apt update vs apt upgrade: Differences Explained!

When I was a complete beginner and I needed to install something on my Ubuntu machine, I went online and typed in “How to install <software name> on Ubuntu” and it led me to a page with some commands which looked like this I was just happy that I was able to type something in the Terminal and it actually worked! I did not pay much attention to what I actually typed in. I guess to beginners, it just feels like a magic spell to get something installed! As time went on, so many of my google searches led to...

yum update vs yum upgrade: Differences Explained!

When I was a complete beginner and I needed to install something on my Fedora or CentOS machine, I went online and typed in “How to install <software name> on Fedora” and it led me to a page with some commands which looked like this and sometimes the commands go like this instead And when we wish to update a particular command, the online instructions are presented sometimes like this and some other times like this I was just happy that I was able to type something in the Terminal and it actually worked! I did not pay much attention...

apt-get update vs apt-get upgrade: Differences Explained!

When I was a complete beginner and I needed to install something on my Ubuntu machine, I went online and typed in “How to install <software name> on Ubuntu” and it led me to a page with some commands which looked like this I was just happy that I was able to type something in the Terminal and it actually worked! I did not pay much attention to what I actually typed in. I guess to beginners, it just feels like a magic spell to get something installed! As time went on, so many of my google searches led to...

A Beginners Introduction To Linux Package managers: apt, yum, dpkg & rpm

When I was a complete beginner and I needed to install something on my Ubuntu machine, I went online and typed in “How to install <software name> on Ubuntu” and it led me to a page with some commands which looked like this I was just happy that I was able to type something in the Terminal and it actually worked! I did not pay much attention to what I actually typed in. I guess to beginners, it just feels like a magic spell to get something installed! As time went on, so many of my google searches led to...

Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Linux PC..!!

In the last article, we saw the various parts of GitLab, its architecture and how GitLab works. If you haven’t already, I suggest reading the previous article first before reading this one. Here is the link GitLab, A Complete Beginner’s Guide! In this article lets look at how to set it up locally on your Linux PC, so that you can have your very own GitLab setup running right at your home or organization! If you are using Mac or Windows, you can follow the links below. Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Mac. Complete Guide To Setting Up...

Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Windows PC..!!

In the last article, we saw the various parts of GitLab, its architecture and how GitLab works. If you haven’t already, I suggest reading the previous article first before reading this one. Here is the link GitLab, A Complete Beginner’s Guide! In this article lets look at how to set it up locally on your Windows PC, so that you can have your very own GitLab setup running right at your home or organization! If you are using Mac or Linux, you can follow the links below. Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Mac. Complete Guide To Setting Up...

Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Mac..!!

In the last article, we saw the various parts of GitLab, its architecture and how GitLab works. If you haven’t already, I suggest reading the previous article first before reading this one. Here is the link GitLab, A Complete Beginner’s Guide! In this article lets look at how to set it up locally on your Mac, so that you can have your very own GitLab setup running right at your home or organization! If you are using Windows or Linux, you can follow the links below. Complete Guide To Setting Up GitLab Locally On Windows PC..!! Complete Guide To Setting Up...

Can You Make A Linux Distro And Sell It? An Analysis!

In the last article, we saw how bigger organizations like RedHat and Google built their businesses around open-source Linux distros. If you haven’t read that already then go-ahead to the link below and once you finish reading it, come back to this one. How Do Linux Distros Make Money? Strategies Explained! To recap it briefly the strategies and principles big companies use to make money from open-source Linux distros are the following. Top 5 Strategies To Monetize Linux Distros Strategy#1: Keep it free and keep the monetization as unobtrusive as possible Strategy#2: Have a vibrant community following Strategy#3: Tie open source software with...

How Do Linux Distros Make Money? Strategies Explained!

Let’s look at the Linux Distros from a business perspective and analyze some of the strategies that companies use to monetize their products in this article. Linux is an open-source project and as such anyone is free to use the code available online to make their own distros. But the development of any professional software needs a lot of time and effort. Do the developers who work on these Linux distros do it purely for fun? How are these open-source projects supported? Is it possible to make money through Linux distros? If yes then how? Can Linux and open source...

Can’t ping VirtualBox? Troubleshooting Guide and Solution

If you have just installed a guest OS like a Linux distro, Windows 10 or macOS on VirtualBox and you are hosting some network service on that virtual machine, then you need to configure some settings on the virtual box so that you can ping to that virtual machine and communicate with it over the network from any machine on your local network. This article shows you the configuration changes you need to make on your virtual box in order to make it possible. I have written this article keeping complete beginners in mind, so instead of just answering the...