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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.

[Guide] apt vs apt-get commands, and which one to use?

Most Linux users, both veterans, and newbies, often get confused about what the difference between the Linux commands apt, and apt-get are and when they should use one or the other.

How to create an Ubuntu Live USB drive using command-line

Do you know that you can create an Ubuntu Live USB from your terminal? If you are a command-line geek who loves to do everything using the terminal and don't like installing a third-party app for creating a live USB drive, you have landed in the correct place!

How to sync Microsoft OneDrive from command-line in Linux

For Linux users, there is no official desktop client for the Microsoft OneDrive. Hence we suggest an alternative third-party software called Rclone. This app is a command-line based tool used to synchronize all your files to and from the cloud.  Rclone tool supports various cloud storage services like Amazon Drive, Google Drive, and many other cloud storage services, including the Microsoft OneDrive.

Taking command-line power user’s ZSH for a spin – no shell game here

In today's article, we'll take an in-depth look at the zsh shell, as it is growing increasingly popular with the *Nix community.  Earlier this year, Apple announced that starting with the macOS 10.15 Catalina, zsh should serve as the OS's default shell, replacing bash, used by Apple since the macOS X 10.3 Panther, first released in October 2003.

How to search Wikipedia by command-line on Ubuntu

Querying Wikipedia by command line via Ubuntu's Terminal is great fun. Today, I'm going to show you just that by using a free utility called wikipedia2text. This command-line utility queries the search term from the Wikipedia website and displays the result in the form of text within the Terminal.

How to repair the GRUB bootloader using a Ubuntu Live USB drive

Ubuntu Live CD or a USB drive comes in handy at times when something goes wrong. You can do things like recovering data, check for hard disk errors, or even restore the Grub bootloader.

How to create and edit text files using command-line from Linux Terminal

In today's Terminal Tuts session, we shall show you several ways of creating and editing text files that can be done easily and quickly using the command line.