Tagged: ubuntu


How to check your ubuntu version

Occasionally you might want to know the version of ubuntu when installing a package. I usually use the following command $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=13.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=saucy DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)”


How to completely uninstall docker from ubuntu

If you need a fresh start and completely uninstall docker, just run the following commands[source]. sudo apt-get purge docker-engine sudo apt-get autoremove –purge docker-engine rm -rf /var/lib/docker # This deletes all images, containers, and...


How to check whether your ubuntu is 64 bit

I recently started playing with docker and their prerequisite states that your ubuntu must be 64 bits. Here’s the command that helps you find the number of bits for your ubuntu uname -a On...


Install Java on Ubuntu

The easiest way to install Oracle Java 8 is to run the following commands from the terminal. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer Verify the installed Java...