Byobu Pimps Your Linux Terminal

Byobu, previously known as screen-profiles adds 'decorations' to your gnome terminal or xterm, or konsole:

Use Gmail To Send Emails From A Terminal (Shell)

We've seen how to check Gmail using the terminal (shell) in Linux and Mac but how about sending emails from a shell?

This is actually pretty easy, here's what you have to do:

5 Simple Bash Tips, Part III

This is the third article in the Bash tips series, you can find the other two here and here.

How to Install the Lastest Yakuake (2.9.6) in Ubuntu

Yakuake is a drop-down terminal emulator based on KDE Konsole technology which looks like the Quake console coming down from the top of your desktop when you press F12.


Complete Shell Audio Player for Linux Based on Ncurses: CMus [WOW!]

CMus (C* Music Player) is an ncurses-based audio player that runs in a shell, with no need for an X server which is very configurable with Vi-like commands, multiple views and keyboard shortcuts. It supports various audio formats, including Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3, WAV, AAC or WMA.

5 Bash Tips, Part II

This article is a continuation to my other Bash-related post, 6 Bash Productivity Tips. Since that article gathered many useful comments and I bumped into several more over the net, here are 5 more tips and tricks.

Yakuake - Great Quake-Like Terminal Application for KDE4

A while ago I wrote an article called 13 Terminal Emulators for Linux, where I briefly reviewed all those popular shell-like applications and a few flavours of xterm or rxvt.

10 Useful Linux / Unix Commands

1. Show/purge unused linux kernel images and modules:

dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ]*\).*/\1/;/[0-9]/!d'

2. Rip audio from a video file:

Lightweight IM Client CenterIM Runs in a Terminal

CenterIM is a lightweight IM client for Linux. Actually, CenterIM is very but very lightweight because it runs in a terminal, but still it has almost all the features you may want in a instant messaging client. It supports all the major protocols such as MSN, Yahoo, AIM, IRC, Jabber, etc. and also it has a built-in RSS feed reader.

Ubuntu - Embed a Terminal into Your Desktop using Compiz [Howto]

I guess you could use a screenlet or something similar to embed a terminal into your desktop, but I want to have it transparent, with no titlebar or border and basically to look like my wallpaper has a terminal. For that, i used Compiz and this is what it looks like:

20 Great Linux / Unix Terminal Commands (Command-line)

1. Brag about how much free RAM you have on Linux:


2. Where is that application I just installed (all directories)

whereis [app]

3. Disk space usage

13 Terminal Emulators for Linux

Konsole: This is a powerful and full-featured terminal included by default in KDE. It features desktop transparency, background images, profiles, tabs, notifications and plenty schemes to choose from.

Ubuntu (Hardy) tutorial: embed terminal into your desktop

A tutorial to embed a terminal into your desktop in Ubuntu Hardy using Compiz

rpl - A Find & Replace Terminal Tool

Tonight I have mainly been working on Whird. I have been rewriting large chunks of code in an effort to optimise a bunch of functions. As a result of this, I had to change a series of strings in a number of files. As per normal when it comes to fiddly grep, sed and awk commands, I fired up Google and searched for some pointers. Whilst refreshing my memory, I came across a comment by an anonymous reader who suggested using the rpl command.

Ubuntu Linux Video Tutorial: Embedded Terminal into the Desktop

Get a Quake-like terminal session in Ubuntu by tapping the ‘~’ key

If you’re like me and use terminal sessions like tommy guns in twitch games - or if you just want easy access to a terminal whenever you like with the push of one key on your keyboard then you’ll love Yakuake.

Creating a Linux Terminal Media Server for Your Home PC’s

It seems we always need to update our PC hardware at one point or another, to keep abreast of the increasing demands that current software makes of our computers. If like me, you hate to lose the use of older PC’s, you may store them away for “later” projects.

Use Multiple Terminals in One Window

If you’re a heavy terminal user, you probably often use multiple terminal windows or tabs at once. The Terminator terminal lets you split one window into a resizable grid of terminals. You can easily monitor all of them at once at once, prevent your screen from being clutted with terminal windows, as well as use your screen real estate more efficiently.

Howto create a Transparent Terminal in Ubuntu Desktop

This tutorial will explain how to create a Transparent Terminal in Gnome Background using alltray. With AllTray you can dock any application with no native tray icon (like Evolution, Thunderbird, Terminals) into the system tray.

Tilda - A Quake-Style Terminal for GNOME

Don’t want to wait for you terminal application to load, and don’t want to have to switch between it and your other windows?

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