Divya Kiran Kumar

FOSS LINUX AUTHOR

I'm Editor of FOSS Linux. I worked as a Software Engineer, before taking up blogging as my full-time job. I enjoy using Linux, and can't imagine anything else for my PC. Apart from writing for FOSS Linux, I enjoy reading non-fictional books. Sapiens was my favorite last read. Hope you enjoy reading and using this blog to enhance your Linux experience! Have a great day ahead!

Latest Articles

VIDEO: Linux Lite 4.8 Features and Desktop Tour

Linux Lite eases Windows 7 users transition to Linux much more comfortable by offering simple software like Team Viewer, VLC, Firefox, TimeShift backup utility, and a full Microsoft Office compatible office suite in LibreOffice.

Top 5 advanced uses of ‘locate’ command in Linux

You can find files by filename using the "locate" command. The command is fast because the background on your system constantly finds and stores new files in a database is a background process. This article shows you top uses of this handy command.

Top 5 advanced uses of ‘Find’ command (used by Hackers)

In this tutorial, we help you master the use of 'Find' command in Linux through the top five secret uses of 'Find' command. Starting with a bit advance use of 'find' we should move to the advance execution.

Top 5 uses of GREP command in Linux

In this article, I explain, how can you optimize your day-to-day task, increase the chances of getting hired, and most importantly, how to save precious hours of your life. 'grep' command is the prime weapon in the war zone of Linux. Once you master the GREP command, you should get the tons of benefits out of it.

Kodi 18 Leia released with support for gaming emulators, ROMs, and controls

The Kodi foundation has released Kodi 18 Leia. For those new to Kodi, it is a cross-platform media center software designed to give users a wide range of entertainment options.

Firefox 65 arrives with enhanced privacy, AVI & WebP support

Mozilla has announced the release of Firefox 65 Web Browser for Linux, Mac, and Windows. This is one of the major updates to the popular open-source web browser. 

Massive security bug found in Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives apt

Everyone was surprised to learn that apt had been infected with a bug. This was discovered by security researcher Max Justicz. He found a vulnerability in apt that allows a network man-in-the-middle (or a malicious package mirror) to execute arbitrary code as root on a machine installing any package.

Steam for Linux lets you play Windows games from other stores

Steam Play has introduced Steam’s Proton tool. The tool gives Linux clients an opportunity to install window games and play them. Users can now launch Windows games purchased from other platforms on Linux.