Pop!_OS: An Ubuntu Based Linux Distro For PCs

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Pop!_OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution by System 76 – a company that specialises in building and selling Linux based PCs and servers. If you’ve used Ubuntu, then Pop!_OS would be very familiar to use with it’s GNOME environment. Installing Pop!_OS : Download it from here. There are two choices for downloading it: an ISO for systems that run Intel/AMD graphics and the other...

How To Use Terminology In Bodhi Linux To Split Screen And Preview Files

Terminology is a cool terminal emulator for Linux that offers a split-screen view and also lets you preview images and other files directly from it. This article uses the Bodhi Linux distribution in which Terminology is the default terminal emulator but you can install it in other Linux distributions too. To install it in Linux Mint / Ubuntu, open Terminal and type: sudo apt install terminology To...

Convert Images To Cool ASCII Art Using This Command Line Tool In Linux Mint/Ubuntu

ASCII art looks pretty awesome as it only uses text characters to form an image. Here is a command-line cool tool that can directly convert images into colorful ASCII art and display it in the Terminal: img2txt. To install and use it in Linux Mint/Ubuntu: Open Terminal and first install caca-utils sudo apt install caca-utils Next, install the img2txt package and its dependencies: sudo apt install...

Tune-Up And Manage Linux Mint And Ubuntu Systems With This Graphical Tool

Stacer is a system optimizer which can monitor system load, uninstall apps, tune-up system and manage processes. It has a cool graphical dashboard that makes it easy to monitor the system resources in use and also optimize them. Here is how to install and use it for Linux Mint and Ubuntu: First, add the required repository for installing it from the Terminal by typing: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oguzhaninan/stacer Next,...

Quickly Convert Web Pages And HTML Files To PDF From Linux Command Line

It can be useful to directly create PDF documents from HTML files through the Linux command line. HTMLDOC is a useful tool that does that. For using it in Debian based distros, first open Terminal and install it as follows (this example uses Linux Mint):  sudo apt install htmldoc Once installed, it can be directly used from the Terminal. To convert an existing HTML file to PDF, the syntax is:  htmldoc...

Manage Network Interfaces From Linux Terminal With the ip Command

Newer Linux distros have the ip command rather than ifconfig for getting network interface information and for managing them from the Linux command line. Here is a quick guide on how to use this command from the Linux terminal: To show network information for all the interfaces, type: ip addr show This will list all the network interfaces sequentially along with their status and other network details. To...