How to reinstall and reconfigure all packages automatically in Ubuntu 9.10

On December 17, 2009, in packages, reconfigure repair, reinstall, by Dipin Krishna

If you want to reinstall and reconfigure all packages in your Ubuntu just type the following command in terminal. sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh -a ————————————————————————— The GNU/Linux Advanced Administration: In this ebook “The GNU/Linux Operating System”, the main contents are related with system administration. You will learn how to install and configure several computer services, and […]


Howto find Disk usage of Packages in ubuntu

On November 12, 2008, in Disk usage, find, Howto, packages, ubuntu, by Dipin Krishna

The following command help you to find the disk space used by different packages in ubuntu open a terminal window and run the commanddpkg-query –show –showformat=’${Package;-50}\t${Installed-Size}\n’ | sort -k 2 -n | grep -v deinstall | awk ‘{printf “%.3f MB \t %s\n”, $2/(1024), $1}’ That will sort the packages by size, putting the largest ones […]