How to Install and Use jaq (jq clone) on Linux: Step-by-Step Guide

Jaq (pronounced like “Jacques”) is a Michael Farber and community effort to increase speed, correctness, and simplicity compared to its predecessor, the jq (JSON data processing) tool. At the moment, it promises to be 30 times faster and already provides improved conditional behavior, resolves crashes,

Monitor Linux User Activity With Acct or Psacct Tools

The “acct” or “psacct” are two of the best-known tools for assisting system administrators in keeping track of other users’ activity on their system and what resources are being consumed. Prior to moving further into the explanation, let me clarify that both of these tools

How to Install and Use Fedora Media Writer on Linux

Fedora Media Writer is a Fedora team and community-driven effort to offer a free, open-source, and cross-platform application to write any ISO image to your flash drive (USB stick). And especially if you are planning to flash your USB with any Fedora image, then this

Access Local PC With a Domain Name Using Cloudflare Tunnels

Do you want to access your localhost over the internet (without static IP, without a router, without port forwarding) using the HTTPS protocol, remotely access your PC via SSH, or have you set up an FTP server on your system and want to access it

FrankenPHP: A Modern PHP App Server in Go (Install + Use)

FrankenPHP is a modern PHP app server built on Go and using the Caddy server under the hood. The standout feature that caught my eye was its standalone and self-contained binary, which can be easily downloaded and used without requiring any installation. In a single

Fzf: Quick Search via Fuzzy Finder on Linux (Install + Use)

“fzf” (or fuzzy finder) is a small, blazingly fast, and cross-platform command-line utility that allows you to perform interactive or dynamic searches via an interactive interface for effortless navigation and selection from matching options. It’s very flexible, and most often you will use it with

g: An Elegant Alternative for the ls Command in Linux

“g” is a free and open-source cross-platform alternative to the ls command, offering more advanced features than any other alternative, such as what “exa” can provide. 😮 The developer named this tool “g” because it’s written in Go, and “g” is simply easy to remember.

Play: TUI Playground for (awk, grep, jq, sed, and yq) in Linux

Play is a simple command-line utility that provides you with a playground to experiment with programs like awk, grep, jq, sed, and yq, particularly beneficial during your early days in Linux. I’ve tried and tested the mentioned commands for a while, and to be honest,

How to Install and Use Librum on Linux (with Usage Guide)

I’ve been a long-time reader and love learning about different topics, mostly enjoying reading on my laptop (sadly, I can’t afford a Kindle 🥲) using desktop applications like Okular or Foliate. Despite offering exceptional features while being free and open-source, one thing I dislike the

How to Install and Use TurboWarp on Linux (Scratch Client)

If you’re familiar with Scratch, then you’re already acquainted with TurboWarp, as it’s nothing more than a client for Scratch in Linux, offering additional benefits such as a compiler for faster project execution, a dark mode, an extensive library of extensions, and much more. For

Szyszka: A Bulk File Renamer Written in Rust with GTK 4 for Linux

Szyszka (pronounced as “Shish-kah“) is a simple yet powerful bulk file renamer tool that enables you to rename files based on custom rules, add numbers/text, replace or trim text, convert fancy characters to normal ones, and many more. It can rename files (including their extensions)

Frog: A Linux OCR Tool for Extracting Text From Anywhere

Frog is a free and open-source OCR tool for Linux, is capable of extracting text (in English, Spanish, German, etc.) and QR codes from images using the Google TTS online services. I’ve personally been using it for a while, testing its ability to extract English,