glances – new way to look at contention

glances is like top/htop but little different. It shows you sort based on contention (smartly and automatically) unless you change that and hence if you just want to check what is biggest bottleneck in system, then head over to glances quickly. Here is quick description from dnf info command


Name : glances
Version : 2.11.1
Release : 2.fc28
Arch : noarch
Size : 3.2 M
Source : glances-2.11.1-2.fc28.src.rpm
Repo : @System
From repo : fedora
Summary : CLI curses based monitoring tool
License : GPLv3
Description : Glances is a CLI curses based monitoring tool for both GNU/Linux and BSD.
: Glances uses the PsUtil library to get information from your system.
: It is developed in Python.

asciinema – video for your terminal session

Info about asciinema:

Name         : asciinema
Version      : 1.4.0
Release      : 1.fc26
Arch         : noarch
Size         : 144 k
Source       : asciinema-1.4.0-1.fc26.src.rpm
Repo         : @System
From repo    : fedora
Summary      : Command line client (terminal recorder) for service
URL          :
License      : GPLv3
Description  : Asciinema is a free and open source solution for recording the terminal sessions
: and sharing them on the web.

To install, you can do:

dnf install asciinema


and here is and example:
Asciinema test video

Hope you find it useful if you have to show someone how to do something. Best part is – For just sharing a video link, you do not need to register as well 🙂

Fedora – change from one edition to some other

You will need to install convert-to-edition, description

Name        : convert-to-edition
Arch        : noarch
Epoch       : 0
Version     : 25
Release     : 1
Size        : 9.7 k
Repo        : fedora
Summary     : Script for converting between Fedora Editions
URL         :
License     : MIT
Description : Provides a script to convert the running system between Fedora Editions

So, all you need to do to convert from one edition to another is :

convert-to-edition -e <edition>