Jul 27, 2014

Basic Vim editing for beginners

Jul 27, 2014
Vim is a Powerful console-based text editor. It is full of features. But in this tutorial we will only see the basic editing with the vi/vim editor. After going through this you will be able to do most of the essential tasks with vim without spending a lot of time for learning all of vim.

Jul 26, 2014

Vim Commands Cheat Sheet

Jul 26, 2014

Vim has been a Unix/Linux programmer's friend since decades, once you get a strong grip on its commands you can do things much faster in a few keystrokes, for example : you need not even use arrow keys to move the cursor instead use 'position by character' commands which is given in 1st table

Here is a list of useful vim commands arranged in groups, helpful for quick reference.

Jul 7, 2014

Show Asterisks for Password input in Linux/Mac terminal

Jul 7, 2014
Whenever you are prompt to enter your password in your linux/mac terminal you cannot see the number of characters typed i.e. you don't get any visual feedback so you may sometimes mess up your password. with the simple steps below you can view asterisks (*) for your entered password.


Jun 25, 2014

Install and Run Opera Mini on your Ubuntu desktop

Jun 25, 2014
Getting a slow internet connection? or want to save data or just want to try opera mini on your ubuntu desktop?

also if you are a web developer it might be useful to see how your site looks in mobile/operamini.

Opera mini compresses web pages through it's servers before sending it to you. It saves more than 80% of data and hence speeds up your browsing.

Steps to Install Opera Mini in Ubuntu 

Jun 5, 2013

Get synced lyrics on your Linux Box with OSD Lyrics

Jun 5, 2013
Want to sing along with your favourite song in your Linux machine? Here comes OSD lyrics!

OSD Lyrics is a lyrics viewer compatible with various media players. It is not a plugin but a standalone program. OSD Lyrics shows synchronized lyrics on your desktop, in the style similar to KaraOK. It works with Rhythmbox, Banshee, VLC, Clementine, Songbird, Amarok, Audacious, Exaile, Qmmp, Quod Libet, MPD, and XMMS2 and More.