To find all the saved WIFI passwords and Ethernet connection information on your Linux desktop or laptop, navigate to this directory. /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections Here are the connections on my laptop. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections] └──╼ #ls -hula total 20K drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:36 . drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K Aug 24 13:29 .. -rw——- 1 …

Get your Internet routable IP address with the command line. [[email protected] ~]$ curl ‘https://api.ipify.org’ ; echo[[email protected] ~]$ curl ‘https://api.ipify.org’ ; echo Get the startup time of your Linux PC with Systemd. [[email protected] ~]$ systemd-analyze Startup finished in 1.186s (kernel) + 9.653s (initrd) + 2min 37.144s (userspace) = 2min 47.984s[[email protected] ~]$ systemd-analyze Startup finished in 1.186s …

A network speedtest is a good way to get a picture of how fast your Internet connection really is. To perform a speedtest in Ubuntu, first install pip using this command. sudo apt-get install python-pipsudo apt-get install python-pip Then install speedtest-cli. [email protected]:~$ sudo pip install speedtest-cli Downloading/unpacking speedtest-cli Downloading speedtest-cli-0.3.1.tar.gz Running setup.py (path:/tmp/pip_build_root/speedtest-cli/setup.py) egg_info for …

There is a good version of Ubuntu for Chinese customers. Ubuntu Kylin is customized especially for China with custom applications installed that are specifically designed for use in China. Give this a try if you wish to have an alternative to Windows on your desktop or laptop machine. Download Ubuntu Kylin: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-kylin. Ubuntu Kylin website: …

Very nice Linux Mint MATE themes. There are some nice MATE themes in this archive for Ubuntu, that will work with any Linux distribution using the MATE desktop. https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/ubuntu-mate-artwork_16.04.7.tar.xz. This is a very nice theme for your desktop indeed. Just extract the themes in the archive to your ~/.themes directory. Macbuntu theme for Linux Mint …

Useful Linux e-books and further reading for Linux users Guide to the Linux command line: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/Linux-Command-Line-Guide%20.png. Useful guide to the Linux command line for Linux newcomers. Guide to Linux permissions. How to set the permissions for Linux files with the command line: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/112_sysadmin_permissions.pdf. Debian Linux handbook. Useful information and tips for Linux newcomers: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/debian-handbook.pdf. Ubuntu …

New Gentoo based Linux distribution There is a new Gentoo based Linux distribution. This is called Clover OS. It comes with a basic TWM desktop window manager and is very fast to boot. No SystemD bloat. The Live CD will load a default TWM desktop. But there are options after login to install another desktop …

Interesting Linux oddities Linux has had quite a few odd programs and oddities released for it. One was a process management system that used a modified copy of Xdoom, a Doom source port, to manage processes. The utility used the Doom2 game files and there were Imps in the main outside courtyard. Shooting them and …