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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.