How to Install Terminator, a Linux Terminal Emulator on Steroids

There is a default terminal emulator (or terminal for short) that come pre-installed in every Linux distro. The terminal is the command-line interface through which you can type in commands and carry out other text manipulation on Linux. This is so irrespective of the fact that many modern Linux distros support very beautiful and intuitive graphical user interface for every day Linux use cases.… Read More »

6 Commands you must know to be Productive on the terminal.

The Linux command line (CL) is a wonderful tool, that gives you power beyond normal point-and-click. With it you can unleash the full force of the open-source operating system for any purpose. Yet many new comers shy away from using it. Though it can seem daunting and intimidating at first, looking more like a no-go… Read More »

How to Change transparency of the terminal window in ubuntu

STEP 1: Open the terminal (short code: CTRL+ALT+T). STEP 2: And it should have a default solid colour as background like this. STEP 3: Right click on any part of the terminal and select the “profile” option, the “Profile Preferences”. STEP 4: Select the “background” tab to reveal 3 options: “Solid color”, “Background image”, “Transparent… Read More »

How To Install Zoom Video Conferencing App On Linux

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world, leading to lockdown in a different part of the world, the importance of staying in touch has been brought to the fore. This could be with family members, friends, employees, civil servant and presidents. Communication is now essential in keeping up to date and/or ensuring that essential… Read More »

How To Install And Setup Git In Linux

What is git? Git is a distributed code revision software created by Linus Torvalds, (yes the creator of Linux). Git is used in project/source code version control. That simply means that it ensures that you can save your work (any coding project) at a particular point in time – versions. Each save is called, in… Read More »

How to Install FileZilla FTP Client on Linux

Upload Files directly to an FTP Server. Creating a website is already hard don’t make it harder to upload the files (of the website/app) to your server – just use the free and open-source FileZilla. You could use the command line interface (terminal) for speed and those that are very proficient at typing commands. But… Read More »

Automating Stuffs: Introduction to Linux Shell Scripting

In recent times many computer users are comfortable using point-and-click (graphical) user interfaces – GUI – and so any mention of commands becomes scary and disturbing. But as a Linux user the command line interface (CLI) is an integral part of the operating system (OS) and also very necessarily productivity or performance-wise. There still many… Read More »

Get Root Privileges Using the sudo Command.

By | December 31, 2018

The sudo command The sudo (super do) command in Linux is used to give certain user(s) only a few super (root/administrator) permissions. And with those granted permissions a regular user can issue root commands to carry out any administrative tasks on the system. If you want to use sudo to run commands as a regular… Read More »