wattOS (R8) ditches Ubuntu in favor of Debian

Looking for an open source Linux distribution that can conserve more power (so that you can have, for example, a longer-lasting laptop battery) and run better on older hardware without compromising on features or performance that you’d expect from a full power system? wattOS could be the answer. While other lightweight Linux distributions like Puppy […]

IBM’s ‘Watson’ supercomputer explained for beginners

  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 […]

MegaCmd – A Command Line Utility To Access Kim Dotcom’s Mega Cloud Storage

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 […]

dtrx – A Versatile Tool To Easily Extract tar, zip, cpio, rpm, deb, gem, 7z, cab, rar, and InstallShield Archives

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 […]

look : Linux Command To Verify Spellings And Display Lines Beginning With A String

Have you ever felt the need of a command line utility in Linux through which you can verify spellings? A utility that can display lines in file which contain a particular string as a prefix? Well, in this article we will discuss the look command in Linux that is capable of doing both these tasks.

Explained : Bitcoins For Beginners

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 […]