Check RPM package dependencies on Rhel/Centos/Rocky

Check RPM package dependencies on Rhel/Centos/Rocky

Files with the .RPM extension are software packages intended for installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux or one of its derivative Linux distributions, such as CentOS, AlmaLinux, Rocky Linux, or Fedora. When you install software by using an RPM file, your system may need to install dependencies for it to run correctly. This is common behavior for the dnf 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 an RPM file on RHEL and similar distros.

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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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Yocto Linux: Tutorial Basics

Yocto Linux: Tutorial Basics

The Yocto Project allows users to create custom Linux distributions for emedded and IoT software. It is an open source project, calloborated on by the Linux foundation and other big names in the tech industry. Its big advantage is that it can work on a variety of architectures including some that are not as mainstream or widespread, like ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, x86, and x86-64.

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Best System Monitoring tool for Linux

Best System Monitoring tool for Linux

System monitoring tools allow users and administrators to keep tabs on CPU and memory usage, storage availability, hardware temperatures, network activity, and other helpful information on a Linux system. Your system will not always let you know what it is doing, so keeping an eye on this information can give you insight into what it is doing behind the scenes. In this tutorial, we have compiled a list of our favorite system monitoring tools for Linux. Check out our picks below to find one that suits you best.

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How to get and change video metadata in Linux

How to get and change video metadata in Linux

Video metadata contains information like author, title, genre, comment, and creation date. This information is embedded in the video file itself, but it not really a common practice for video releases to contain a lot of metadata info. If nothing else, there is usually some copyright information. In this tutorial, you will see how to get and change video metadata on a Linux system. This can be accomplished from both command line and GUI. We will cover both methods below.

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How to enable/disable firewall on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

How to enable/disable firewall on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Linux

The default Ubuntu firewall is ufw, which is an acronym for “uncomplicated firewall.” It comes automatically installed on all editions of Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server. Ufw is a frontend for the typical Linux iptables commands, but it is developed in such a way that basic firewall tasks can be performed without the knowledge of iptables. You may find you need to disable ufw if it is blocking some necessary connections, or you can enable it for increased security.

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How to check NVIDIA driver version on Linux

How to check NVIDIA driver version on your Linux system

The objective of this tutorial is to show how to check the NVIDIA driver version installed on your Linux system. There are few places you may have a look to check what NVIDIA driver you have installed on your Linux system. This will allow you to check that you have the latest version installed and optionally upgrade to a new NVIDIA driver for better support and features.

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