Operating Systems

nautilis fork ( File manager ) with tree view in sidebar.


Was searching for this for sometime now, finally found it. sudo yum install nemo sudo yum list nemo* First just install nemo. Configure nemo not to interfere with default desktop and also make it …


bash debug – log all executed commands


Whenever I am writing a script in perl or bash, I always wish that there was some way to have all the commands logged or output to screen. I know there is “set -x” option to have debugging enabled, …

findmnt – find all the mounts and their source


If you are looking for the source of a mount and the various options used in the mount, then the quickest way to get that is :: findmnt By default, with no parameters, it lists all the mounts in a …

Find directory/file with inode number


Couple of days back, I was getting the following error: […] Directory inode 2362521 has an unallocated block #245823. Allocate? […] And this continued for hours together and I was in a …

pkgwat -search packages for Fedora.


pkgwat is a nice utility to search the fedora packages websearch. Description : Pronounced "package WAT", pkgwat is a fast CLI tool for querying : the fedora packages webapp. : …

power save mode for battery in Fedora 19.


I was getting really bad battery life on my Fedora 19 system, and did not find much on how to tune it. Finally I found something that just does not need much configuration but works pretty well. So, …

conky transparent window on Fedora with Gnome.


On Fedora with Gnome-shell 3, its been long time that I was not able to get transparent window. So, finally I thought to spend some time to try to fix that. Finally got that fixed with all the …


Fedora – Ramdisk creation


In Fedora, ramdisks are not created by default as is the case with RHEL. So, if you need to get Ramdisks on Fedora, then you can do this: sudo yum install MAKEDEV This will create some default …

duff – find duplicate files.


duff – description:  […] Description : Duff is a command-line utility for quickly finding d […] uplicates in a given set of files […]  and now time to execute :  find . -type f …

lightweight pdf viewer – zathura.


Zathura is a lightweight viewer for pdf which works on plugins. Here is shor description : […] Zathura is a highly configurable and functional PDF viewer based on the Poppler rendering library …

Ubuntu – Really force remove a package.


I was trying to remove a package on one of the Ubuntu installations the other day and was not able to do so. I tried google and tried all the options mentioned in various forums like “-f”, purge, …

using iTerm color schmes with gnome-terminal.


Found this great page and thought of sharing this: http://www.sharms.org/blog/2012/08/using-iterm-2-themes-with-gnome-terminal/ When using this, you will need to install : …

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