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Linux: find the dependent packages

Sometimes, you would like to update a package, but you are not sure what other packages depend on it.   If you are on Fedora, Redhat or CentOS, this simple command will definitely help you: repoquery –whatrequires –installed –recursive packagename … Continue reading

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Linux: find the location of the executables

How to locate the binary, source and/or man page files for a command? $ whereis command ‘whereis’ has some options you can specify in order to limit the places to look at, or the type of files (binary, source, man … Continue reading

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