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4 Ways to Batch Convert Your PNG to JPG and Vice-Versa

In computing, Batch processing is the execution of a series of tasks in a program non-interactively. In this guide will offer you 4 simple ways to batch convert several .PNG images to .JPG and vice-versa using Linux command-line tools. We will use convert…

How to Install Composer PHP Dependency Manager on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. It helps you declare, manage and install dependencies of PHP projects. Starting with Debian 9 Stretchand Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial, Composer is available from Debian and Ubuntu repository. So Debian 9 and Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10 users can…

How to Sort Output of ‘ls’ Command By Last Modified Date and Time

One of the commonest things a Linux user will always do on the command line is listing the contents of a directory. As we may already know, ls and dir are the two commands available on Linux for listing directory content, with the…

10 Top Open Source Artificial Intelligence Tools for Linux

In this post, we shall cover a few of the top, open-source artificial intelligence (AI) tools for the Linux ecosystem. Currently, AI is one of the ever advancing fields in science and technology, with a major focus geared towards building software and hardware…

How to Count Number of Files and Subdirectories inside a Given Directory

The easiest way to count number of files and subdirectories in a directory using a tree command, which is best known for displaying files and directories in tree-like form. Although you can always enable quotas to restrict disk space and inode usage to…

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux – Part 1

It has been said (and often required by recruitment agencies) that system administrators need to be proficient in a scripting language. While most of us may be comfortable using Bash (or other shell of our choice) to run command-line scripts, a powerful language…