The 2018 FIFA World Cup is well underway and you’re probably obsessively refreshing your favourite website to get all the latest fixtures and results. But with over 30 nations from around the world competing in this prestigious […]
Unfortunately in Linux, certainly Ubuntu, the default GUI file search is not the most useful way to find files. With just a small amount of patience you can find files quickly and easily using the command […]
I’ve often wondered why Ubuntu ships with several different terminal apps installed by default. It’s a minor little quirk, granted, and something few people will notice. But a query that has, from time to time, confused […]
Last August Canonical shared design mockups of a new, converged Terminal app it wants to offer on its new Unity 8 desktop. Now the app exists. The current development version is not perfect, polished or feature complete, but it is looking more like the […]
A lot of us use the terminal on Ubuntu, typically from an app like GNOME Terminal, Xterm or an app like Guake. But did you know that there’s an JS/HTML/CSS Terminal? It’s called Hyper (formerly/also known […]
This cool retro terminal emulator lets you code like it's the 1980s. It has a variety of vintage effects and layouts. Better yet, it's open-source.
Want to know exactly when you last booted your Ubuntu machine, or how long it’s been since you last did? Probably not —but I’m going to show you how anyway. Detailed boot information can be useful when […]
A lot of us use the command line on a regular basis, be it to do some simple package management with apt or monitor system resources with top. Have you ever wondered which commands you use most […]
Ever wanted to track YouTube subscriber accounts using the Terminal? Of course you haven't, but you will after seeing this neat new app…
Want to use Wunderlist on Linux, but without the overhead of a GUI? Try Wunderline, a command-line interface for the popular to-do and task management service.
Reshaping the classic terminal app to fit the multi-form factor world isn't easy, but it's the task that the Canonical Design team face as part of their work on Unity 8.
Enter your sudo password in the terminal and you'll see nothing. No asterisks, no characters, no nothing. You're not doing it wrong and your keyboard isn't broken. It's by design.