Pulkit Chandak

FOSS LINUX AUTHOR

Pulkit Chandak is a Linux enthusiast and has been using and experimenting with open source software, and hardware too since a long time. He is a huge admirer of open source software and wants to ventilate it to all around him. He is interested in reviewing and writing tutorials on Linux and its innumerable distributions. He believes that freedom in software leads to freedom of the mind from the chains of limits.

Latest Articles

5 Best Download Managers for Linux

We often need to download large files that can go corrupt due to various reasons such as slow internet or interrupted download. Using a broken downloaded file is not something one wants. Download managers make sure that the downloaded file maintains its integrity and also presents you with the ability to pause and resume downloads, provided the server supports it. When you are downloading a massive file, it's recommended to use a download manager.

All about Ubuntu editions and which version should you use?

Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions developed and released by Canonical, and not without reason. It has very enriched repositories, with support for all the programs you could ever need.

How to delete files and directories in Linux

Deleting files on a Linux based system can take multiple forms. The good old graphical file manager can do that pretty quickly, but on the other hand, the command line has an arsenal of programs and options for just that.

CopyQ – Advanced clipboard manager for Linux

We have all had that moment when we copied a text, but we first needed another one, and in the process, lost the first one. If you're lucky, you can get it back quickly with a bit of work.

Scrcpy – Control Android devices from a Linux desktop

Scrcpy is a desktop program that can be used to access your Android phone's system and interface through your computer. The app is quite convenient, and some of its best features are highlighted below.

RipMe – Bulk image downloader for Linux

RipMe can be used to download images in bulk from all major image-hosting websites. Among others, these include Imgur (most importantly), Reddit (yes, you can download pictures of a full sub-Reddit), Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, Instagram, etc. A complete list can be found here.

Gammy – Adaptive screen brightness utility for Linux

Gammy is a program that adjusts the level of screen brightness and the amount of blue light emitted automatically. The way it works is that Gammy takes a screenshot after a very fixed period, and gradually adjusts the brightness based on that.

How to install and setup ADB tools on Linux

If you have an Android phone, you probably want to create backups relatively quickly and reliably. Chances are you have unnecessary built-in Google apps or apps from your manufacturer that you want to get rid of. This is not allowed by default, obviously, but there is a solution.