View xml files like a pro

2019/08/05

Viewing XML files can be daunting with tracking mentally where the tag starts and where it ends. So, I ended up with the following alias to help me view xml files

terminal.sexy – make your teminal sexy

2019/07/22

terminal.sexy is a nice webpage that allows you to select the colors for your terminal and then you can export it in various formats. Main site : http://terminal.sexy and for the source code: Github …

Check your session type – wayland or X11

2019/07/15

With both wayland and X11 in mainstream, its pretty easy to forget if you are running in Wayland or in X11. To check this here are the commands:

Add files to dropbox with single curl command

2019/07/08

I have been thinking of posting this for sometime now. This is very useful, when you are working on a different Linux box and want to upload a file to dropbox.  So, before you run this command, you …

Running dnsmasq with NetworkManager in Fedora

2019/06/10

Here is a good link to do this: https://fedoramagazine.org/using-the-networkmanagers-dnsmasq-plugin/

Split pcap to multiple files based on number of packets

2019/06/03

Here is a script that can use tshark to split a large pcap to multiple small pcaps  inpcap="test.pcap" max=$(tshark -r $inpcap -n -T fields -e frame.number|tail -1) # This is the number of packets in …

libvirt- Create virtual machine with text console only interface

2019/05/27

virt-install is an amazing tool to create VMs. If you have created a config file (Kickstart file – ks.cfg), then its only one line un-attended install. If you are using this on remote host with ssh …

IT Trends That Will Boost Global Economic Growth

2019/05/06

IT has been known to have a great impact on the global economy and has been linked to marketplace transformation, better standards of living, and international trade, among other things.

Fedora – dnsmasq with NetworkManager

2019/04/29

I have been thinking of writing about this for long time but someone else did and it is nice write-up so here is the link – https://fedoramagazine.org/using-the-networkmanagers-dnsmasq-plugin/

GREP_COLORS – change the colors in the GREP output.

2019/04/22

Today we will look at the variable GREP_COLORS. This variable determines the colour that is used with the grep command. You can look at the man page of the grep command to see what the various options …

How much money flows through IT

2019/04/15

Check out this amazing infographic […] Global IT Economics [Infographic]

copy /proc folder

2019/03/18

Other day, I was trying to copy the proc folder with following command: tar cvzf /tmp/proc.tgz /proc and I found out that all the files in tar were empty. Strange it may seem but lot of people are …


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