Lesson 52: Updating VMware Guest Tools On Guest Machines

Students lesson 52 assignment: How do you update VMware Tools on guest machines? Every time there’s a new update to VMware host software, an update to its guest tool is also included. When you have guests already installed on this host machine, you must update / upgrade the tools in order to access new features […]

Lesson 48: Installing Self-Signed SSL/TLS Certificates for Nginx

Students lesson 48 assignment: How do you install self-signed SSL/TLS certificates on Nginx web server? SSL/TLS certificate is mechanism that allows private communication between two network devices. It’s a protocol that enable secure communication between webservers and web clients. When it comes to SSL/TLS implementations, there are basically two types of certificates. One signed by […]

Lesson 45: Install Drupal Content Managment System (CMS) on Ubuntu Servers

Students lesson 45 assignment: How do you install Drupal CMS on Ubuntu servers? Our lesson 45 tutorial shows students and new users how to install Drupal Content Management System (CMS) on Ubuntu servers. As you may already know, Drupal is a popular CMS used by many and some of the largest blogs and websites online. […]

Lesson 44: How to Update Your Fovarite Web Browsers

Student lesson 44 assignment: How do you update Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer? Gone are the days when there was only one major web browser on ninety percent of the computers. Internet Explorer was king in those days. Now you we have Google Chrome, Firefox Internet Explorer and many others. These three browsers make up […]

Lesson 41: Logon to Ubuntu via SSH Without Passwords

Student lesson 41 assignment: How do you logon to Ubuntu SSH server without passwords? If you’re reading this post then you probably know a thing or two about SSH. Without going into too much details, SSH, which is an acronym for Secure Shell, is a communication protocol that allows for secure communication between networked computers. […]

Lesson 39:Configure HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) on Apache2

Students lesson 39 assignment: How do you configure HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) on Apache2? If you’re using HTTPS or going to be using it on your websites, then HSTS is something you might want to configure as well. HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) is a security policy that help protect against downgrade attacks and […]

Lesson 38: Generate Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Apache2

Students lesson 38 assignment: How do you create a certificate signing request for Apache2 on Linux systems? Certificate signing request is the first step you take in acquiring trusted SSL/TLS certificates for your domain. If you need to protect the information being transferred between your web server and client’s browsers, you must install SSL/TLS certificates. […]

Lesson 37: Uninstalling Windows 10 Apps

Students lesson 37 assignment: How to uninstall Windows 10 apps and programs? There are two types of apps that are installed on Windows 10 systems: Desktop apps and Windows apps. The Windows apps are those that are installed like in traditional versions of Windows and the desktop are are those installed from the Windows store. […]

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 […]