How to find string in a file on Linux

Sometimes you might need to search a particular word or a string inside a file. To do this, almost every text editor has some sort of GUI implementation to help you out. But for Linux users, it is much more productive and convenient to do these searches from the command-line.

How to install Linux Mint on VirtualBox

Linux Mint is one of the most popular Linux distributions, which is based on Ubuntu. Linux Mint attracts many Windows users to Linux operating system due to its comfortable and friendly desktop environment that resembles the Windows classic desktop. If you are interested in trying Linux Mint, our advice is to use a Linux Mint Live USB drive or install it on a virtual machine.

How to install DEB packages on Ubuntu & Linux Mint

If you found a software setup file ending with the format (.deb) then this means the file is a Debian package that is designed especially for Debian based machines. If you are a newbie to Linux this may seem a little bit annoying because you may need some extra steps to install those Debian packages. But do not worry we are here to help you do so.

Apt vs. Aptitude Command: A Definitive Guide

If you are like me, you surely have come across the aptitude and apt command. Not only that, but you should have also seen discussions based on which one is "better"? If you are still wondering, then you have come to the right place as we not only understand both of them but also try to differentiate them in the most unbiased way you can find.

How to install Google Chrome on MX Linux

MX Linux is a Debian-based Linux distro and uses the Xfce desktop environment. The distro is popular mainly due to its MX Tools utility, which is a compilation of several GUI-based tools that come in handy to get things done or even for fixing issues quickly. It ships with Firefox as the default web browser. This beginner's guide shows how to install the Google Chrome Browser by GUI and command-line ways.

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Ubuntu ships with Firefox as the default web browser. If you were trying to install Google Chrome from the official Ubuntu software center, then it will not work as Chrome is not an open-source application. You may find the Chromium browser which is stripped open-source version of the Chrome browser.

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Top opensource virtualization software for Linux

Virtualization in computing involves creating virtual machines, storage, hardware, computer network resources, or an operating system. You can create many instances of a given operating system on a single computer. These instances are called virtual machines. Virtualization software has become popular as they extend the capabilities of a system drastically. Virtualization is most preferred and applied for cloud computing.

10 reasons to use GNOME as your desktop environment

One of the best things about using Linux is that you get access to tons of desktop environments. But on the flip side, with so many desktop environments (DE) to choose from, it can get real confusing real quick as to which DE is right for you. Furthermore, the Linux community is always engaged in a heated argument around which DE is the best.

Deepin DE review: The most beautiful Linux DE

The Deepin Desktop Environment, or DDE for short, is one of, if not the best-looking Linux desktop environments out there. It brings a clean, elegant, modern, and professional-looking user interface. Not only will it woo anyone who looks at it, but it also provides a super intuitive and familiar user experience.

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How to merge PDF files on Linux

PDF files are essential for both personal and professional documents. There are several command-line and GUI Linux tools you can use to combine multiple inter-related PDF files into a single PDF file.

Tips and tricks of using wget Linux command

Wget is a command-line, open-source utility to download files and web pages from the internet. It gets data from the internet and displays it in your terminal or saves it to a file. The wget utility is non-interactive. You can get the most out of it through scripts or even schedule file downloads.

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Top 20 Git Commands with Practical Examples

If you are here reading this post, there is a high probability that you have heard or interacted with Github, and you now want to learn Git. Before we continue with showing you some of the cool Git commands, let's understand the difference between Git and GitHub.

How to access Website using command-line from the Terminal

GUI is not often possible, and you are not expected to rely on GUI/Gnome based tools for testing and exploitation practices. Suppose you have gained a shell on some machine and want to download an exploit, then the web browser is not available.

The 8 Best Self-Hosted Proxy Servers

A proxy service aims to act on behalf of another. It could be to act on behalf of another person or behalf of another client machine or server. Hence, when we talk proxy servers, we have forward proxy servers or reverse proxy servers.