GNOME Schedule is a graphical user interface (GUI) tool that leverages the power of cron. It brings together the power of cron with the ease-of-use. Whilst we can use the command-line to schedule tasks, we can also use GNOME Schedule to complete the same task.
Sometimes we work with long paths in directories and it is hard to remember all of them. What about popping them when we need them? There is a solution to this, it is called directory stack. As the name suggests, a directory stack is a stack in which we can push and pop directories when […]
Tired of typing long path names? Me too. I have a very good solution that will save you time and energy. Type less, be more productive. Forget the parent directory, if you want to go to a sub-directory just type ‘cd subdirectory’ in the terminal (without quotation marks). But how does this work? The trick […]
This tutorial covers crossdev and distcc that allow users to cross compile across several networked computers on Gentoo. I used it on an Intel Celeron (i686) which ran the emerge and my Dell with an Intel i5 (x86_64), which worked as the helper box. Setup Network First of all, we setup a network of computers. […]
Some people like to play with FreeBSD and to use it like a desktop operating system. Normally, FreeBSD is a text mode server OS with full packages. How do you install a desktop environment like KDE and GNOME on FreeBSD? In my example, I will explain how I have installed KDE 4.8.4 on FreeBSD 9.1. […]
“cat” is one of the commands that is used mostly in our everyday activities, so far as the terminal is concerned. It is mostly used with text files for displaying, combining (concatenating) and creating new ones. Here are 10 useful examples of such cat commands for beginners. 1. Creating a new file The most common […]
We have already shown you how to install and monitor network interface bandwidth usage using vnStat in our previous article. Since vnStat command is only command mode, the author of vnStat have created cool Graphical PHP frontend called vnStat PHP frontend to view vnStat graphs. You can view the network interfaces bandwidth usages in you […]
There are many tools available to monitor our network bandwidth usage at a particular date and time. Those tools will collect and send the bandwidth usage to system or network admins to find out what’s going on in there network infrastructure. We have already shown you how to monitor network bandwidth using iftop tool. Well, […]