Yay – Yet Another Reliable AUR Helper Written In Go

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/yay-found-yet-another-reliable-aur-helper/ Howdy Arch Users! I’ve got a good news for you. Today, I stumbled upon yet another reliable AUR helper called “Yay”. Yep! the name of this AUR helper is … Read more

How To View Detailed Information About A Package In Linux

Full Article : 2daygeek – https://www.2daygeek.com/how-to-view-detailed-information-about-a-package-in-linux/ This is know topic and we can write so many articles because most of the time we would stick with package managers for many reasons. Each distribution clones has … Read more

How To Remove Everything Except The Base System In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-remove-everything-except-the-base-system-in-arch-linux/ Like everyone else, I do use Oracle VirtualBox to test and explore various Linux distributions. The other day, while playing with my Arch Linux VM, I wanted to test … Read more

Fix “dpkg: error: parsing file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0014′” Error In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/fix-dpkg-error-parsing-file-var-lib-dpkg-updates-0014-error-in-ubuntu/ The other day I was testing a tool named OnionShare which is used to share files of any size securely and anonymously in Unix-like operating systems. While trying to … Read more

How To Upgrade Everything Using A Single Command In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-upgrade-everything-using-a-single-command-in-linux/ As we all know already, keeping our Linux system up-to-date involves invoking more than one package manager. Say for instance, in Ubuntu you can’t upgrade everything using “sudo apt … Read more

The Easy Way To Install And Remove A Package Group In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/the-easy-way-to-install-and-remove-a-package-group-in-arch-linux/ I have been using Arch Linux for more than two years, and I don’t want to switch to other Linux distribution anytime soon. Because, I love Pacman and AUR. … Read more

Find If A Package Is Available For Your Linux Distribution

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-if-a-package-is-available-for-your-linux-distribution/ Some times, you might wonder how to find if a package is available for your Linux distribution. Or, you simply wanted to know what version of package is available … Read more

How To Test A Package Without Installing It In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-test-a-package-without-installing-it-in-linux/ For some reason, you might want to test a package before installing it in your Linux system. If so, you’re lucky! Today, I will show you how to do … Read more

How To Add, Enable And Disable A Repository By Using The DNF/YUM Config Manager Command On Linux

Full Article : 2daygeek – https://www.2daygeek.com/how-to-add-enable-disable-a-repository-dnf-yum-config-manager-on-linux/ Many of us using yum package manager to manage package installation, remove, update, search, etc, on RPM based system such as RHEL, CentOS, etc,. Linux distributions gets most of … Read more

Orbital Apps – A New Generation Of Linux applications

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/orbitalapps-new-generation-ubuntu-linux-applications/ Today, we are going to learn about Orbital Apps or ORB (Open Runnable Bundle) apps, a collection of free, cross-platform, open source applications. All ORB apps are portable. You can … Read more

A Beginners Guide To Flatpak

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/flatpak-new-framework-desktop-applications-linux/ A while, we have written about Ubuntu’s Snaps. Snaps are introduced by Canonical for Ubuntu operating system, and later it was adopted by other Linux distributions such as Arch, … Read more

Ndm – A Desktop GUI Application For NPM

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/ndm-a-desktop-gui-application-for-npm/ NPM, short for Node Package Manager, is a command line package manager for installing NodeJS packages, or modules. We already have have published a guide that described how to … Read more

Debfoster – Keep Only Essential Packages In Debian And Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/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 … Read more

Pyenv – Python Version Management Made Easier

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pyenv-python-version-management-made-easier/ You’re a programmer who wants to test your python code on multiple different Python environments. What would you do? Install a specific python version and test your code and … Read more

Trizen – A Lightweight AUR Package Manager For Arch-Based Systems

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/trizen-lightweight-aur-package-manager-arch-based-systems/ Pacaur is unmaintained and the developer stepped back for unknown reason. Pacaur still works, however the Arch developers are suggesting to use another AUR package helper programs. I have … Read more

How To Use ArchLinux’s Pacman Package Manager In Other Unix-like OSs

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/use-archlinuxs-pacman-package-manager-unix-like-oss/ There are two reasons I use Arch Linux as my primary OS; Pacman and Arch User Repository (shortly AUR). These two reasons holds me to stick with Arch Linux … Read more

DNF Command Examples For Beginners

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/dnf-command-examples-beginners/ This tutorial explains all basic commands for those who wants to know how to use DNF package manager. As you might already know, DNF is the next generation version … Read more

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

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/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 Unix-like … Read more

How To Find Installed Applications With Installed Size In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-installed-applications-with-installed-size-in-linux/ The other day I witnessed that my hard drive is running out of space. I opened the file manager (I am using Caja file manager right now), and examined … Read more

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/download-packages-dependencies-locally-ubuntu/ A while ago, we published an article that described how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, … Read more

How To Find The Installed Proprietary Packages In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-installed-proprietary-packages-arch-linux/ Are you an avid free software supporter and currently using any Arch based distribution? I’ve got a small tip for you! Now, you can easily find the installed proprietary … Read more

Cylon-deb : The Debian Linux Maintenance Program

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cylon-deb-debian-linux-maintenance-program/ A couple months ago, we published an article about Cylon, a maintenance program for Arch Linux and derivatives. Today, we are going to see yet another maintenance program for … Read more