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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 ).

Debian / Ubuntu Linux Delete Old Kernel Images Command

I‘m a new Ubuntu Linux user and noticed that old kernel still exists in my system. Why doesn’t Ubuntu remove old kernels automatically? How do I delete old unused kernel images to free disk space. How to remove unused old kernel images on Ubuntu Linux safely?
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How To Update Apple OS X Using Command Line Software Update Tool

How do I install software updates from the command line tool on my Apple Mac OS X computer? How can I remotely update my Apple computer by just sshing into a system? Is there is something like apt-get command or yum command for Apple OS X?
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How To Use apt-get with IPv4 or IPv6 Transport on a Ubuntu or Debian or Mint Linux

It is possible that I can forces my apt-get command command only use IPv6 or Ipv4 transport on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux server?
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How to Compile and Install Linux Kernel v4.5 Source On a Debian / Ubuntu Linux

How do I download, compile and install the latest version of the Linux kernel on a Debian Linux v8.x or Ubuntu Linux LTS home server or my laptop? How do I build and install a custom Linux kernel on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system?
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How To Install ncurses Library on a Linux

I need to compile an application with ncurses library and header files. How do I install install ncurses libs and header files on a Linux operating system? How do I write a simple hello world program using the ncurses and compile it on a Linux?
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How To Install Google Chrome 45 On a RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora Linux 22 Using Yum Command

How do I installed the latest version of Google Chrome v45 on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS Linux version 7.x and Fedora Linux v22 using the yum command line option?
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How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs

I‘ve three old hard drives: sized 60, 60 and 120 GB. And 200 GB of video files, which I need to store on these drives. How would I store all my files on three hard drive without split a file into pieces or creating RAID array? How can I combines a several mount points (partitions) into the single one on a Linux operating systems?
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CentOS/RHEL Use yum Command To Downgrade or Rollback Updates

I‘m a CentOS Linux 7.x server user. How can I use yum command to downgrade or rollback package updates on a RHEL (Red Hat)/CentOS/Scientific Linux server?
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I am a Debian Linux serer user. How do I view the changelog of an installed package and find out if given CVE includes a fix or patch? How do I see a fix or patch already applied to installed package on a Ubuntu or Debian LTS server?
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I need to tunnel X Window securely over SSH bases session so that I run X program on my remote Linux/Unix server/workstation and get back display to my Apple Macbook pro laptop. I tried the ssh -X user@server1 and ssh -Y user@server2 commands on both OS X Mountain Lion and Apple OS X Mavericks/Yosemite. But, I am unable to use the ssh command with X11.

How do I fix this problem on OS X and enable X11 forwarding with ssh command? How do I install XQuartz (X11.app) server on Apple OS X Mountain Lion or Mavericks or Yosemite?
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