To stop the avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux, open a terminal window and enter the command below: $ sudo service avahi-daemon disable <enter> To remove avahi-daemon altogether, enter the following command: $ sudo apt-get purge avahi-daemon <enter> Or in Ubuntu 18.10, to stop the service from starting, enter the following command: $ sudo chkconfig avahi-daemon off … Continue reading Stop avahi-daemon in Ubuntu Linux
Ubuntu offers two options to remove packages. When you remove packages, you only remove the packages, but not their configuration files. Enter the following command to remove a package in a terminal window. $ sudo apt-get remove packagename <enter> When you purge packages, you remove the packages and their configuration files. Enter the command below … Continue reading Remove or Purge package in Ubuntu
If you have installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04, you can download the latest package from http://www.virtualbox.org. You can then install it in a terminal window using dpkg. It will be upgraded, if already installed. $ sudo apt-get upgrade virtualbox*.deb <enter>
If you have installed Swiftfox, an alternative browser to Firefox, in Ubuntu 12.04, you can remove it using the following command in a terminal: $ sudo apt-get install aptitude <enter> $ sudo aptitude purge swiftfox-prescott <enter> If you try to remove it with apt-get or dpkg, you will not find the package. However, aptitude finds … Continue reading How to remove Swiftfox in Ubuntu 12.04
If you do not want to use the OpenJDK java software on your Ubuntu system, you can install Oracle Java, also known as Sun Java using the following commands in a terminal window: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer <enter> After the installation is complete, you … Continue reading Install Oracle Java on Ubuntu
Below is example of removal of a repository. See the directory /etc/apt/sources.list.d for more lists. $ sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list <enter>
# yum install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686 The rest is all done for you. If the above driver is not installed, error about not being able to play games such as maniadrive, SuperTux, pops up, saying 3D graphics driver is proprietary or not installed. Before doing this, make sure you add the rpmfusion-free and rpmfusion-nonfree repositories.
Get a package called dosbox # yum install dosbox <enter> Then visit http://www.dosgames.com for games that run on DOS. There is also a site for abandonware. This will list those games that are no more sold, played or used. You can also install dosbox in Ubuntu: $ apt-get install dosbox <enter>