Category: Package management

Keep Only Essential Packages In Debian And Ubuntu Using Debfoster

Debfoster – Keep Only Essential Packages In Debian And Ubuntu

Today, we are going to learn about a lesser-known, yet useful utility for Debian and its derivatives such as Ubuntu and Ubuntu variants like Linux Mint. Say hello to “Debfoster” – a command line utility...

Install DNF On CentOS 7

How To Install DNF On CentOS 7

DNF (short for “DaNdiFied Yum”) is the next upcoming major version of Yum, a package manager for RPM-based Linux distributions, such as RHEL, CentOS, and Fedora. DNF is first introduced in Fedora 18, and it...

Find If A Package Is Installed Or Not In Linux And Unix

How To Find If A Package Is Installed Or Not In Linux And Unix

A while ago, we learned how to find a package version in Linux. Today, we will see how to find if a package is installed or not in Linux and Unix operating systems. Finding installed...