In this article we will discuss few possible ways on how to check your Google Chrome browser version. Expect from the last check Google Chrome browser solution, where the actual Linux command line terminal is used to determine the chrome version, the guide should provided you with operating system agnostic solution. That being said, at least one of the below steps should help you out regardless of your operating system or device ( mobile, table, PC ).

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to check Chrome browser version using help page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using external landing page
  • How to check Chrome browser version using chrome version page
  • How to check Chrome browser version from the command line

unix vs linux

Linux and Unix are often compared to each other. If the similarity in their names wasn't enough, Linux is technically a descendant of Unix, and they share a number of similarities in tool kits and overall structure. They aren't exactly the same, though, and the approaches and philosophies behind them are radically different.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • The History of Unix
  • The History of Linux
  • How Unix and Linux were Developed
  • Linux vs Unix Philosophy
  • Difference between Software And Utilities

Anbox is a fairly new tools that acts as a layer between your Linux distribution and native Android apps. It allows you to use many apps as though they were running natively on your machine. While Anbox is still very much in development, you can get started with it now, and try out some of your favorite Android apps.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Anbox on Ubuntu and Debian
  • How to Install Anbox on Arch Linux
  • How to Install Anbox with a Snap
  • How to Install ADB on Ubuntu and Debian
  • How to Install ADB on Fedora
  • How to Install ADB on Arch Linux
  • How to Install Apps on Anbox

This article is going to introduce Docker Compose and show how to put it to work for your needs. We will install it, write a simple Compose file and launch the container.

We will then see how to launch multiple containers. Then we will see how to build images and lately how to use multiple Compose files to launch containers in different environments, like development and production, for example.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Docker Compose
  • How to write a simple Compose file
  • How to execute docker-compose commands to start and stop containers
  • How to launch multiple containers
  • How to build images with Docker Compose
  • How to override using multiple Docker Compose files

BlackArch is a penetration testing distribution, similar to Kali Linux, but it’s built on top of Arch Linux. In reality, BlackArch is really a pre-configured Arch installation with an extra repository full of security tools. As a result, you can add the BlackArch repository to a regular install of Arch and gain access to all the same tools.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Download the BackArch Setup Script
  • How to Verify The BlackArch Script
  • How to Run The BlackArch Setup Script
  • How to Install a Package from BlackArch
  • How to Install an Entire Category from BlackArch

check internet speed from command line

Running a speed test can be very useful to verify the current state of an internet connection, for example, to verify that our ISP (Internet Service Provider) is respecting the parameters we are paying for, or to diagnose possible problems.

One of the most common ways to check ping, download and upload values is to run a test from the website. The speedtest-cli program let us run the same test from our beloved command line interface.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install and use the speedtest-cli application
  • What are the most useful options we can use to modify its behavior
Testing Internet connection speed from a Linux command line using speedtest-cli command
Testing Internet connection speed from a Linux command line using speedtest-cli command

Terminal customization has become a fairly big hobby for Linux users. There are plenty of ways to spice up the Linux terminal and make it look modern and visually appealing. It’s not just for appearances either. A well thought out color scheme can help reduce eye strain and make working in the terminal a much more enjoyable experience.

The Top Terminal Color Schemes for 2019:
  • Gruvbox
  • Solarized
  • Dracula
  • Base16
  • Badwolf
  • Apprentice
  • PaperColor

KDEConnect has become the standard for interaction between Linux PCs and Android devices. IT can handle most tasks and does so very well.

For GNOME users, this usually means installing a ton of KDE dependencies on their system. It’s clunky, and it doesn’t integrate well with their desktop of choice. GSConnect is a GNOME client for the KDEConnect app that allows you to access all of the same functionality without loading up on KDE components.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install KDEConnect on Android
  • How to Add GNOME Shell Integration To Firefox
  • How to Install GSConnect
  • How to Connect Your Phone to GSConnect

Just about every desktop environment comes with some way to configure and control your monitors, but some aren’t quite up to par, and bugs can be a factor. Then, there are tiling window managers and more minimal desktops that don’t have those utilities. In any of these cases, Xrandr, the Xorg’s own utility for monitor management is your best friend, and it’s not too hard to use.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Find Info About Your Monitors
  • How to Set Your Monitor Resolution
  • How to Set Your Monitor Refresh Rate
  • How to Manage Dual Monitor Setups

File formats can be a pain to work with, and you definitely don’t want to copy and paste documents between programs. Pandoc is a powerful tool that allows you to convert your text documents between a huge range of formats on the fly. With Pandoc, you can write it once, and convert it for every platform and program you can think of.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Pandoc
  • How to Use Pandoc in Live Mode
  • How to Convert Documents
  • How to Use More Concise Flags

Sometimes, it’s not easy to find the exact desktop theme to match your wallpaper or the aesthetic you want for you Linux desktop. It’s not exactly easy to make your own themes, and maintain them, unless you have the right tools.

Oomox is a simple application for easily generating GTK themes. Pywal customizes your desktop and X applications from an image. Combine them, and you can create custom themes to match your desktop wallpaper in seconds.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Pywal.
  • How to Install Oomox.
  • How to Generate A Theme.
  • How to Apply Your Theme.

This article shows how to customize Docker images using a description file named Dockerfile. You’ll see how to extend existing images, customizing them to your needs, and also how to publish the resulting image to Docker Hub.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to customize an image with a Dockerfile.
  • How to publish the resulting image in Docker Hub.

Nextcloud is an incredibly popular open source cloud storage platform. Ever since it was forked from the already popular OwnCloud, Nextcloud has seen nothing but even more growth and awesome new features.

Strangely enough, plenty of distributions, including Debian and Ubuntu, don’t include the Nextcloud client in their repositories. This guide will walk you through the process of installing the official Nextcloud client on your system.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Add the PPA on Ubuntu.
  • How to Add the Repository on Debian.
  • How to Install the Nextcloud Client.

Even if you encrypt your traffic with HTTPS or even use a VPN, in some cases, your DNS traffic remains open and readily readable to your ISP and the rest of the world. That might not sound like a lot, but it's a major privacy concern. DNS resolves the sites you visit, so reading your DNS records can easily tell the story of your browsing habits.

DNSCrypt encrypts your DNS traffic automatically and sends it to DNS servers that also use encryption. This way, the entire transaction remains encrypted throughout. Not even your ISP will be able to see where you're browsing. DNSCrypt is actually one of the easiest services that you can set up on Linux, so there's really no reason not to use it.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install DNSCrypt on Ubuntu and Debian.
  • How to configure your DNS server.
  • How to set DNSCrypt as your system DNS with NetworkManager and with Resolvconf.

Although systemd has been the object of many controversies, to the point the some distributions were forked just to get rid of it (see Devuan, a fork of Debian which, by default, replaces systemd with sysvinit), in the end it has become the de-facto standard init system in the Linux world.

In this tutorial we will see how a systemd service is structured, and we will learn how to create one.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • What is a service unit..
  • What are the sections of a service unit.
  • What are the most common options which can be used in each section.
  • What are the different types of service that can be defined.

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