Category: FAQ

Find Out Wasted Disk Space In Linux

Agedu – Find Out Wasted Disk Space In Linux

Today, let us talk about a simple, yet another must-have utility in your arsenal. Meet agedu, a small utility that tracks down the wasted disk space in your Linux system. Running out of disk space?...

Speed Up Downloading Of Packages In Ubuntu

How To Speed Up Downloading Of Packages In Ubuntu

We all know that we can install, update, upgrade and remove packages using apt or aptitude package managers in Debian-based systems such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint etc. These package managers pulls the packages along with...

Force Users To Use Strong Passwords In Debian, Ubuntu

How To Force Users To Use Strong Passwords In Debian, Ubuntu

A strong password must be comprised of at least 14 characters, including at least one special character, one numerical character, one uppercase and lower case letter. More importantly, passwords shouldn’t be easily predictable and shouldn’t...

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 Systems

Today I have stumbled upon an useful tool called “Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility”, shortly Ukuu, that allows you to install and upgrade Linux kernel in Ubuntu and its variants. 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) in your hard drive. The orphaned packages are nothing but the packages which will be installed as dependencies/libraries when...