Category: Linux Commands

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?...

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...

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...

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...