More posts about “terminal apps”

Gotop is a Cool CLI System Monitor Tool for Linux

I’m a ‘fessed up fan of btop, a colossally cool looking and comprehensive system monitoring utility accessed from the command line. I included it in my list of the best command line tools because I […]

12 July 2022

Check Your Battery’s Health from the Command Line with Battop

I share a cool CLI tool for checking your battery health, cycle count, capacity, and more on Linux. It's free, open source, and very nice to look at!

6 July 2022

Black Box is a GTK4 Terminal App With a Unique Look

Black Box is a GTK4 terminal emulator for Linux desktops. It boasts innovative UI features, 12 terminal themes, and is easy to install from Flathub.

3 July 2022

Terminal Tip: ‘duf’ is Prettier Alternative to the ‘df’ Command

I've found a great alternative to the df command in Linux. It's called duf and is prettier and more ordered than the standard df command we're used to.

28 June 2022
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Is ‘jrnl’ the Best Journaling App for the Command Line?

Want to log your thoughts and memories without leaving the command line? Well, you can do so using jrnl. As its vowel-less moniker ably conveys, it is journaling app, albeit one with a big difference: […]

21 November 2021
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10 Cool Command Line Apps for Ubuntu

Our pick of the best command line tools for Ubuntu & Linux Mint. It includes CLI apps for listening to music, searching the web, managing files, and more!

9 November 2021
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Chrome OS Terminal App Gains New Features, Makes Working with Linux Easier

If you run Linux apps on your Chromebook using Google's fancy Crostini tech, look out for an updated terminal app in a forthcoming update.

5 April 2020
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Listen to Spotify from the Command Line with ‘ncspot’

Play Spotify from the command line on Linux using this easy-to-install CLI app. Search, stream, and manage queues and playlists all from a terminal.

28 February 2020

Want to Preview Fonts using a Terminal? Now You Can!

Fontpreview is a command line font preview tool for Linux systems. It uses fuzzy search to locate installed fonts and imagemagik to display font previews.

9 February 2020
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How to Play Tetris in the Linux Terminal

Tetris turns 35 on June 6, so to mark the occasion we show you how to play Tetris in the terminal on Linux desktops like Ubuntu. It's quick, easy and fun!

4 June 2019
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Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer

The Tilix terminal app is a tiling terminal emulator loved by many on the Linux desktop — but is the future of the app in doubt? Tilix’s current developer, Gerald ‘gnunn1’ Nunn, says he’d prefer […]

6 May 2019
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Tilix 1.8.7 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

A brand new version of the Linux terminal emulator Tilix is available to download. Now, chances are you already know about this app. It’s one of the most popular tiling terminal emulators available for Linux desktops. So […]

4 January 2019