Lesson 11 : Get VirtualBox for Windows Systems

Students lesson assignment: What do you use as a test lab for your IT courses? IT students new and old, one tool that almost everyone agrees that you must have is a virtualization software. A program that allows a single host computer to run multiple virtual guest machines with different operating systems. Whether you’re doing […]

Lesson 10 : Prevent Home Folders Browsing on Ubuntu Systems

Student lesson assignment: How do you prevent account users from browsing all home directories on Ubuntu systems? By default, all account holders on a Ubuntu system can browse all home directories of other users. Users may not be able to edit or delete content from another user’s home folder, but can view all content, except […]

Lesson 8: Manage MySQL Database Server with phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu

Assignment for new students: How do you manage MySQL databases? While many find it comfortable using the command console to manage MySQL databases, others might not find that appealing, especially for new students. Interacting with MySQL databases from the command console isn’t for someone who just started learning the basics. That’s why a tool called […]

Lesson 9 : How to Install the LAMP Stack on Ubuntu Systems

Student assignment:  How to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu systems? If you’re new to Linux or Ubuntu, one of the most popular acronyms in the Linux world that you should get used to is LAMP. It stands for Linux operating system, Apache webserver, MySQL database server and PHP processors. LAMP is a stack of […]

Lesson 7: Enable WordPress 2-Factor Authentication and Single Sign On

Student assignment: How to enable 2-factor authentication and Single Sign On for WordPress blogs? One great way to protect your WordPress blogs from brute force attacks and other unauthorized access is to enable 2-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication is a security measure that identifies a user by means of passwords as well as something unique to […]

Lesson 6: Installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu Systems

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install VirtualBox software on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. I’d recommend to all IT students and those taking IT exam classes to install VirtualBox or VMware Workstations. These two programs will help you greatly in perusing your goals. VirtualBox and VMware Workstations are virtualization software. These […]

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 […]

Lessen 4: Fix Windows can’t Connect to Network Issues

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to troubleshoot common Windows WiFi connection issues.. Lesson 4 for students who have WiFi network issues on Windows 8 or 10 computers. Here’s the situation: you typed the correct password for your WiFi network, yet still can’t connect. And you receive an error “Can’t connect to […]

Lesson 3: How to Change WordPress User Passwords

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to change a WordPress login password via the database on Ubuntu. This lesson is about resetting or changing WordPress’ user password from the database server. Students who are new to WordPress sometimes forget their passwords and learning how to reset passwords from the database may come […]

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 […]