Install WordPress on Ubuntu 16.10/17.04 with Apache2, PHP and MariaDB

By default when folks talk about the LAMP stack, they’re usually referring to Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP. This is the default stack to runs popular PHP based applications on Linux systems. Today’s post shows you how to install LAMP with MariaDB instead of MySQL database server. WordPress requires LAMP to function. The LAMP stack […]

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 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 […]

Today’s Lesson: How To Install MySQL Server on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows student and new users how to install MySQL database server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. For those who don’t know, MySQL is a database server. Database servers are programs that provide database services to other programs or computers. They store data for applications and services. Many of the content management systems […]

Assignment: How to Install Nginx Webserver on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Nginx HTTP server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04. As we mentioned in your previous tutorial, Apache2 is the most popular web server but not the only one in used today. Nginx web server is rapidly becoming the second most popular web server powering many […]