LAMP is an acronym for Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP. However, LAMP can also be Linux, Apache2, MariaDB and PHP. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users the steps to install these packages on Ubuntu 16.10. At the time of this writing PHP 7 was also the default version in Ubuntu […]
VirtualBox Guest Additions software is designed to run inside of the guest machines after the guest operating system is installed. The software consist of drivers and applications that enhance the guest machine for better performance. When you install VirtualBox guest OS, your first task should be installing the guest addition software. It allows smooth operations […]
VirtualBox is a virtualization software that allows users to host multiple guest operating systems on a single host computer. We wrote about VirtualBox on this site and it’s a great tool for IT professionals to have. And for students studying to become IT professionals, they should definitely have VirtualBox among their collections of important software […]
Just recently I had to migrate to Nginx web server from Apache2. For me, Apache2 is just too complected. After few months with Apache2, and after struggling with configuring basic settings, I switched. This brief tutorial is going to show you how I managed to get LetEncrypt installed on a single Ubuntu server with Nginx […]
Ubuntu desktops and servers come with firewall installed and mostly not enabled. Right out of the box, all traffic in and out of the systems are not filtered or restricted. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily manage Ubuntu firewall for desktops and servers.
Ubuntu 16.10 was recently released. How how does one install VSFTPD server on Ubuntu? A tutorial that describes how to install and manage VSFTPD on Ubuntu will be helpful. This brief tutorial shows you how to install and manage VSFTPD on Ubuntu server. For those who don’t know about this server, it’s a free and […]
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.
The LAMP stack is a collection of opensource software that runs majority of the websites online today. There are countless tutorials on installing the LAMP stack on Ubuntu systems. What question that comes up frequently is what is the quickly way or one line command to install the LAMP stack on Ubuntu servers? If you […]
MySQL root account is very critical. Without it the root user won’t be allowed to access or mange MySQL databases. This brief tutorial shows students and new users steps to reset the root password of MySQL database server.
Rsync is a great files / folders coping tool for Linux systems. It can also be used to synchronize files and directories between two systems or on the same host. Hos can new students or new users use Rsync?