Archive of posts with category 'Linux applications'

Kup Backup for Plasma 5

If you use Plasma 5, Kup Backup may be the best backup tool for you. It is simple and yet has many features including scheduled backups.

LanguageTool: free and open-source grammar checker

LanguageTool is an open-source tool for checking text for spelling and grammar errors. It is available for LibreOffice, Google Docs, MS Word, Firefox, Google Chrome, Emacs, VIM, etc.

Cloudberry Backup for Linux Server (web interface)

You will learn how to install CloudBerry Backup for Linux on a server and configure it with the web interface. CloudBerry Backup can back up to any popular cloud storage....

Schedule backup in Linux (rsync + cron)

Configure automatic backup in Linux now and you will thank yourself in the future. I will show how to schedule rsync with cron to run daily, weekly, and monthly.

Edit PDF in Linux (split, merge, extract, rotate)

You will learn how to edit PDFs in Linux with a modern graphical program. In partuluar, you will see how to merge, split, rotate PDFpages in Linux.

How to enable a Virtualbox shared folder for Linux guest systems

Configuring a shared folder in Virtualbox is not trivial. So, I will show you how to enable a shared folder in Virtualbox for any Linux as guest systems.

Linux Backup with Graphical Programs

You can make Linux backup with graphical programs that use rsync as a back-end. My favourite programs for that are Grsync and Luckybackup. This post is about how to use...

Firefox smooth scrolling

Firefox scrolling is far from smooth by default. In this post, I will show you how to enable smooth scrolling in Firefox (1) by changing configs of Firefox and (2)...

XFCE drop-down terminal

Did you know that XFCE terminal supports the drop-down mode? In this post, you will learn to enable the XFCE drop-down terminal. A drop-down terminal is very useful to have...

Linux graphical encryption program

VeraCrypt is probably the most user-friendly and the most flexible Linux graphical encryption program. In this post, I will show you how to use it.

VeraCrypt: 4 ways to encrypt a flash drive in Linux

You can encrypt flash drive in Linux in 4 different ways 1) encrypted file container, 2) hidden encrypted volume, 3) encrypted and regular parts, 4) whole flash drive encryption.

How to install AUR packages (manually + helpers)

If you use Arch Linux, Manjaro, or Antergoes, you need to know how to install AUR packages. This post shows how to install AUR programs manually and with helpers.

Burn ISO to USB in Linux with GUI app

You need to burn an ISO to USB in Linux using a graphical program, there is a nice cross platform open source program called Etcher. You can use it to...

Do I need a Firewall in Linux?

What is a firewall? Do I need a firewall in Linux? How to set up and configure a firewall in Linux. All these questions are answered in this post.

How to Format a Bootable USB to Normal

You need to format a bootable USB drive to normal after you used it to install Linux. This post will tach you how to do that. You can also use...

How to FIX: Dropbox will stop syncing in Linux

If your get a message "Dropbox will stop syncing. Move your Dropbox to a supported file system." This post will help you to fix this problem. You will be able...

Auto-mount encrypted partitions at boot

This post will show you how to mount encrypted partitions at boot automatically because no one likes mounting encrypted partitions manually.

How to shrink a Linux partition without losing data?

Do you need to shrink a partition in Linux without reinstalling the system? You can resize your partition without losing your data with GParted and this post will show you...

CloudBerry Backup for Linux: an ultimate backup solution

CloudBerry Backup for Linux is an ultimate backup solution available for Linux. This post will provide an overview of all its features.

Plasma 5 on Arch Linux – Install and Configure

Install Plasma 5 in Arch Linux and you will get the best combination of the power Arch Linux combined with the productivity of Plasma 5 desktop environment.

How to make a GIF with GIMP

If Linux command line seems very difficult for you to create GIF animation, use GIMP as the best alternative. Read how to make GIFs with GIMP

Convert video to images with FFmpeg in Linux

Do you want to extract some images from the video file? Read our linux video to images with ffmpeg tutorial and read how to do it.

Make GIF in Linux with one simple command

You can make GIF in Linux with one simple command. Just place all images in one directory and combine them into a GIF with imagemagick.

AUR in Manjaro Octopi

By enabling the AUR in Manjaro, you can extend the list of available programs in Manjaro a lot. Actually, you can use AUR in Manjaro Octopi with the graphical interface....

Convert video to images with VLC Media Player

You may need to extract images from a video.VLC Player will automate the process. Read the guide how to convert video to images with VLC.

Backup and Restore Your Linux System with rsync

Crating a backup with rsync is the easiest and the most reliable way to back up Linux system regardless. Rsync is a simple, very configurable and flexible program.

How to FIX: This content is not available in your country

Do you wonder how to fix "This content is not available in your country error"? This post will show you simple and free options to get rid of this message....

The best note-taking software on Linux

I have tried many note-taking programs available on Linux. In this post, I describe what in my view the best note-taking software on Linux.