Divya Kiran Kumar


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

Top 6 commands to check the memory usage on Linux

Do you find that your Linux installation has been running slowly lately? If you do, then you need to test which programs or processes are using the system resources. There are, of course, some processes that go rouge and run in the background without your knowledge.

How to backup and restore Ubuntu with TimeShift

Timeshift is a free-to-use tool that lets you take backup system settings and files. By protecting these important files, you can always restore them if something goes wrong. However, the tool is not there to protect your files, including pictures, music, and documents.

How to Zip and Unzip files on Ubuntu

In this article, we shall show you the command-line way and GUI way of creating an archive (zip format) and extracting an existing zip file. For the tutorial, we are going to use Ubuntu 18.04. If for any reason, the zip is not installed, you can install it using the command as follows.

Wait command in Linux explained with examples

The wait command comes built-in with Linux; hence you can find it in any of the Linux distros. It is used to wait before a running process is completed. To make it work, you need to use it with a job id or a process id.

How to execute a Shell command with Python

Python is one of the popular programming languages out there. If you are using Linux, then learning it helps you in automating workflows and scripts.

Top 20 must-have apps for your Ubuntu PC

OK, this one is going to be a long one, so grab a cup of coffee and scroll through the best apps that we think are must-have for your Ubuntu PC. We have hand-picked each one of these considering the most common categories that suit an average Linux user.

Listing Users in Linux explained with examples

It's a common situation, especially for system administrators, to find out the list of users on a Linux system. In today's tutorial, we shall accurately show you how to do that.

Traceroute command usage explained with examples

Traceroute is a useful command as it lets you understand the routing of a connection. The utility can help you figure out your network better and also find out issues if there is any. In simple words, Traceroute, when used, prints out the complete routing of a request from origin to destination.