Installing Nginx Mainline and Stable Versions on Ubuntu 17.04

Want to install Nginx webserver on Ubuntu? It’s pretty easy. In fact, Nginx webserver packages are in Ubuntu’s default repositories. All one has to do is run the apt-get install nginx command to install Nginx on Ubuntu. Few things that some folks are not aware of is that the version of Nginx that comes with […]

Using PuTTY SSH Client on Ubuntu 17.04

PuTTY, a lightweight SSH client developed for Windows systems is also available to use on Linux machines, including Ubuntu. Developed by Simon Tatham, it has become probably the most popular SSH client in used today. The things most people like about PuTTY are, it’s lightweight, readily available to download, efficient, compatible with most operating systems, […]

Installing VMware Workstation Pro on Ubuntu 17.04

Recently we’ve been posting tutorials on virtualization software including VirtualBox. We’ve shown students and new users steps to get VirtualBox on Ubuntu as well as on Windows computers. Those tutorials were received very well by our audience, so we decided to write a post on installing VMware Workstation 12 Pro on Ubuntu systems. Like VirtualBox, […]

Installing VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.04

This post shows students and new users an easy way to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus). It’s going to be short and easy to comprehend. For those who don’t know what VirtualBox is, it’s a free virtualization software the allows anyone to run multiple guest operating systems on a single host computer. For […]

Secure SSH Server with Two Factor Authentication on Ubuntu 17.04

If you’ve managed a remote Linux server then you know that one of the most used method to connect to that system is via SSH. SSH provides a secure way to login to a server remotely and manage it. It’s probably the default method for majority of webmasters. The default authentication method used by SSH […]

How to Install the Latest MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 17.04

MySQL database server is the most popular database server used online today. It is used with the LAMP stack to power majority of the websites and blogs running online. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install the latest community version of MySQL on Ubuntu 17.04. Since Oracle purchased the previous parent […]

Install WordPress on Ubuntu 17.04 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP Support

This brief tutorial shows students and new users a step by step guide to running WordPress on Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP support. After this setup, users be able to run and manage dynamic and powerful websites using WordPress. For those who don’t know WordPress, it’s a free content management system […]

Installing phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 17.04

phpMyAdmin is a great web-based database management tool. It’s a free PHP application that makes managing MySQL or MariaDB databases easy even for new users and students. Instead of running database queries from the command line terminal, users can use phpMyAdmin via a web browser to manage the database. For new students and users, phpMyAdmin […]

Installing Magento on Ubuntu 17.04

Magento is a powerful eCommerce platform written in PHP. It enables individuals to setup eCommerce and online store in minutes. This brief tutorial is going to show students and users an easy way to get Magento working on Ubuntu 17.04 Magento is written in PHP but also requires web and database servers. This can be […]