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.


Jun 3, 2013

Cool Matrix scrolling in linux terminal - CMatrix

Jun 3, 2013
CMatrix is a simple program that shows the cool matrix scrolling lines in the terminal like the popular Sci-fi movie "The Matrix"


Sep 18, 2012

Commands for Automatic Shutdown in Ubuntu/Linux

Sep 18, 2012

There are times when you need to Schedule shutdown of your computer Maybe when you are downloading some large file or you listen to music before before going to sleep and would like to be able to shutdown your computer after a specified amount of time. After 30 mins say. These simple Terminal commands will Shutdown/Restart your computer at a specific time interval.