List installed packages in Ubuntu or Debian

In some situations we need to know which packages we have installed in a Debian or Ubuntu system. In that case, we can use the tool dpkg, which will give us the information we need. dpkg Next command will give us the current packages installed with different states: dpkg --get-selections The states we can have are: install: The package is selected for installation. hold: A package marked to be on hold is not handled by dpkg, unless forced to do that with option –force-hold....

July 30, 2018 · 2 min · Yvoictra

Customize our Linux terminal with screenFetch (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Linux Mint...)

screenFetch is a software for GNU/Linx which shows information related to our Hardware and our Operating System, including the logo of the Linux Distro it is being used. This is the info screenFetch shows: User Name Host Name OS with Code Name Installed Kernel Info System Uptime List of Installed Packages bash Shell Version System Resolution DE (Desktop Environment) WM (Window Manager) WM Theme GTK Theme Icon Theme Font CPU RAM Usage Here some examples:...

January 4, 2018 · 2 min · Yvoictra