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How To Clean Unused Packages with Apt Autoremove?

Linux distributions uses package managers in order to install new software. apt is one of the most popular package management tool. Over time installed packages will be hold in the operating system. This is will create some overhead for disk usage. In this tutorial we will look to to remove this cached and unused packages. Use apt autoremove We will use apt autoremove which will automatically find package those are unused by...


“Perl warning Setting locale failed” Error and Solution In Linux

All operating systems uses some locale settings to properly interpret language related data. In Linux this settings are called as locale and used even without GUI or desktop environment. They are generally configured during installation of the operating system but also changed after installation. “Perl warning Setting locale failed” is mostly occurring error after installation. Which is caused by locale miss configuration. In this tutorial we will look how to solve this...


How To Apt-Get Update, Upgrade, Dist-Upgrade, Full-Upgrade and Their Similarities and Diffirencies

deb based distributions provides apt or apt-get to manage packages interactively and from network repositories. While updating packages update, upgrade or dist-upgrade can be used. But what is the difference between these two commands. In this tutorial we will look this issue. Update updatecommand will simply get the packages information from repositories. These repositories are remote internet sites those provides packages and their metadata. We will get meta data or...


How To Update and Upgrade Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and Kali?

Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint uses the same package management software named dpkg and apt. Updating OS is important part of the system administration. We will look how to update and upgrade deb based distributions. Update Package Index First step to update packages for Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint is updating package index. Package index holds most recent available packages from the repository and crosscheck with all ready installed packages....


How To Remove Packages From Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and Kali with Apt-Get Uninstall Command with Examples

apt-get is standard package manager provided by popular distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint and Kali. We can use apt-get removeand purge in order to remove packages from system. apt-get This package manager provides a lot of options in order to manage packages precisely. We have all ready examined very complete tutorial about apt-get command in the following link. Apt and Apt-Get Tutorial With Examples Uninstall Single Package The simples usage...


How To Solve ” sub process usr bin dpkg returned an error code 1″ Error?

dpkg is a tool used to install packages into a Debian, Ubuntu, Mint, Kali or deb based distribution. Generally package managers works without problem. But in some situations there may be some errors about package installation. One of the most popular dpkg error is sub process usr bin dpkg returned an error code 1 . In this tutorial we will look different ways to solve this error. Reconfigure Package Database...


Ubuntu, Debian, Kali, Mint Apt-Get Search Tutorial with Examples

Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali and other related distributions uses apt-get as package manager. All of these distributions are deb or dpkg related distributions. apt-get provides different type of commands to list, search, install, remote, revert etc. Detailed information about apt-get can found in the following tutorial. http://www.poftut.com/apt-and-apt-get-tutorial-with-examples/ In this tutorial we will look apt-cache search command in detail. Search Packages We can search deb packages from repositories with the following command by providing a search term. In...


Dpkg Error “Dpkg Was Interrupted” and Solution

This is a small post about dpkg error. Dpkg is tool used to manage package installation, removing, update of distributions like Debian, Ubuntu. Actually dpkg can be used distributions like Fedora, CentOS, RedHat but their default package manager is rpm. Error Here is the problem while install package with apt-get or dpkg directly the operation it interrupted. After trying again to install a package we get an error like “dpkg...

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