Lesson 35: Installing WordPress with Nginx Support on Ubuntu

Students lesson 35 assignment: How do you install WordPress with Nginx webserver support? By now you probably already know WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in used today. It’s more popular because of its vast plugins, themes and support base The community support behind WordPress is stronger than any other CMS out […]

Lesson 36: Installing the LEMP Stack on Ubuntu

Students lesson 36 assignment: How do you install the LEMP stack on Ubuntu? Few weeks ago we showed you how to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu. Pay attention to the letters. One is LAMP and the other is LEMP. They both are group of open source software packages that power many of the websites […]

Lesson 34: Change Windows 10 Apps Installation Location

Student lesson 34 assignment: How do you change Windows 10 default apps installation location? By default all Windows applications are installed on the Local Disk C: (This PC) drive. This has been the default location since from the beginning of the modern Windows OS. Advanced users may choose to install new applications at a different […]

Lesson 33: Disable Windows 10 Recent Files & Frequent Folders List

Students lesson 33 assignment: How to protect user privacy by disabling Windows 10 recent files in Quick access? Windows 10 introduced some new features that many might find embarrassing especially when someone is able to view your recent activities which you wanted to keep private. With Windows 10, File Explorer (previously known as Windows Explorer) […]

Lesson 32: Enable / Disable SmartScreen Filter in Windows 10

Students lesson 32 assignment: How to disable or re-enable Windows 10 SmartScreen filter? SmartScreen filter was introduced with Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8) web browser. It was developed to protect user computers from viruses and spyware programs online. SmartScreen filter seems to be so successful that Microsoft implemented this security mechanism within the OS […]

Lesson 31: Easily Pause / Stop Windows 10 Updates

Students lesson 31 assignment: How to easily pause or stop Windows 10 updates? Here’s a brief tip that shows users and students how to temporarily pause or stop Windows 10 updates. You see, Windows 10 automatically downloads updates and patches in the background, which may be real pain for folks connected to slow or low […]

Lesson 30: Setup NFS Mounts on Ubuntu Servers

Students lesson 30 Assignment: How to setup NFS mount points for NFS client access on Ubuntu systems? NFS or Network File System, is a distributed file system that can be enabled in a client/server environment. NFS is very easy to configure for those wishing to allow NFS client machines to access NFS mount points on […]

Lesson 29: Installing Nginx Webserver Latest on Ubuntu

Students lesson 29 assignment: How do you install Nginx webserver latest versions on Ubuntu systems? By default Nginx stable packages are added to Ubuntu system repositories. However, Ubuntu repositories do not contain the latest versions of Nginx webserver. If you wish to install Nginx latest version, you’ll have to manually install its repository on your […]

Lesson 28: Install MariaDB Latest Version on Ubuntu

Students lesson 28 assignment: How do you install the latest version of MariaDB on Ubuntu servers? As we said earlier, MariaDB is a drop in replacement for MySQL. It’s practically MySQL with a different name. MariaDB comes in Ubuntu default repository. However, the version in the repository is a stable tested version and not the […]

Lesson 27: Use MySQL Wizard in cPanel to Create Databases

Students lesson assignment: How to use cPanel MySQL Database wizard to create WordPress databases Few days ago we showed students and new users how to create MySQL WordPress databases via cPanel. We also mentioned in that post that cPanel was developed to help new users and beginners manage websites and domains easily. Advanced users can […]