Aria is a multi-protocol download tool. Aria supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/SFTP BitTorrent and Metalink. Some of the features that make it different compared to others are that it supports the download of files from multiple locations at the same time, magnet links and is fully featured BitTorrent client. As a BitTorrent client, it supports DHT, PEX, encryption, Magnet URI, web seeding, selective downloads, and local peer discovery.[mai mult...]
A curl is a tool that can be used to transfer data from or to a server. It supports multiple protocols. According to its man page, the following protocols are supported DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET, and TFTP.[mai mult...]
In this article, we will explain how to find out who is using a particular file in Linux. This will help you know the system user or process that is using an open file.[mai mult...]
Device or system hostnames are used to easily recognize a machine within a network in a human readable format. It is not much of a surprise, but on Linux system, the hostname can be easily changed by using simple command as “hostname“.[mai mult...]
Hi fellow Linux readers, I’m bringing you yet another great article from our Linux Tips and Tricks series, this time we will be using two lesser known Linux utilities that you should must know about. This article will explain how do you transfer files between two Linux computers using nc (networking utility) and pv (pipe viewer) commands, before moving further let me explain what are these two commands.[mai mult...]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year when the world is in the Christmas mood. It’s the happiest season of all. In this article, we will show some simple and fun Linux tricks to celebrate the season.[mai mult...]
UUID stands for Universally Unique IDentifier of a partition. This ID is used in few different places to identify the partition. Most commonly this would be /etc/fstab.[mai mult...]
fd, is a simple, fast and user-friendly tool meant to simply perform faster compared to find. It is not meant to completely replace find, but rather give you an easy to use alternative that performs slightly faster.
Some of the notable features of fd:
- Easy to use syntax – fd *pattern* instead of find -iname *pattern*.
- Colorful output similar to the one of ls command.
- Fast performance. Developer’s benchmarks are available here.
- Smart search with case-insensitive by default and switches to case sensitive if patter containers an uppercase symbol.
- Does not look in hidden files and directories by default.
- Does not look into .gitignore by default.
- Unicode awareness.
The TLDR (stands for “Too Long; Didn’t Read“. ) pages are summarized practical usage examples of commands on different operating systems including Linux. They simplify man pages by offering practical examples.
TLDR is an Internet slang, meaning a post, article, comment or anything such as a manual page was too long, and whoever used the phrase didn’t read it for that reason. The content of TLDR pages is openly available under the permissive MIT License.[mai mult...]
HTTPie (pronounced aitch-tee-tee-pie) is a cURL-like, modern, user-friendly, and cross-platform command line HTTP client written in Python. It is designed to make CLI interaction with web services easy and as user-friendly as possible.[mai mult...]