Check DEB package dependencies on Ubuntu / Debian

Check DEB package dependencies on Ubuntu / Debian

A file that has the .DEB file extension is a Debian software package file. They contain software to be installed on Debian Linux or another Debian-based Linux distro such as Ubuntu Linux. When you install software from a DEB file, your system may need to install dependencies for it to run correctly. This is common behavior for apt package manager as well, so you may already be familiar with package dependencies. In this tutorial, we will show you how to check the package dependencies for a DEB file on Debian and Ubuntu via the Linux command line.

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How to install jdownloader on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

How to install jdownloader on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

The jDownloader application allows you to download files from many links simultaneously. It comes with handy features like pausing and resuming downloads, extracting contents from compressed archvies automatically, and setting maximum bandwidth usage, among other things to help you manage all of your downloads. It is an open source tool available for Linux systems and will make bulk downloading much easier for you.

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How to change from default to alternative Python version on Debian Linux

How to change from default to alternative Python version on Debian Linux

Your Debian Linux installation may include multiple python versions and thus also include multiple python binary executables, and it’s possible to change python version that the system is using. In this tutorial, you will see how to install multiple versions of python, and change the python version on Debian using the update-alternatives python command. Check the sections below to learn how.

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Build custom kernel on Debian / Ubuntu

Build custom kernel on Debian / Ubuntu

The Linux kernel sits at the core of all Linux systems, including thousands of GNU/Linux distributions, the Android mobile operating system, and tons of embedded systems, networking devices, etc. Its popuarity and ubiquity can be credited to the fact that it is free and open source. Anyone can download the Linux kernel, make changes to it if they wish, and compile it for their own commercial or private use.

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Check Debian Linux version

Check Debian Linux version

Being aware of your current Debian version will help you know when it is time to update. It’s important to know the version of your Debian Linux system, as new versions are released about every 2 years. Staying up to date will keep your system secure and ensure that you have the newest software available.

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How to install package on Debian Linux

How to install package on Debian Linux

If you are new to Debian Linux, one of the first things you will be wondering how to do is install a software package. Although Debian usually comes with all the essential software installed out of the box, you will inevitably want to extend the operating system’s functionality even further, which can only be done through installing more software. Debian gives us a lot of options to do so, including through the system package manager, software center, or installing a .deb file.

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Resolving the bash: netstat: command not found error on Debian/Ubuntu Linux

inxi installation and usage on Ubuntu/Debian

The inxi Linux command can be used to see various system information and other handy bits of data right from your terminal. The command is ordinarily not installed by default. However, it is a small software package that provides access to the command, and it proves especially useful to system administrators and power users.

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Resolving the bash: netstat: command not found error on Debian/Ubuntu Linux

bash: netstat: command not found – Debian/Ubuntu Linux

The netstat Linux command is used by system administrators to see information about network connections. Netstat is a powerful utility that can print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships. It has been superseded by the ss command in recent years, but is still a viable tool for network diagnostics and troubleshooting.

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iTunes DAAP server setup on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

iTunes DAAP server setup on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

DAAP server is an Apple Inc. proprietary protocol to share media files over the network. DAAP server allows share media files among network connected devices where the central media share repository resides on main server. In this simple tutorial we will be installing and configuring DAAP server share using forked-daapd media server with support for RSP, DAAP, DACP and AirTunes on Ubuntu Linux or any other Debian Linux based system.

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