Category: Linux Admnistration

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...

Remove Old Kernels In Ubuntu

The Safest Way To Remove Old Kernels In Ubuntu

The Ubuntu Kernel team releases new Kernel updates, bug fixes, and security patches every month. If you are a long-time Ubuntu user, and regularly updating your Ubuntu system, then it might be accumulated with lot of...

downgrade a package in arch linux

How To Downgrade A Package In Arch Linux

As you might know, Arch Linux is a rolling release and DIY (do-it-yourself) distribution. So you have to be bit careful while updating it often, especially installing or updating packages from the third party repositories...