Category: Command line utilities

download a RPM package with all dependencies

How To Download A RPM Package With All Dependencies In CentOS

The other day I was trying to create a local repository with packages only we use often in CentOS 7. Of course, we can download any package using curl or wget commands. These commands however...

Upgrade Linux Kernel

Ukuu – An Easy Way To Install And Upgrade Linux Kernel In Ubuntu-based Systems

Today, I have stumbled upon a simple, yet useful tool called “Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility”, shortly Ukuu, that allows you to install and upgrade Linux kernel in Ubuntu-based systems. Ukuu is developed and maintained by...

find and remove unused packages in Linux

How To Find And Remove Unused Packages In Linux

Running out of low disk space? You may need to check for unused packages (orphaned packages) filled in your hard drive. Orphaned (unused) packages are nothing but the packages which will be installed as dependencies/libraries...

vnStat – Monitor Network Bandwidth in Linux and BSD

In this tutorial, we are going to see how to monitor Network bandwidth or traffic usage in Linux and BSD. VnStat is a console-based, free, open source, and light-weight Network Traffic monitor. Using this tool,...

Download YouTube Videos with subtitles

Download YouTube Videos with Subtitles using Youtube-dl

For those who don’t know, youtube-dl is a free, open source, command line downloader written using Python programming language. Using Youtube-dl program, we can easily download YouTube videos. Not only YouTube videos, we can also download...

assign multiple ip addresses

How To Assign Multiple IP Addresses To Single Network Card In Linux

Some of you might wondering why would we assign multiple IP addresses to single Network card. There can be many reasons. Say for example, you are doing some testing on your Linux box that requires two...

prevent a package from being automatically installed, upgraded or removed in Ubuntu

How To Prevent A Package From Being Automatically Installed, Upgraded Or Removed In Ubuntu

In this brief tutorial, we will see how to prevent a package from being automatically installed, upgraded or removed. Some of you might wonder why would anyone want to do that. There could be many reasons. You...