Download a package using apt on Debian/Ubuntu

download package using apt

On Debian and Ubuntu servers, you can download a package using apt download command.

Package will get downloaded to current working directory. Better do this to /tmp to avoid permission errors. Method 2 If you want to download package and dependencies, then use

This will download the package and all dependency, store it […]

Read More…

Blocking Package Upgrade on Debian/Ubuntu

To block packages from upgrading, you can use command apt-mark hold.

Example

To list packages that are on hold, run

If you want to remove block, you can use apt-mark unhold command.

See apt […]

Read More…

Configure KVM Bridge Network on Debian 10

Before you configure bridge network, make sure you have bridge-utils installed.

You may also need ifdown and resolvconf packages installed

Here is the default /etc/network/interfaces i had on the server

enp1s0f0 is name of the network interface card on the server. To convert it to brudge configuration. You need to replace enp1s0f0 […]

Read More…

Install kvm on Debian 10

To install kvm on Debian 10, run

Install libvirt, it is a tool to manage kvm

Set libvirtd to start on boot

Restart libvirtd

You can see libvirtd status with

Install virtinst, it is used to create virtual machine.

To see network, run

Start the “default” network

[…]

Read More…

apt-get An error occurred during the signature verification

When running apt update, i get following error

To fix this error, run

[…]

Read More…

Expired Updates for this repository will not be applied

When running apt update on a Debian jessie server, i get following error

To fix the error, run

[…]

Read More…

apt force IPv4

One of my internet provider only provide IPv4 connection. When i run apt install command, it failed with error as it try to connect using IPv6.

To force apt to use IPv4 only, edit

Add

If you want to force IPv6, add

[…]

Read More…

Install Elasticsearch on Debian for Magento

To install Elasticsearch for Magento on Debian, install Java 1.8 and apt-transport-https

Add key

Add repository

Install Elasticsearch

Enable and start Elasticsearch

[…]

Read More…

debconf: unable to initialize frontend: Dialog

When installing a program in Ubuntu 18.04 server minimal installation, i get following error

To fix this, run

Related Posts Errors apt […]

Read More…

Linux KVM Bridge network on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu 18.04 server, first i get Ubuntu to use /etc/network/interface, by default Ubuntu 18.04 and newer use netplan. First install ifdown

Install bridge utils and resolvconf.

Now you can configure your network interface by editing file

Here is my network configuration on an OVH server.

To convert this interface to […]

Read More…