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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...

Upgrade Linux Kernel

Ukuu – An Easy Way To Install And Upgrade Linux Kernel In Ubuntu-based Systems

Today, I have stumbled upon a simple, yet useful tool called “Ubuntu Kernel Upgrade Utility”, shortly Ukuu, that allows you to install and upgrade Linux kernel in Ubuntu-based systems. Ukuu is developed and maintained by...

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...

How to upgrade to FreeBSD 11 from FreeBSD 10.3

FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE is due for Wednesday, September 28, 2016, however I can see the final stable version was already uploaded to the FreeBSD FTP mirrors. So, I decided to give it a try. Since, I already...