How to kill a frozen program in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and elementary OS

Although Linux Mint and Ubuntu are reliable and stable operating systems, you can’t avoid program computer freezes due to the nature of the installed program itself. The beauty of Linux is its superior CPU and memory management. Linux hardly becomes frozen on the entire OS level. Hence, when your computer is not responding, you can just terminate the culprit… Continue reading How to kill a frozen program in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and elementary OS

How to sync Microsoft OneDrive from command-line in Linux

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service that is developed by Microsoft. It allows you to store files in a cloud securely and access them from anywhere in the world. The OneDrive service is available for free to everyone who has a Microsoft account. For Linux users, there is no official desktop client for the Microsoft… Continue reading How to sync Microsoft OneDrive from command-line in Linux

How to add, remove, and rename Users by command-line in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

In this session of our Terminal Tuts series, let’s learn how to add, remove, and modify user accounts from the terminal using commands in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and derivatives. View list all the users of your PC Before heading to add, remove, and modifying the users, let’s first know how to view the list of… Continue reading How to add, remove, and rename Users by command-line in Ubuntu, Linux Mint

How to reboot, shutdown, log off PC from Terminal by command-line in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Linux was all command-line when it began. Commands are input into Terminal, and this was the primary means of communicating with the OS to get things done. Eventually, the community desired to apply an easy-to-use user interface so that newbies to Linux won’t shy away from Linux. That’s a good thing, but if you want… Continue reading How to reboot, shutdown, log off PC from Terminal by command-line in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Scheduling tasks with systemd timers on Linux

Systemd is a service and system manager comprised of a collection of tools to perform different system tasks. One such tool is systemd timers, whose primary purpose is to schedule and run tasks during startup or repeatedly after a system boot. Systemd timers are an alternative to the scheduler cron or anacron. For sysadmins, scheduling… Continue reading Scheduling tasks with systemd timers on Linux

How to play Spotify from the command-line in the terminal with Librespot

Spotify music service supports the Linux operating system with the help of Snap, Flatpak, and Ubuntu applications. However, the Spotify app does not work well on Linux PCs that have minimal resources. Because of this, Librespot has come to the rescue so that users can listen to Spotify from their Linux terminal. This how-to guide… Continue reading How to play Spotify from the command-line in the terminal with Librespot