Category: Linux Admnistration

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?...

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...

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...

find a package version in Linux

How To Find A Package Version In Linux

Have you ever wondered how to find the version of an installed package in Linux? Nowadays, Package management has become more easier with the help of many graphical package managers. However, some of you always...

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...