Upgrading from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) will be released on October 19, 2017. This version will be supported for 9 months until July 2018. For those looking for long term support versions of Ubuntu, they may want to install Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) or wait for then upcoming 18.04 (LTS). The LTS versions are usually supported for 5 […]

Create Self Signed Certificates for Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

Here’s a quick tip on creating self-signed SSL certificates on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10. Self-signed certs are those are are primarily used in test environments or within a company’s infrastructure. Self signed certificates are created, validated by the creator. No third-parties are involved to validate that the certificates are trusted and validated independantly. These certificates […]

Switch to Static IP Address on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to configure static IP addresses on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 servers or desktop computers. When installing Ubuntu, the default network setting is to configure the server or desktop to obtain its IP addresses via DHCP discover. If you don’t configure alternative network settings during Ubuntu installation, […]

Adding New Users to Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to easily add new user accounts to Ubuntu systems. Whether you’re a system administrator managing a server or a home user, adding new users to Ubuntu is something you might want to learn how. By default after installing Ubuntu, the account created during the installation is […]

Setting Up WordPress on Ubuntu – Installing LEMP

Part two of this series can be found here This is post number three ( 3 ) of this series and it’s optional. Our new series about setting up WordPress on Ubuntu shows students and new users how to install and manage WordPress on Ubuntu. This part three ( 3 ) post is only needed […]

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 17.04 Servers

VirtualBox Guest Additions software allows for better integration between the guest machines and the host computer. When you install VirtualBox guest machine, the first thing you’ll want to do is install its Guest Additions software. This post is going to show students and new users how to install the guest tools on Ubuntu servers without […]

Install Apache2 and Disable Directory Listing on Ubuntu

Apache2 is the most popular webservers in used today. Majority of the websites and web apps that are in operation are most likely running Apache2 web server. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install Apache2 on Ubuntu 17.04 and how to disable directory listing or indexing to prevent exposing sensitive directories. […]

Installing Joomla 3.7 on Ubuntu 17.04

Joomla is an open source content management system that allows webmasters to create dynamic and powerful websites and applications. It’s runs on the LAMP or LEMP stack just like WordPress. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 17.04. This guide should also apply […]

How to Increase WordPress Upload File Size

Installing WordPress is pretty easy. Many of our tutorials on this site about installing WordPress can be accomplished in about 15 minutes. Once WordPress is installed, managing it can be a little tricky for new users and students. One of the many issues new users and students find after installing WordPress is uploading new themes […]

Installing Komodo Edit 10 on Ubuntu 17.04

Komodo Edit is a simple, yet powerful code editor for programmers that provides basic functionality, like editing and writing basic programming codes. It’s more like Notepad++ on Windows systems. If you’re looking for powerful editor on Linux systems, you may want to look at Komodo Edits. This brief tutorial is going to show you how […]