Category: Unix/Linux Beginners

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...

Configure Static IP Address In Linux And Unix

How To Configure Static IP Address In Linux And Unix

Configuring IP address is the one of the core skill that every Linux and Unix administrator should learn. Configuring IP address in GUI mode is much easier, so we are not going to cover that...

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...

Install Packer In Arch Linux

How To Install Packer In Arch Linux

Important Update: Please don’t use packer. It is out dated and discontinued. Use Yay AUR helper instead. https://www.ostechnix.com/yay-found-yet-another-reliable-aur-helper/ A while ago, we wrote an article about how to install Yaourt in Arch Linux. Yaourt is...