Thursday, February 23, 2017

Viewing image using Gwenview on Ubuntu

By default ubuntu comes with gnome image viewer for viewing image on your computer, but the gnome image viewer is not very good, it is slow and doesn't show image nicely. I need a better image viewer on my ubuntu.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Comparing two files using Kompare on Ubuntu

Comparing two files using Kompare on Ubuntu

On ubuntu you can compare two identical files using program called 'kompare', let say you have two config files with same name and structure, you have no idea what are the differences between the two.

How to disable and enable ethernet on Ubuntu

If you are using ethernet cable for your network connection and you want to disable it without unplug the cable, you can do it from the command line.

Friday, February 17, 2017

How to create command alias on Ubuntu

There is another cool trick that you can do on the command line of ubuntu, you can make an alias for calling other command, it's little bit hard to explain but i think it's easier to understand when you try out your self.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

How to check disk partition on Ubuntu

You might have more than one disk partition on your hard drive, and checking for disk partition on ubuntu is easy to do, you can do it from the command line, i'm going to show you right now.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

How to display tree of directories and files on Ubuntu

Besides displaying tree of processes on ubuntu, you can also display tree of directories and files if you like. To display tree of process the command is 'pstree', but for directories and files the command is just 'tree'.

Monday, February 13, 2017

How to check geo location from ip address

If you have curl installed on your ubuntu, you can use it to check your geo location based on ip-address, it is very easy to do.

How to display tree of processes on Ubuntu

Another cool thing you can do while you are on command line is displaying tree of processes, how cool is that? This is very useful for someone who wants to trace processes on ubuntu, you actually get the visual display of every processes.

Create simple web server with Python on Ubuntu

Create simple web server with Python on Ubuntu

There is a cool thing we can do with python command on ubuntu, we can create a simple HTTP server with python command, and you don't even have to wrote any code, simply execute the command.

How to check timezone on Ubuntu

Every computers have date and time, but what about the timezone? how to check which timezone my computer use? in this article i will show you how to check timezone on ubuntu.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Searching google from command line Ubuntu

Searching google from web browser is so boring, do want try something new? like searching google from command line of ubuntu.

How to use sudo without entering password

If you want, you can run anything that must run with 'sudo' command but without entering the password. This can be done by modifying the sudoers file on ubuntu.

Scan open port using netcat on Ubuntu

By default ubuntu comes with pre-installed tool called netcat (nc), using netcat we can scan for open port on other computer that connected to the same network.

The application Synapse has closed unexpectedly

This morning when i open synapse and then i click on something, synapse just went crazy, it's showing error 'The application Synapse has closed unexpectedly'. I have no idea what's going on.

Clementine music player on Ubuntu

Since ubuntu 14.04, the default music player on ubuntu is always rhythmbox, i personally don't like rhythmbox because it's slow, unresponsive and buggy, i prefer clementine as music player on ubuntu.

How to install and use Synapse on Ubuntu

Synapse is a super cool application launcher on ubuntu, not only you can search and launch application but you can also search for documents like music files, images, etc. In this post i will show you how to install and use synapse on ubuntu.

Friday, February 10, 2017

How to install Cairo dock on Ubuntu

Cairo dock is one of the older dock app on ubuntu, it's been around for ages and still maintain and developed today, if you are looking for dock app for your ubuntu, cairo-dock might be the one for you.

How to install Spotify on Ubuntu

Spotify is a very popular music streaming service in the universe, in order to use spotify you need to install the desktop app, in this post i will show you how to install spotify desktop app on ubuntu.

How to install Slack on Ubuntu

Instead of using email for communication on a company, you can use slack, slack is team collaboration tool that can be use to communicate among team member.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

How to change Plank theme on Ubuntu

For beginners changing theme on plank is not easy as changing theme on docky, because with plank you don't see a menu for switching themes. Don't worry i'm here to help you, follow this simple tutorial and you will be fine.

Plank vs Docky, which one better?

Plank and docky is almost identical in terms of overall look and feel, they both dock program that available on ubuntu, plank is more simple and straight forward while docky is more advanced in terms of feature.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Plank, simple dock app for Ubuntu

Plank is another dock app that you can use on ubuntu, compared with docky, plank is more simple and minimalist, also i found that plank is more stable in terms of performance.

Docky, cool dock app for Ubuntu

docky dock app on ubuntu

Docky is a nice dock app for ubuntu, when installed, docky will be placed at the bottom of your desktop screen, in there you can have shortcut for currently opened apps and also widgets (docklets).

Monday, February 6, 2017

How to use Graphviz with PHP on Ubuntu

On the previous post, i show you how to install and use graphviz on ubuntu, let's take it to another level, this article i will show you cool tricks using graphviz, php and apache web server.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

How to install and use Graphviz on Ubuntu

Graphviz is an open source tool for creating diagrams on ubuntu, you can create flowchart, data structure and all kind of scientific diagrams using graphviz.