Tagged: Package Manager

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How to effortlessly migrate OwnCloud to NextCloud

Both OwnCloud and NextCloud are two popular software used to build a personal cloud: a place where to store Files, Calendars, Contacts and more. Since NextCloud is a fork of OwnCloud, OwnCloud users can switch to...

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Mageia 6 released, intriguing Mandriva reboot

After two years since Mageia 5 release, here comes Mageia 6 with improved hardware support and many new features. Mageia might look like a new distribution, but it has its root in one of the oldest...

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NethServer: A painless Linux server you will love

NethServer is a CentOS-based, all-in-one, easy-to-use Linux distribution. If you’ve ever tried to run a small Linux server for a small company without much experience on your shoulders, well, you might have noticed you have to...

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New features in Ubuntu 17.04, yes Unity 8 is here

Ubuntu 17.04 “Zesty Zapus” is one of the most awaited releases by Ubuntu fans. Unlike Xenial Xerus, it won’t ship as many features but will empower one of the most awaited ones: Unity 8.

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Flatpak: the future of package managers

In Linux we have a multitude of package managers, each with its own pros and cons. Let’s discover Flatpak, formerly GNOME xdg-app, the package manager that aims to provide cross-platform sandboxed packages to every Linux distribution.

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What can Linux do that Windows can’t

This week, while surfing the Internet I encountered an interesting thread with this title. It may be easy for Windows users to see what Windows can and Linux can’t. In this article (mostly for Windows users)...

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Ubuntu: how to remove older kernels automatically

Today, for the first time I encountered a strange behaviour on a machine with Ubuntu 15.10 . The problem itself was quite strange and rendered the machine unusable with default boot settings.

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DNF, Fedora’s new Package Manager

The currrent Package Manager for Fedora, CentOS and RHEL is YUM. Not for long. With the release of Fedora 22 (on 26th May 2015) YUM will be replaced by DNF. What will change? What are the...

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What is a package manager?

In many articles I speak about the great qualities of Package Managers, of how they can update your system with a click; install software without manually downloading, and painlessly remove them. Understanding how they work is...