Install and Configure VSFTPD on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install a FTP server using VSFTPD on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. FTP protocol is one of the easiest ways to transfer files between a server and client computers however, it’s inherently insecure in its standard form. There many open source FTP server available on Linux […]

How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificates on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to setup self-signed SSL certificates on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Self-signed certificates are mostly used internally within labs or business environments where the certificates are created by a person or company and not a trusted third-party. These certificates, although not created by trusted third party certificate […]

How to Configure Timezone on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to set or configure timezone on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. During Ubuntu installation (Desktop/Server), one of the tasks that you’re provided is to set the system timezone. The timezone you entered will be the system default timezone. However, at a later date, if you decide to […]

How to Install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. If your’e a JavaScript programmer and looking for easier dependencies management tool, then Yarn is a tool you should be using. Yarn is a fast, reliable, and secure JavaScript dependency manager that you automate the process of installing, updating, […]

Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04 with Apache

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. phpMyAdmin is an open source web-based tool that allows users to easily manage MySQL or MariaDB databases. For those not comfortable using the comment line interface to manage databases, phpMyAdmin web interface is a great alternative. With phpMyAdmin, […]

How to take Screenshots on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to take screenshots with Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Sometimes you may want to take pictures or record videos of what’s going on on your screen to show to someone you’re helping. Pictures / Videos speak louder than words. Gnome Screenshot is a powerful tool that is […]

Install Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Samba is an open source implementation of SMB/CIFS protocol that allows users to access shared files printers and other network resources. Samba enables Linux systems, including Ubuntu to share files with Windows systems, including Windows 10 […]

How to Install Python pip on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and use Python pip on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Pip is python tool for installing Python packages. It is used to search, download and install package from Python package index as well as other indexes. Python comes in either python 2 or Python 3. […]

How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Microsoft Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Visual Studio Code is an open source, cross-platform code editor developed and built by Microsoft. It is available for Windows, Mac OS and Linux platforms. It comes with built-in support for Git control, syntax highlight, […]