Category: cool tested GNU Linux Apps

Cinnamon Desktop (Gnome3 fork) vs MATE Desktop (Gnome2) a review
06.08.2019

Cinnamon desktop developed by Developer(s) Linux Mint team! – is a beautiful desktop (default on Linux Mint) alternative to Gnome2 MATE. BUT: still prefer Gnome2 MATE (at least on GNU Debian Linux) because it is: minimalistic / very resource efficient […]

how to ssh into your android phone
01.07.2019

update: 2020-05 for whatever reason the following SSHDroid app does not work anymore. please checkout the even easier to use (default port: 2222) and setup: SimpleSSHD (Easy to use SSH server) – https://f-droid.org/app/org.galexander.sshd # start the ssh server app # […]

Purism making progress on Librem5 SmartPhone
27.02.2019

more latest news on: https://puri.sm/news/ Progress has been quick and steady, and because we only use components that respect both our ethical values and your personal privacy and freedoms, you can imagine the layers of complexity that go into delivering […]

lnav – like less but more colorful output of log files
03.02.2019

CentOS8: ccze author not willing to maintain ccze. no ccze and not even lnav available. how to monitor all logs… https://dwaves.de/2017/06/15/linux-monitor-all-logs-in-real-time-d-follow-all-show-changes-to-log-files-under-varlog/ as i was wondering what combination of less -R with or without ccze would allow me to view log […]

Setup Bluetooth Headset under linux debian gnome2 mate desktop
23.08.2018

preparations on terminal: detect your hardware: you can get old but well supported notebooks/laptops here like the dell latitude e4310 with this intel-spy-on-me wifi/bluetooth module on board: lshw |grep lue description: Bluetooth wireless interface product: DW375 Bluetooth Module capabilities: bluetooth […]

Linux CentOS7 install mate and virtualbox guest additions
17.12.2017

Update: as of 2019-01 and CentOS 7.6 the below setup may fail by now, for those reasons… BUT you CAN compile the latest kernel and all modules yourself (DON’T BE SHOCKED! YOU CAN DO IT! IT’S NOT ROCKET SIENCE!… just […]

10.07.2017

hostnamectl; # tested with Static hostname: debian9 Icon name: computer-vm Chassis: vm Machine ID: 532eabca552b4075a8679094397c8dba Boot ID: 56c17320171e4ca2aed93998357ce1d2 Virtualization: microsoft Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) Kernel: Linux 4.12.0cuztom Architecture: x86-64 apt-get install genisoimage genisoimage –help genisoimage -r -J -l […]

GNU Linux – recover deleted files NTFS – undelete ext3 vs ext4 – rescue accidentally deleted data files – overwritten partition table – foremost – gpart
06.07.2017

update: extundelete works well on ext3 but kind of failed me on ext4. tools to try: http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?wpid=61&front_id=12 get an overview: what harddisk/partition is what? lsblk; # more detailed lsblk -o “NAME,MAJ:MIN,RM,SIZE,RO,FSTYPE,MOUNTPOINT,UUID” alias harddisk=’lsblk -o “NAME,MAJ:MIN,RM,SIZE,RO,FSTYPE,MOUNTPOINT,UUID”‘ harddisk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE […]