Package Manager HowTos
Topic include Linux and Unix package management system including apt-get, yum, and other package manager. Example includes installing, upgrading, configuring, troubleshooting, and removing software packages on Linux and Unix like oses in a consistent manner ( rss feed ).
I am a new Linux system admin user. How do I use apt command line utility for the package management on Ubuntu Linux LTS and Debian Linux server? How can I use the apt command for the package management?
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ySQL is a popular database management system used for my web applications. How do I install MySQL server version 5.7 on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS ( Xenial Xerus )? [click to continue…]
am a new Debian / Ubuntu Linux sysadmin. I would like to find out what version I would install if I ran the apt-get command
. How do I find out which versions of a package can I install using apt-cache/apt-get command? How do you check package version using apt-get/aptitude on Debian or Ubuntu Linux server? [click to continue…]
ow do I secure my Nginx web server with Let’s Encrypt free ssl certificate on my Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS or Debian Linux 8.x server? [click to continue…]
penSSH version 7.2 has been released. How do I install or upgrade my existing OpenSSH version to 7.2 on a OpenBSD unix operating system? [click to continue…]
ow do I run custom command after ‘apt-get upgrade
‘ or ‘apt-get dist-upgrade
‘ on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system? How do I hook a script to apt-get command on my Ubuntu Linux server? [click to continue…]
HP 7 provides 2x faster performance and 50% better memory consumption than PHP version 5.6. How do I install PHP 7 on Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS server? How do I install PHP 7 with PHP-FPM in along with Nginx web server? [click to continue…]
‘m trying to run a command ‘sudo add-apt-repository ppa:foo/bar
‘ but getting the following error:
sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found
How do I fix this problem on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS server?
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ow do I find and list installed Debian or Ubuntu Linux packages date? How can I see when packages got updated on my systems? [click to continue…]
y Fedora Linux 23 workstation based laptop can only be accessed through our corporate proxy servers. How do I access and use dnf command with a web proxy server on a Fedora Linux? How do I configure dnf to use a proxy server only? [click to continue…]