How to Install Specific Version of Package on CentOS & RHEL 7

yum install specific packages

Sometimes, you may need to have a certain version of a package installed on your system to conform to a certain requirement. In this article, we are going to see how we can install specific versions of packages using yum package [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Use DNF History to List Manually Installed Packages

dnf history command

Once in a while, as a Linux user, you may want to conduct an audit of the status of various installed packages on your Linux machine. The main purpose is to keep track of the packages installed and those that [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install TigerVNC on Fedora 27

tigervnc fedora 27

Hey guys, in this article we’ll see how we can set up a Tiger VNC server on a Fedora 27 PC. To start off, TigerVNC is a free and open source high performance and platform-neutral virtual networking utility tool that [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Desktop Environments on CentOS 7

desktop environments centos 7

In this article, we look at installing different desktop environments on Centos 7 minimal installation. This is for the GUI  lovers who love exploring the look and feel of  GUI environments. We have installed GNOME, KDE, Cinnamon, Mate and Xfce desktop environments. Installing GNOME [...]

Jamie Arthur 4:05 am

How to Install GNOME Shell Extensions Using GUI & Command Line Interface

Install GNOME Shell Extensions

GNOME Shell extensions are small and lightweight pieces of codes that enhance GNOME desktop’s functionality and improves the user experience. They are the equivalent of add-ons in your browser. For instance, you can have add-ons that download videos like IDM [...]

Jamie Arthur 1:49 am

How to Use Eddy to Install Debian Packages on Elementary OS

install eddy package manager

Eddy is a simple Debian package management GUI tool in Elementary OS that allows installation of Debian packages by dragging and dropping  Debian files onto a GUI window. The tool can be installed straight from App Center platform or installed from [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Download Packages Using Yum/DNF without Installing on Linux

Download Packages without Installing

Today, we’ll take a look at how we can use package managers to download only rpm packages(offline) without installing them with all dependencies on Linux. Yum and Dnf package managers are used in RedHat distributions namely RedHat, CentOS and Fedora [...]

Jamie Arthur 9:22 am

How to Install Latest Solus from USB

Install Solus usb

Solus operating system is a  Linux distribution that is tailored for best for home computing. It was released on December 27, 2015, and comes with GNOME, MATE and BUDGIE  desktop environments crafted for enhanced user experience. It ships numerous features such as [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install curl and php-curl on Linux

install curl linux

Curl is a free and open source data transfer tool used for transfer of data to and from a server using the following supported protocols: IMAP, IMAPS, POP, POP3, POP3S, DICT, FILE HTTP, HTTPS, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, FTP, FTPS, [...]

Jamie Arthur 3:17 am

How to Install and Use TLP on Linux Laptop

tlp linux battery life

Squeezing in a few hours in your Linux PC battery life may be what it takes to hit that deadline and submit your project or assignment on time. And that is where TLP comes in. TLP is a power management [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

S4 - Command Line Tool to Sync Local Files with Amazon S3

S4 sync file aws s3

S4, short for Simple Storage Solution Syncer, is a free and open source tool for synchronizing your files to Amazon S3 service which works from Linux command line. It works in tandem with S3 and works just like proprietary solutions like [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

diff-so-fancy - Improved Human Readable Format for Git diff

diff so fancy tool

Working on the command line using either git or hub can be quite a bland experience, and often a user can find it difficult when reading diffs. Now, the standard format of git has been replaced by a much better [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Debian Packages Offline

install packages offline

With a good and reliable internet connection, installing, updating or upgrading your Debian System is a walk in the park. All that is required of you is to run ‘apt-get update’ or apt-get upgrade’ commands and voila! Your system is [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am