Aug 25, 2015

Linux wc command: count characters, words, lines of a file

Aug 25, 2015
The wc command in unix/linux is used to print the number of characters, words, bytes and newlines of files or standard input.

Syntax
wc [OPTION] [FILE]


Aug 23, 2015

Best clipboard manager for ubuntu / Linux Mint: Diodon

Aug 23, 2015
The clipboard is a temporary storage for your copied stuff which can be text, picture or any data
to manage your clipboard you can use diodon

Diodon is a lightweight clipboard manager written in vala. It is made for unity interface but also works fine in gnome, cinnamon and xfce. it is shown in the indicator in menu and all copied text appear in it

once installed the diodon icon appears on the notification area

Aug 22, 2015

How to Change GRUB Boot Order in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Aug 22, 2015
Let's see how to boot into a specific operating system by default in linux grub boot loader.
When you install a new copy of linux OS on your computer by default you get booted into your linux partition after a time interval. But let's say you have dual boot with windows and you would like to boot into windows instead.


Aug 17, 2015

How to Install xfce in ubuntu linux

Aug 17, 2015

I found Unity to be very memory consuming and sometimes it hangs the whole system. So here comes xfce - A lightweight Desktop which is fast and uses less system resources. you will find it much like gnome 2.x. It comes as the default UI in Xubuntu. But it can also be installed along side unity in ubuntu. Let's start!.

Aug 16, 2015

Internet speed, CPU, RAM usage indicator for ubuntu

Aug 16, 2015
A System load indicator to view internet network speed: download and upload, CPU usage and Memory consumption and also swap space use. It is based on the default system monitor so you will find all resources synced. It is a port of the gnome multiload panel applet to appindicators and vala