APT 4 Newbies

An interesting and detailed howto on apt, first posted on linux mint community tutorials Intro by Wikipedia: The Advanced Packaging Tool, or APT, is a free user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and its variants. APT simplifies the process of managing [...]

How to Download Youtube Video or Audio Tracks from the Linux Terminal

In the past I’ve published some articles regarding how to download music from youtube with the program YouTube to MP3, or videos with the programs xVideoServiceThief and flareget, they all accomplish the work with graphical interfaces, and this can be a great plus for many users, but others could prefer a simple command line program [...]

Linux Terminal: How to do fuzzy search with tre-agrep

Probably everyone that use a terminal know the command grep, from its man page: grep searches the named input FILEs (or standard input if no files are named, or if a single hyphen-minus (-) is given as file name) for lines containing a match to the given PATTERN. By default, grep prints the matching lines. [...]

Linux Terminal: Poor Man’s Spotify

While I was looking some video related to Linux I’ve found this video of gotbletu an user that I follow on Youtube, related to a small player to listen music directly from the terminal: pms AKA Poor Man’s Spotify. I like lightweight clients, and so I’ve gave it a try, these are the results.

Linux Terminal: Seeing the unseen characters with cat!

Sometimes a program or software don’t start for a syntax error, and if you check the files there is nothing wrong..apparently. There are a lot of characters that usually are not printed if you use a normal text editor, but you can easily check if they are present with your terminal and the command cat. [...]