Tag Archives: terminal apps

Listen to Tidal Music from the Command Line

tidal music streaming service logoTidal subscribers have a new way to listen to the high-fidelity music streaming service while using the Linux desktop. The Spotify rival touts better sound quality and bigger royalty cheques for artists, but it doesn’t provide a desktop Tidal music app for Linux. There is an official web player, as well as official Tidal apps for Windows, macOS, Android […]

This post, Listen to Tidal Music from the Command Line, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Search DuckDuckGo from the Command Line

When we showed you how to search Google from the command line a lot of you to say you use Duck Duck Go, the awesome privacy-focused search engine. Well, now there’s a tool to search DuckDuckGo from the command line. It’s called ddgr (pronounced, in my head, as dodger) and it’s pretty neat. Like Googler, ddgr […]

This post, Search DuckDuckGo from the Command Line, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Command Line Music Player for Spotify, YouTube & Other Music Streaming Services

youtube music logoTizonia is a command-line music player that lets you listen to music on Spotify, Google Play Music, YouTube and Soundcloud from the terminal.

This post, Command Line Music Player for Spotify, YouTube & Other Music Streaming Services, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE

upterm on ubuntu 17.10Upterm is billed as a ‘terminal emulator for the 21st century’ — a fairly bold claim. “An IDE in the world of terminals,” claims the Github project page; “Strictly speaking, it’s both a terminal emulator and an interactive shell based on Electron.” I spent some time playing with the app see if it offered anything […]

This post, Upterm is Part Terminal Emulator, Part IDE, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Gping is like regular ping, but with a graph

pretty ping graphThe ping command is a useful way to troubleshooting network issues — but its output does look a little dull by default. Enter Gping, a cross-platform ping tool that prints a pretty graph inside the terminal. What is ping, again? Ping is a small tool that lets you test whether the computer you’re using is […]

This post, Gping is like regular ping, but with a graph, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Someone Finally Asks Why Ubuntu Has 3 Terminal Apps…

ubuntu terminal xterm and uxtermI’ve often wondered why Ubuntu ships with several different terminal apps installed by default. It’s a minor little quirk, granted, and something few people will notice. But a query that has, from time to time, confused me. Naturally I presume there to be some differences between GNOME Terminal, Xterm and UXTerm. But those differences are, to […]

This post, Someone Finally Asks Why Ubuntu Has 3 Terminal Apps…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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