How to Add Additional (External) Monitor to Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to add an additional (external) monitor to Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Ubuntu operating system is capable of working with multiple displays or monitors. If you have additional monitors that you want to extend your work to, simply plug into your Ubuntu machine to get it working. […]

How to Delete Files | Folders in Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to delete files and folders in Ubuntu. If you do not want a file or folder any more, you can delete it. To delete an item, simply identify and select it. Then delete.  When you delete an item it is moved to the Trash folder, where it is […]

Upgrade WordPress to PHP 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to use PHP 8.0 with WordPress on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. The team at WordPress continues to encourage all users to run the latest and greatest versions of PHP. So if PHP 8.0 is fully supported, you may want to upgrade to it and make use […]

Install PHP 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install PHP 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 16.04. PHP 8.0 is a new major version with boat loads of improvements and features. It will officially be released on November 26, 2020. PHP is a popular scripting language suited for web development. Many of the popular […]

Install and Configure PHP OPcache on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure PHP OPcache on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. OPcache is an Apache module for the PHP interpreter that can be used to increase performance by storing precompiled scripts in shared memory space. Using OPcache, PHP doe not need to load and interpret the […]

How to install Python 3.9 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure Python 3.9 on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Python, a general-purpose programming language which is versatile and popular can easily be installed on Ubuntu via multiple methods. Python 3.9 is the latest release of Python programming language. This release brings many new features […]

Install Microsoft Edge for Linux on Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install the new Microsoft Edge browser for Linux on Ubuntu 20.08 | 18.04. For those who can’t wait for the preview version of Edge (beta) which will be releases in about 6 weeks from today, or the stable version for release next year, they can […]

Turn off Lock Screen on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to disable or turn off lock screen on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. If you step away from your Ubuntu desktop for a short while it will automatically lock the screen to prevent others from accessing your files or programs. This feature is included for security reasons. […]

How to Setup Printers on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and setup printers on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. If you need to install a local desktop printer on Ubuntu, the guide below should be a great place to start. You will learn how to add printers to your Ubuntu desktops easily. Ubuntu and Linux […]

Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install FFmpeg tool on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. FFmpeg is a free, open source, cross-platform multimedia framework that anyone can use to record, convert and stream audio and video online or via any application. It contains libraries like, libavcodec, libavutil, libavformat, libavfilter, libavdevice, libswscale and […]