Wine is a unique piece of software that allows you to run software and games built for Windows on a Linux system like Ubuntu.
This software acts as a layer that sits between Ubuntu and the windows application. It will translate Windows system calls into a system call that Ubuntu understands.
Wine also differs from virtualization software like VirtualBox as you do not need to run a full version of Windows on top of Ubuntu.
Within this guide, we will show you how to install the latest version of Wine for Ubuntu.
Czkawka is a simple, fast and easy to use software to remove unnecessary files from your machine.
Czkawka is a free and open-source software written in memory safe Rust. It works on Linux, Mac, and Windows. Due to advanced algorithms and multi-threading, it is amazingly fast!
boringproxy is a combination of a reverse proxy and a tunnel manager.
What that means is if you have a self-hosted web service (Nextcloud, Emby, Jellyfin, etherpad, personal website, etc.) running on a private network (such as behind a NAT at home), boringproxy aims to provide the easiest way to securely (i.e. HTTPS and optional password-protection) expose that server to the internet, so you can access it from anywhere.
For this project, we will be showing you how to run the popular Zoom client on a Raspberry Pi.
tmpmailis a command line utility written in POSIX
shthat allows you to create a temporary email address and receive emails to the temporary email address. It uses 1secmail’s API to receive emails.
Using the Shazam audio fingerprinting algorithm, SongRec can identify a song from an audio file or using the microphone. It’s written in Rust + Gtk3.
When spending most of your day around bash shell, it is not uncommon to waste time typing the same commands over and over again. This is pretty close to the definition of insanity.
Luckily, bash gives us several ways to avoid repetition and increase productivity.
Today, we will explore the tools we can leverage to optimize what I love to call “shell time”.
Minimal Bash script template that will make your scripts safer, consistent with standards, and provide a way to parse and validate parameters.
This article explains how to repeat a command every X seconds, in 2 ways: using watch, and using sleep in a while loop (avoiding time drifting).
Going to free up Ubuntu system disk space? Try clearing the systemd journal logs, it may free up a few GB of space.
You can also edit the configuration file to limit the journal log disk usage (100 MB for example).