How to display gif files in Ubuntu Terminal

Show gif files on Ubuntu command line

So yesterday, me and some geeky friends were sitting and discussing the power of the Linux Terminal application. It boiled down to what is the most geekiest or Terminal-savvy thing we have ever done with our command line. A friend mentioned that he has played gifs “in” the Terminal. If he had said ‘through’ the … Read more

How to Install and Configure Samba on Ubuntu

SAMBA Installation on Ubuntu

If you have a network that comprises of both Windows and Linux machines and you want to enable sharing between them. You can achieve this by using a useful tool Samba. It is an open-source tool that allows you to access shared resources including files, printers, etc. In this article, we will show you how … Read more

How to Install Cinnamon Desktop 3.4 on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Cinnamon Desktop

Cinnamon is the default desktop environment of the Linux Mint distribution which offers advanced features and traditional user experience. It offers flexibility, speed, a traditional but elegant desktop look with the bottom panel and app menu, etc. Cinnamon is also available as an optional desktop for other Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Fedora, Arch Linux, openSUSE, … Read more

Convert text to voice with eSpeak on Ubuntu

Ubuntu Text To Voice Conversion Software

eSpeak is a compact open-source software speech synthesizer for English and other languages, for Linux and Windows. In this article, we will explain how you can install the command like tool eSpeak and its GUI alternative Gespeaker on your Ubuntu. Here is some basic intro to the two tools: eSpeak: This command-line tool takes input … Read more

How to set up a ZFS storage pool on Ubuntu

Ubuntu ZFS Storage Pools

ZFS is a combined file system as well as a logical volume manager that offers raid like functionality with data integrity and simplified storage management. It allows you to store and manage a large amount of data. It was first created at Sun Microsystems and now a part of the OpenZFS project. Now it has … Read more