Category: Linux Basics

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...

bat command

Bat – A Cat Clone With Syntax Highlighting And Git Integration

In Unix-like systems, the ‘cat’ command is used to print and concatenate files. Using cat command, we can print the contents of a file to the standard output, concatenate several files into the target file,...

Safely manage cron jobs in Linux

How To Easily And Safely Manage Cron Jobs In Linux

When it comes to schedule tasks in Linux, which utility comes to your mind first? Yeah, you guessed it right. Cron! The cron utility helps you to schedule commands/tasks at specific time in Unix-like operating...

Moreutils - A Collection Of More Useful Unix Utilities

Moreutils – A Collection Of More Useful Unix Utilities

We all know about GNU core utilities that comes pre-installed with all Unix-like operating systems. These are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system. The GNU core utilities contains the commands,...

Termtosvg - Record Terminal Sessions As SVG Animations In Linux

How To Record Terminal Sessions As SVG Animations In Linux

Recording Terminal sessions may help in several cases. You can use those recording sessions to document everything that you did in Terminal and save them for future reference. You can use them to demonstrate different...