Divya Kiran Kumar


I'm the 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. I hope you enjoy reading and using this blog to enhance your Linux experience! Have a great day ahead!

Latest Articles

System76 Lemur Pro, a Linux Laptop with the best battery life

There's a vast array of Linux laptops available from the most basic to the high-end, from affordable to expensive and from professional to novice users. If the price is not a constraint for you, you may be interested in the all-new System76's Lemur Pro, a sophisticated Linux laptop the company claims gives you the most long-lasting battery life.

ReactOS 0.4.13 released with new Explorer File Search

Before going into the details of the new release, let us know what ReactOS is all about. It is a free and open-source operating system built to be binary compatible with Windows Server 2003 and later versions of Windows computer programs and device drivers.

5 ways to check if a Port is open on a remote Linux PC

There is an ample number of ways to check for any open ports on a remote Linux PC. Knowing open ports on a Linux machine helps system administrators to connect to the remote PC for troubleshooting system and cloud server issues.

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.