Category: Trouble shooting

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?...

Speed Up Downloading Of Packages In Ubuntu

How To Speed Up Downloading Of Packages In Ubuntu

We all know that we can install, update, upgrade and remove packages using apt or aptitude package managers in Debian-based systems such as Ubuntu, Linux Mint etc. These package managers pulls the packages along with...

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...

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...

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...