Tag Archives: terminal

How to Install Terminator, a Linux Terminal Emulator on Steroids

By | March 31, 2020

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.

By | April 19, 2018

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 »

Why these 5 myths about the Linux command-line are false

By | February 27, 2018

USING THE command-line (CL) is scary for many computer users especially those using Linux. All effort is wielded to avoid it as much as possible. One major reason for this trend is that many of such users are coming from using an operating system (OS) where important stuffs were done point-and-click style using only the… Read More »

How to set a permanent system brightness value for Ubuntu Linux

By | July 21, 2016

Reducing the brightness of your PC is a very good thing to do for several reasons, among which are the reduction of power (battery) consumption and the optical effects it can have on the eyes of a regular PC user. By default I set the brightness of all my systems to the lowest value possible… Read More »

How to Change transparency of the terminal window in ubuntu

By | July 21, 2016

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 »