Linux shell: Dfc – Check your disk space with style

Linux shell: Dfc – Check your disk space with style

Article by Alessio Bash, published in Italian on his nice ArchLinux Blog Check constantly your disk or its partitions is one of the essential things in a linux system. Today users usually checks this through graphical tools, but the real Linux old-timers use a terminal and the command “df“. Today I want to show you […]

How to convert YouTube Video to MP3 easily on GNU/Linux

How to convert YouTube Video to MP3 easily on GNU/Linux

While looking at the top 10 download of Ubuntu app center for the month of April 2013 I’ve discovered a new software available for Ubuntu : YouTube to MP3. It’s not a secret that on youtube there are a lof of music videos and also some full albums, and so with this software you can […]

Glances a new system-monitor tool

Glances a new system-monitor tool

Most of this post is based on the information found in the blog of Nicolargo, the author of this tool. Glances is a free software (licensed under LGPL) to monitor your GNU/Linux or BSD operating system from a text interface. Glances uses the library libstatgrab to retrieve information from your system and it is developed […]

Introduction to Nitro, a task manager for Linux

Introduction to Nitro, a task manager for Linux

Nitro is simple, fast and powerful. It can synchronize your appointments on the cloud with Ubuntu One and Dropbox, so you can access them from any computer, not lose any of your tasks and you’ll never get a conflicted copy. Nitro also creates a todo.txt file so you can see or embed your tasks in […]

1 week with Mint Nadia XFCE

1 week with Mint Nadia XFCE

On the 21 of December Linux Mint 14 Xfce has been released, codename Nadia. This release of Mint is based on Ubuntu 12.10 and shipped with the XFCE desktop environemnt as my readers probably know I’ve installed Mint 13 XFCE on my new desktop and so I’ve decided to upgrade my installation to this new […]