Display The Matrix Code Right From Within Linux Mint / Ubuntu Terminal

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One of the earlier articles described how to get the Hollywood style hacker screen effects along with Mission Impossible tune from within the Linux Terminal. There is one more cool utility that can simulate the famous screen of falling characters from the cult classic movie The Matrix . Here is how to install and use it from Linux Mint/Ubuntu Terminal : Open Terminal and first install...

How To Install And Use Steam For Gaming In Linux Mint

It is easy and conveninent to download and play PC games through Steam. Simply buy the ones needed (they are offered at a very discounted rate from time to time), download and play. As much as it is popular for Windows games, Steam also can be installed for Linux platforms. Here is how to download and install Steam for Linux Mint: Open Terminal and type : sudo apt install steam Wait for the installation...

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 The Terminal will now be filled with lots of output among different split screens and will...

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...

Take Screenshots Directly From The Terminal In Linux Mint/Ubuntu

Scrot is a command line utility that can directly take screenshots from the Terminal. To install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, open Terminal and type the following : sudo apt install scrot Once installed, it is easy to use. To directly take a screenshot of the Terminal : scrot What this will do is save the screenshot with a timestamp in the current directory. To save a screenshot in other location : scrot...

How To Remove Exif Data From Images When Using Ubuntu/Linux Mint

An earlier article described how to remove EXIF data from images when using Windows. For doing that in Ubuntu/Linux Mint, there is a simple and powerful tool which can be used. It is the exiftool. First, install it from the terminal using the following command: sudo apt-get install libimage-exiftool-perl After it is installed, images can be directly processed from the terminal with this tool. To display...