Lesson 15: Installing VMware Workstation Pro on Windows

Lesson 15 assignment for students: Installing VMware Workstation Pro on Windows systems. Students who are studying to be IT professionals need to have sets of tools at their disposal. One such tool is a virtualization software. Virtualization software will let you run your own personal lab at home. There are two power players in the […]

Lesson 13: Protect LibreOffice Documents with Passwords

Students Lesson 13 Assignment: How to password-protect LibreOffice documents? For those using LibreOffice productivity suite, this brief tutorial is going to show you how to password-protect documents created with LibreOffice Suite. When a document is password-protected, authorized users won’t be able to open, read or modify it. This is a great way to make sure […]

Lesson 5: Group Management on Ubuntu System

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to add users to groups on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. When you create a new account on a Ubuntu system, the account is automatically limited. The account is considered a standard account with no administrative privileges. If you want this user to carry out specific administrative […]

Lesson 1: How to Install MariaDB on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install MariaDB database server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. For those who don’t know about MariaDB, it’s a drop-in replacement for MySQL database server. Drop-in replacement means, you can rip out MySQL from your Ubuntu and Linux systems and install MariaDB database server in its […]

Today’s Lesson: How To Install MySQL Server on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows student and new users how to install MySQL database server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. For those who don’t know, MySQL is a database server. Database servers are programs that provide database services to other programs or computers. They store data for applications and services. Many of the content management systems […]

Assignment: How to Install Nginx Webserver on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Nginx HTTP server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. As we mentioned in your previous tutorial, Apache2 is the most popular web server but not the only one in used today. Nginx web server is rapidly becoming the second most popular web server powering many […]

Assignment: How to Install PHP On Ubuntu Servers

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install PHP on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. If you’re going to be developing any PHP application, you’re mostly going to need PHP installed. PHP is an open source server scripting language use for creating dynamic web applications and websites. PHP is a widely-used, free, and […]

Student Assignment: Install and Configure Apache2 On Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Apache2 HTTP server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. This should be pretty simple. It only takes a single line of commands to install Apache2 on Ubuntu servers. The difficult part is configuring it and there are many opinions of how to properly do it. […]

How To Use Let’s Encrypt To Secure Apache2 On Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Apache2 HTTP server and use Let’s Encrypt to secure it Using certificates from Let’s Encrypt, you will be able to protect Apache2 web server with trusted SSL certificates for free. If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start […]

How To Install WordPress On Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 Servers

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install WordPress CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. WordPress, a free and user-friendly content management system (CMS) allows anyone to build powerful and dynamic websites and apps based on PHP. Not only can you build cool websites and apps, you can also use WordPress to […]