How to Convert DEB Packages to CentOS/RHEL RPM Using Alien

How to Convert DEB Packages to CentOS/RHEL RPM Using Alien

Ideally, you would be able to install everything you want from your in-built package manager. Or failing that, build your package from source. Sometimes however, you have no option but to try and use a package from another Linux distro. In this tutorial, I show you how to use “alien” to migrate packages from one Linux flavor to another.

How to Install the Java SE Runtime Environment on Linux

How to Install the Java SE Runtime Environment on Linux

If you’re running a browser like Firefox on your Linux machine, you’ll need to install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and make the plugin available for use. Here’s a complete step by step tutorial on how to go about it, with screenshots.

How to Split and Join Large Files in Linux

How to Split and Join Large Files in Linux

Sometimes, you need to split and join large files for storage or transfer. While archive utilities like zip and rar allow us to do this with archive files, they don’t do as good a job as the more basic “split” and “cat” utilities, that were specifically built for this purpose. In this tutorial, I show you a general purpose method of joining and splitting large files that will work in any situation.

Accessing DigitalOcean’s Spaces from the Command Line with s3cmd

Accessing DigitalOcean’s Spaces from the Command Line with s3cmd

While you can manage your DigitalOcean spaces from the GUI, you can’t create batch commands, schedules, and other automated tasks. For that, we need CLI access and here’s a complete tutorial – right from generating the access keys, to making sure you have the right version of the s3cmd command line tool and configuring it!

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