How to Install WhatsApp on Ubuntu (and Other Linux Distros)

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app without any doubt, having been around since 2009 and gaining quite a name when it was acquired by Meta (formerly known as Facebook) in 2014. Since the beginning, it has always been more focused on smartphone users, and until

Tokei: Quickly Count Different Metrics in Your Codebase

Once you have completed your assignment on a big software project (with or without a team), have you ever thought about how much code in different programming languages has been used in the project? If the project is hosted on GitHub, you might catch a

Cheat: Create a Cheatsheet for Your Favorite Command in Linux

Linux is popular for many reasons, one of which is its open-source nature and wide range of command availability. I’m very fond of its command-line usage instead of GUI, but sometimes, using different commands and remembering the options they have becomes quite troubling for me,

jnv: An Interactive JSON Viewer and jq Filter Editor for Linux

I assume you are aware of jq (a JSON processor to parse and manipulate JSON data right from your command line), and recently we have also written an article on jaq (a superset of jq with additional features and improved performance), but today we bring

Zellij: Modern Drop-in Replacement for Tmux Command on Linux

I’ve used a variety of terminal multiplexers, such as Tmux for CLI and Terminator, Wrap, Wave, and Tilix for GUI. Each of them has a unique flavor to offer, but to be honest, none of them have fully satisfied me, not at least after knowing

Bat is a Modern Drop-in Replacement for Cat Command on Linux

The bat is a modern command-line program written in the Rust programming language, and I can confidently say it’s a great drop-in replacement for our beloved cat command. If you’re wondering why I’m hyping this so much and what it has to offer you that

Chezmoi: Manage Your Dotfiles Across Multiple Linux Systems

If you’ve been using Linux for a decent amount of time, you might now realize that dotfiles on Linux are hidden files usually used for storing configuration for the system or software, e.g., “.bashrc“, “.zshrc”, “.vimrc“, “.git“, just to name a few. There has been

Atuin: A Modern Shell History on Steroids (Installation + Usage)

Atuin is a steroid for your traditional shell history, using SQLite as a database to record each user-issued command along with additional context like exit status, hostname, session, cwd, etc. It also offers a free public server or the option to self-host to sync your

Eza: A Modern Replacement of the ls Command on Linux (Install + Use)

Eza is a modern replacement for the traditional command-line program “ls“, offers more features and optimization, and allows you to customize the output as per your preferences. The distinguishing features that set it apart from “ls” and other listing programs are hyperlink support, mount point