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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 ).

How To Install MariaDB Databases on a FreeBSD v10 Unix Server

I'm a new FreeBSD unix user. How can I install MariaDB database server on a FreeBSD unix based system?
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How To Install EPEL Repo on a CentOS and RHEL 7.x

How do I install the extra repositories such as Fedora EPEL repo on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server version 7.x or CentOS Linux server version 7.x?
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CentOS / RHEL 7: Install GCC (C and C++ Compiler) and Development Tools

How do I install gnu gcc compiler and related tools such as autoconf, automake, flex, c++ compiler, and bison on a CentOS 7 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 server?
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FreeBSD 10: Apply Binary Updates To Keep Base System Up To Date

I know keeping a FreeBSD server up to date is a very important. How can I apply binary system patches and updates to a new installation of FreeBSD 10 server?
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Fedora Linux 19/20 Install Adobe Flash Player

I want to use Pandora online radio on a Fedora Linux desktop. How can I install Adobe Flash Player Plugin version 11.2 with yum command on a Fedora Linux 64 bit desktop or 32 bit version 20 laptop system?
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Fedora Linux 20: Install Broadcom-wl STA BCM43228 Wireless Driver

I'm using Dell / Lenovo laptop with Broadcom's IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n based wireless card. How can I install Broadcom-wl STA BCM4322 Wireless driver on a Fedora Linux version 20?
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HowTo: Upgrade To a Newer Version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS has been released. How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.04 LTS?
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HowTo: Uninstall MySQL Server in Ubuntu Linux

I'm a new Ubuntu Linux user and my cloud hosting company installed MySQL server by default. I need to remove it and delete it from my server as I have no use of MySQL server. How can I uninstall MySQL on a Ubuntu based systems?
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CentOS Install Java SDK using yum Command

How do I install JDK runtime environment on a CentOS Linux version 6.x using yum command?
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CentOS: rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery error and solution

I am using a CentOS Linux v6.5 on my home server and I am getting the following error when I execute yum command:

rpmdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery
error: db3 error(-30974) from dbenv->open: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - (-30974)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm

Error: rpmdb open failed

How do I fix this problem on a CentOS / RHEL based system?
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