LinuxLinks.com
Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar

Search





News Sections
Home
General News (3973/0)
Reviews (628/0)
Press Releases (464/0)
Distributions (187/0)
Software (871/0)
Hardware (522/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (345/0)
Off Topic (181/0)


User Functions
Username:

Password:

Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User


Events
There are no upcoming events



Pick of the Bunch: Console Internet Applications   
Sunday, July 13 2014 @ 02:05 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

I would be the first to concede that Linux users will never be satisfied being denied access to a desktop environment. Linux users have a choice of many different desktop environments, all with their own different styles and strengths. Which desktop environment is best invokes strong feelings. Personally, I have no strong feelings for or against any of the environments available. This is predominately because I still spend a lot of my time either using the Linux console, or, when in X, I end up at a terminal emulator, mostly Terminator.

You might ask if the internet lends itself well to console based applications. After all, Linux is blessed with some truly awesome graphical internet applications. Surely the web is rather mundane without a graphical web browser such as Firefox or Chrome? Sometimes. Nevertheless, I still find console applications to be conducive to the internet. I just love the simplicity of console applications and utilities. It does not matter what machine I am using, as the same software works with no fuss. For example, all of the software featured here works seamlessly on computers with low-spec CPU and RAM, such as the Raspberry Pi.

There are so many great console based internet applications that it would be impossible for a single article to cover them all. Instead, I have compiled this roundup of 9 console applications that I am always using. Why? Because they are, in many situations, superior replacements for their GUI equivalents. Here is a roundup of the 9 console applications that I use frequently.

Read more

  [ Views: 456 ]  


Pick of the Bunch: Console Internet Applications | 0 comments | Create New Account
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
No user comments.


What's Related
  • Read more
  • More by sde
  • More from Software


  • Story Options
  • Mail Story to a Friend
  • Printable Story Format


  • We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).

    Built with GeekLog and phpBB
    Comments to the webmaster are welcome
    Copyright 2009 LinuxLinks.com - All rights reserved