Open Source

Open source applications may be viable alternatives to popular closed-source applications and some open source tools offers features or performance benefits that surpass their commercial counterparts.

Glances-a versatile system monitoring tool for Linux systems

The most commonly used command-line tool for process monitoring on Linux is top, its colorful and feature-rich cousin stop . To monitor the temperature on Linux, you can use lm sensor. Similarly, there are many utilities that can monitor other real-time metrics, such as disk I/O, network statistics, etc. Glance It is a system monitoring… read more »

Photoflare: an open source image editor for simple editing needs

Introduction: Photoflare is an image editor available for Linux and Windows. The editor has a free and open source community version. GIMP is the first choice for image editing on Linux. However, if you don’t need advanced editing features, GIMP can be overwhelming. This is where apps like Photoflare step in. PhotoFlare: Simple image editor… read more »

Meet RecApp, a new screen recording application for the Linux desktop

Introduction: RecApp is a simple open source screen recorder tool. It has no powerful features, but can provide you with enough screen recordings through a simple user interface. We have many screen recorders available for Linux. When I like to use SimpleScreenrecorder, Abhishek prefers to use Kazam. Neither of us uses GNOME’s built-in screen recorder…. read more »

Missing Photoshop on Linux? Use PhotoGIMP and convert GIMP to Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Not applicable to desktop Linux. GIMP is the best alternative to Adobe Photoshop on Linux. If you have used Photoshop for a while, you will notice GIMP It has different settings, different keyboard shortcuts and layouts than Photoshop. There is absolutely nothing wrong. After all, both are two different kinds of software, and… read more »