Looking for a wireless network manager? Wavemon is a command line ncurses-based wireless network monitoring application for Linux.
Wavemon displays live signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware. It should work with all devices supported by the Linux kernel.
Wavemon is available in Ubuntu universe repositories. Simply open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to install it:
sudo apt install wavemon
Then run wavecom to start the monitor. For more information run man wavemon.
While the software packages in Ubuntu repositories are always old. You can get the latest release from the link below:
Want to make your Ubuntu look like a busy-looking console? Hollywood is a utility that will split your console into a multiple panes of genuine technobabble, perfectly suitable for any Hollywood geek melodrama. It is particularly suitable on any number of computer consoles in the background of any excellent schlock technothriller.
Hollywood is open source software, created by Dustin Kirkland in 2014 and has been used by NBC News, on Saturday Night Live, in cybersecurity commercials for Experian, Full Frontal by Samantha Bee, Map Men, and magazine articles such as this one from Texas A&M University.
How to Install Hollywood in Ubuntu:
Hollywood is available in Ubuntu main repositories, though it’s always old.
The Hollywood PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.
1.) Open terminal from system application menu, then run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hollywood/ppa
Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.
2.) Then refresh system package cache and install the utility via following 2 commands:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install --install-recommends hollywood
To start hollywood, run command hollywodd either in terminal (toggle fullscreen mode vi F11) or TTY console (Ctrl+Alt+F3). And stop it via Ctrl+C.
To remove the PPA, either use Software & Updates utility or run command in terminal:
Mechvibes is a desktop application that plays mechanical keyboard key-press sound when your type on your keyboard.
It’s a side project that I made for myself since when I use my own mechanical keyboard at late night or in the office and my parents and my coworkers hate that a lot because the sound of the keyboard is very loud (especially in quiet places). So if you are facing this issue just like me then this product is for you!