Tagged: Debian

Build Debian Packages From Source

How To Build Debian Packages From Source

Debian and Debian-based systems like Ubuntu uses Advanced Package Tool, or APT in short, for installing, updating, upgrading and removing software from command line. Usually, the APT package manager stores the list of repositories in...

How to recreate Debian binary packages with dpkg-repack

Recreate Debian Binary Packages That Are Already Installed On A System

Picture this scenario. You’ve installed some Debian packages on your system. And you want to install the same packages on another system. But you lost the binary archives i.e. the deb files. Would you download...

How To Remove Unnecessary Configuration Files On Debian-based Systems

Remove Unnecessary Configuration Files On Debian-based Systems

If you are a newbie, you would generally use “apt remove” command to remove an installed package in Debian, Ubuntu and its derivatives like Linux Mint. As you probably know, the apt remove command will...

Download Packages with dependencies locally in Ubuntu

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

A while ago, we discussed how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, and install them in another system that has slow...

Debian-goodies is a collection of useful utilities for Debian

Debian-goodies – A Set Of Useful Utilities For Debian And Ubuntu Users

Debian-goodies is a collection of useful utilities for Debian and its variants such as Ubuntu. These utilities provides some additional useful commands which are not available by default. Using these tools, the users can find...

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...