Transform Your Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal Into A Geek Screen Just Like In The Movies

If you are looking to play with Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal, hollywood is a fun utility to install. It is a geeky eye candy that displays scrolling split screen output from random commands just as in those hacker/geek movies. To install it : sudo apt install hollywood Once installed, simply run it : hollywood (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Terminal...

Quickly Find Out System Information In Linux Mint/Ubuntu From Terminal

It can be useful to selectively print out hardware/system information for troubleshooting or reference purposes. inxi is a very handy command line tool that does just that. It displays information about system software like kernel version, Linux OS details, CPU, RAM and other hardware details. To use it in Linux Mint/Ubuntu, open Terminal and type : inxi Using this command alone will only display...

How To Use The Default Screenshot Tool In Linux Mint

The default screenshot tool in Linux Mint is a handy to use for taking simple screenshots. It can take screenshots of specific windows, selective regions as well as delayed captures. It is available from Menu > Accessories > Screenshot. The interface basically has two main sections Рone for taking screenshots and the other for effects. To take a screenshot of a window, screen or an...

How To Configure Downloading Schedule When Using uGet In Linux Mint

uGet is a powerful and easy to use free download manager for Linux and Windows. To install and use it in Linux Mint: From the Terminal, use the following command: sudo apt-get install uget To know more about how to use it, refer to this earlier article. Now, the Scheduler option in uGet is a useful feature that can allocate blocks of time for downloading files in queue as and when required throughout...

Quickly Get Detailed Battery Usage Details In Linux Mint

For laptops and mobile PCs running on battery source, powerstat is a useful Linux Mint software that shows the detailed power battery consumption along with the average, standard deviation and maximum/minimum values of collected data. To install it, open Terminal in Linux Mint (this is applicable to Ubuntu as well) and type : sudo apt-get install powerstat Once installed, it can be run with various...

Quickly View Processor Usage From Ubuntu Command Line

It is simple to view the per processor usage and statistics in Ubuntu just using the command line. To do this, first install sysstat using the following Terminal command : sudo apt-get install sysstat After it is installed, mpstat is the command to view the processor usage. To display the average CPU utilization per processor, simply type : mpstat -P ALL The above example shows a dual processor system....