Category: Package management

GNU Stow - Remove Programs Installed From Source

An Easy Way To Remove Programs Installed From Source In Linux

Not all programs available in the official or third-party repositories, so you can’t install them using the regular package managers. Some times, you have to install the programs by manually compiling from source. As you...

Force APT Package Manager To Use IPv4

How To Force APT Package Manager To Use IPv4 In Ubuntu 16.04

APT, short or Advanced Package Tool, is the default package manager for Debian-based systems. Using APT, we can install, update, upgrade and remove applications from the system. Lately, I have been facing a strange error. ...

Apt-clone - Backup Installed Packages

Backup Installed Packages And Restore Them On Freshly Installed Ubuntu System

Installing the same set of packages on multiple Ubuntu systems is time consuming and boring task. You don’t want to spend your time to install the same packages over and over on multiple systems. When...

Upgrade Everything Using A Single Command In Linux

How To Upgrade Everything Using A Single Command In Linux

As we all know already, keeping our Linux system up-to-date involves invoking more than one package manager. Say for instance, in Ubuntu you can’t upgrade everything using “sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade” command....