Category: Command line utilities

Adjust Monitor Brightness in Linux

How To Adjust Monitor Brightness From Command Line In Linux

This brief tutorial explains how we can adjust monitor brightness from command line in Unix-like operating systems. Adjusting screen brightness in GUI mode is easy. We already have reviewed a Brightness Controller GUI app which...

Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

How To Check Laptop Battery Status And Level In Terminal In Linux

Finding your Laptop battery status in GUI mode is easy. You could easily tell the battery level by hovering the mouse pointer over the battery indicator icon in the task/top bar. But, how about from...

Apt-clone - Backup Installed Packages

Backup Installed Packages And Restore Them On Freshly Installed Ubuntu System

Installing the same set of packages on multiple Ubuntu systems is time consuming and boring task. You don’t want to spend your time to install the same packages over and over on multiple systems. When...

GPM - Configure Mouse Support For Linux Virtual Consoles

How To Configure Mouse Support For Linux Virtual Consoles

I use Oracle VirtualBox to test various Unix-like operating systems. Most of my VMs are headless servers that does not have graphical desktop environment. For a long time, I have been wondering how can we...

Autotrash - A CLI Tool To Automatically Purge Old Trashed Files

Autotrash – A CLI Tool To Automatically Purge Old Trashed Files

Autotrash is a command line utility to automatically purge old trashed files. It will purge files that have been in the trash for more then a given number of days. You don’t need to empty...