Category: Command line utilities

Get Email Alerts For Pending Package Updates Using Apticron

Apticron – Get Email Alerts For Pending Package Updates

As we all know, in Debian and Ubuntu desktop operating systems, Software updater tool will notify you whenever a new update is available. If a new update is available, a pop-up window will appear and...

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...

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...

Systemback - Restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous state

Systemback – Restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server To Previous State

Systemback is a free utility that can be used to backup and restore Ubuntu-like systems. It is somewhat similar to MS Windows’s “System restore” option. Using Systemback, we can easily create backup of a Ubuntu...