Lesson 21: Enable Copy/Paste Between VirtualBox Host and Guests

Students lesson 21 assignment: How do you copy and paste clipboard content between VirtualBox host and guest machines? We’ve written quite a bit about VirtualBox and virtualization software on this site. We wrote that VirtualBox is a very critical tool for IT professionals and students learning to become IT pros. This brief tutorial is going […]

Lesson 20: Create Custom Google Analytics WordPress Plugin

Students lesson 20 assignment: How to you track WordPress website user traffic? For students who want to know how many people are visiting their websites may need to install website traffic analytics plugins or codes. These plugins and codes capture web traffic and record them providing overview of the website performance and popularity. One of […]

Lesson 17: Replacing LibreOffice with OpenOffice on Ubuntu

Students lesson 17: Replacing LibreOffice productivity suite with OpenOffice on Ubuntu desktops. Students who are thinking of using OpenOffice productivity on Ubuntu systems, this brief tutorial shows you how to do just that. As you all know, all Ubuntu desktops come with LibreOffice installed. This is the default productivity tool on most Linux systems including […]

Lesson 16: Installing VMware Guest Tools on Ubuntu

Student lesson 16 assignment: How do you install VMware guest tools on Ubuntu guest machines? Not very long ago we wrote that those who are studying to become IT professionals or taking exam classes should have virtualization software as one of the many tools in their arsenal. We then said that two power players in […]

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 […]