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What to do when an SSH session hangs because of a network problem

It’s a very basic post, yet still useful! Sometimes when you disconnect from a network or VPN or have any network connectivity problem in general that affects an established SSH connection to any of your servers, the terminal hangs for … Continue reading

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How to change default terminal emulator in Ubuntu 18.04

Ctrl+Alt+t is the keyboard shortcut to open a terminal in Ubuntu. By default, it opens an ‘x-terminal-emulator’ terminal. I wanted to change that to use my favorite terminal emulator, which is ‘terminator’ To do that: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.default-applications.terminal exec ‘terminator’ … Continue reading

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My favorite drop-down terminal for Linux

It’s Tilda!┬áMy previous best was Guake, but it’s having compatibility issues and not maintained frequently like this one. sudo apt install tilda Very customizable and has a lot of options, including position, colors, scroll bars and transparency. Tested on Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Get CPU Temperature From Command Line in Ubuntu

more /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM0/temperaturemore /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THM1/temperature As I have two processors “THM0” and “THM1” Source

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Unix Terminal shortcuts

On Unix-like systems, most of us use shell to do much of daily tasks, and we use terminal to issue commands.These terminals may be from a Unix system such as gnome-terminal, Konsol or througt MS-WINDOWS such as butty or F-Secure.This … Continue reading

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