IBM Watson is a super computer with artificial intelligence that makes it capable of answering questions baffled in natural language. It is named after IBM’s founder Thomas J.Watson. This computer system was specifically designed to answer quiz questions in Jeopardy!( Jeopardy! is an American television show featuring general knowledge based quiz competition ) and […]
For all those Linux command line freaks, who want to access Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload replacement http://mega.co.nz through command line, here is a good news. I recently stumbled upon an open source command line client Megacmd, developed specifically for the same purpose. In this article, I will discuss how to download, install, configure and use this […]
If you are an experienced Linux user, you would have definitely dealt with various archive formats. For example, tar, zip, rpm, deb, 7z, and more. Extracting these archives requires either different commands, or different command line arguments in case the command is same. Well, if you always wanted a single command that could extract most […]
Have you ever dealt with block devices in Linux? Well, it is unlikely if you are not a file system pro, but as a system admin you should know some basic commands that can help you debug a file system-related problem in Linux. In this article, we will discuss the lsblk command, which displays block […]
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency which uses peer-to-peer technology for its operation. Peer-to-peer technology means that there is no central authority like bank but a collective network which manages the transactions and issuing of this currency. Bitcoins can’t be physically printed but created digitally and there is a protocol which says that maximum number […]
Gedit is one of my favourite GUI-based text editor in Linux, I really like its simple UI. But, I always felt the need of a better alternative or rather quicker alternative to open files especially when it is required to be done frequently. This was the situation until I stumbled upon Quick Open, a gedit […]
In one of our earlier article, we covered Cairo-Dock — a MAC OS X style desktop interface that provides a graphic rich dock for launching applications. But, the fact is that not everybody wants animation-rick dock, especially if you are working on lean desktops like XFCE. In this article, we will discuss Plank — a […]
Switched to a Debian-based Linux distribution and looking for a Mac OS X style launcher? Check out Cairo Dock. It is a light, fast and customizable desktop interface that takes the shape of docks, desklets, panel, etc. In this article, we will discuss the installation and configuration details of this desktop interface.