Lesson 28: Install MariaDB Latest Version on Ubuntu

Students lesson 28 assignment: How do you install the latest version of MariaDB on Ubuntu servers? As we said earlier, MariaDB is a drop in replacement for MySQL. It’s practically MySQL with a different name. MariaDB comes in Ubuntu default repository. However, the version in the repository is a stable tested version and not the […]

Lesson 19: Manage VirtualBox Remotely on Ubuntu with phpVirtualBox

Students lesson 19 assignment: How do you manage VirtualBox on a remote Ubuntu server? Again, we’ve discussed this many times. If you’re planning to be an IT professional or working on your exams, one very important tool to have handy is a virtualization software. Virtualization software like VirtualBox and VMware Workstation Pro  or VMware Players […]

Lesson 18: Installing VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu

Students lesson 18 assignment: Installing VMware Workstation player on Ubuntu Few days ago we wrote about virtualization software and how important it is to IT professionals. We also wrote that two big players in this field are VMware Workstation Pro and VirtualBox. VirtualBox cost nothing (free) while VMware Workstation Pro cost upward of $100. For […]

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 12: Create Samba Shares on Ubuntu for Windows Systems

Students lesson assignment: How to setup Ubuntu shares via Samba for Windows clients? For students who don’t know how to setup Samba shares on Ubuntu or another Linux system, this post is going to be your ultimate guide. It will detail steps necessary to create shares, provide and limit access to specific shares on Ubuntu. […]

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 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 […]