How to install the Screenshot Tool Shutter on Fedora

The Shutter tool is a free and open-source screenshot capturing app essential for Linux. It is feature-rich and, to some extent, can be considered as an alternative to the SnagIt software, which is applicable in Windows operating systems. If you are looking for a screenshot tool better than the default GNOME clipping tool and compliments … Read more

Wildcards in Linux explained with 10 examples

Wildcards, a.k.a. meta characters, are a godsend when it comes to searching for particular filenames from a heap of similarly named files. For example, by using Wildcards in Linux, you can use the ls command,  rm command, or any other Linux command for that matter, on multiple files as long as they match the defined … Read more

Top 10 Reasons Why to Use Linux

Linux initially started as the OS of choice for servers, but not so much for PCs. However, that has drastically changed over the years, and currently, in 2021, Linux is more than capable of replacing the Mac or Windows installation on your desktop. And to prove this point, we have put together a list of … Read more

Forward and Reverse Proxy Differences Explained

Proxies are placed between various connections online. Because of the variations in the dimensions of the different connections, different types of proxies exist. While some proxies indicate a direct relationship between the proxy server and the client, some tell you which of the gadgets the proxy server is. In some cases, it can even show … Read more

Top 20 Things You Can Also Do On Linux

The Linux distro is what we call the Jack of all trades in the Operating System world. Reason? It applies to any OS functionality that you want to achieve. It is not just about achieving such functional objectives but also the easiness of achieving them. This easiness has nothing to do with the required skillset … Read more

Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” Review and Upgrade Guide

The hierarchy tree of Linux Mint makes it an Ubuntu-based Debian-based Linux distribution that is community-driven. This historical and developmental attribute of this Linux distro makes it an ideal candidate to offer free and open-source bundled applications to a vast range of its Linux community users. Additionally, after completing out-of-the-box multimedia support, users directly benefit … Read more

NS Lookup Command in Linux with Examples

nslookup (Name Server Lookup) is a Linux tool used to get information from a DNS Server as requested by the user. The DNS (Domain Name System) is a critical part of the internet used to match websites’ names (e.g., fosslinux.com) to their resulting IP Address. Therefore, the nslookup can come in handy for network administrators to … Read more