Category Archive: software

Mar 28 2018

Cronopete – An Apple Time Machine Clone For Linux

If you use Mac OS, you certainly have known about or used Time machine. It is a backup software application distributed with the Apple’s Mac OS X. It is used to backup your data to an external drive, so that you can restore them later from the backup. If you are a fan boy/girl of …

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Dec 18 2017

How to Create a .Desktop File For Your Application in Linux

Some applications don’t show up in your Application menu. This article shows you how to create a .desktop file in Linux so you can launch your favorite apps from the Application menu. Source: How to Create a .Desktop File For Your Application in Linux – Make Tech Easier

Dec 10 2017

12 Different Options of Rsync Command in Linux With Examples

This article shows different practical usage of rsync command and its options in linux with detailed examples Source: 12 Different Options of Rsync Command in Linux With Examples (LinOxide)

Nov 27 2017

18 curl command examples in Linux/Unix

cURL(See URL) is an excellent Linux command which helps in interacting with web pages, FTP servers as a Linux inbuilt API. Source: 18 curl command examples in Linux/Unix – The Linux Juggernaut

Nov 18 2017

Do you hate Firefox 57, or more specifically the loss of the Classic Theme Restorer and/or Tab Mix Plus extensions?

Firefox has been pushing out Firefox 57, and a lot of people really hate the fact that their “legacy” extensions don’t work anymore. Two that I see frequently mentioned as especially missed are Classic Theme Restorer and Tab Mix Plus. Now, you should be aware that there is an alternative to Firefox called Waterfox, which …

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Nov 09 2017

What Is GREP and How Do You Use It?

Grep is a small Unix program for finding matching patterns. Begun as a Unix program, it can be found on Linux as well as Mac and BSD. It can read just about any text, meaning it can read input from another commands, or it can open and look through files directly. Grep is insanely useful, …

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Nov 02 2017

How to Take Linux System Snapshots with Timeshift

Linux shows you no mercy when you don’t have a backup. There are several backup utilities out there, including System Restore for Windows and Time Machine for Mac OS. Timeshift is an open-source software which takes incremental snapshots of your Linux file system at regular intervals, which you can restore later if you accidentally render …

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Oct 10 2017

Installing macOS High Sierra on Proxmox 5

This tutorial for installing macOS Sierra has been adapted for Proxmox 5 from Kholia’s GitHub project for installing into vanilla KVM. There is more documentation there which will help out with enabling extra features and diagnosing problems! Source: Installing macOS High Sierra on Proxmox 5 (Nicholas Sherlock)

Oct 01 2017

3 Python web scrapers and crawlers

Check out these great Python tools for crawling and scraping the web, and parsing out the data you need. Source: 3 Python web scrapers and crawlers | Opensource.com

Sep 25 2017

freezetab: A powerful alternative to bookmarks in the Chrome browser

Freezetab helps you save your tabs and keep them organized. Features: ★ Tab Groups Every time you save a bookmark the browser forces you to pick a folder to put the bookmark in. You often don’t have a folder name in mind, so all of your tabs end up in one giant unorganized folder. Freezetab …

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