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 tasks, you either have to give increase the user’s role to root or add the user to a group that has access to do those tasks.

Previously, Ubuntu had a great package that came with Gnome to manage users and groups but with the introduction of Unity, all those packages were considered legacy applications and removed.

Now, there’s no easy way to added/remove users from groups. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to add or remove users from groups on Ubuntu systems.

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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 in handy someday.

WordPress is great at resetting forgotten passwords. There’s a password reminder link on WordPress logon page that  sends a reset link to the registered admin email address on file. So, locking yourself out of WordPress can be pretty difficult.

However, I’ve been there before where I was locked out and couldn’t reset my password from the portal.

The admin account had a registered email address that I didn’t have access to, at least when I needed it right away.

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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 place and all your applications will function like nothing was ever changed.

MariaDB was born because MySQL parent company (Oracle), made headlines when it updated its policies with respect to licensing MySQL, and that didn’t go down well with some developers who created MySQL. They revolted and left to start MariaDB.

So, MariaDB is actually MySQL with a different name and different licensing policies.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices…

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.…

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

Few days ago, we wrote a tutorial on installing MySQL database server. That tutorial can be found here.

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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 like WordPress and Joomla use database servers to store content. So if you’re going to be using these applications to run your websites, learning how to install MySQL database server may come in handy someday.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

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How to Share Windows Files with Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to enable file sharing on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

This task can be easily accomplished with two desktop computers. In most situations, two VMs are created, one with Windows OS and the other Ubuntu.

These classwork are easy as long as you understand concepts and follow instructions. This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily allow Ubuntu desktops to access Windows shares.

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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 of the websites online.

Some of the many reasons Nginx is rapidly catching up to Apache2 are the ways its manages resources, speed, simplicity and can be used as a reverse-proxy. It’s pretty good!

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

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How to Install PHP On Ubuntu Servers

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install PHP on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

If you’re going to be developing any PHP application, you’re mostly going to need PHP installed. PHP is an open source server scripting language use for creating dynamic web applications and websites.

PHP is a widely-used, free, and efficient alternative to competitors such as Microsoft’s ASP.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices…

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

When you’re ready to set up Apache2 environment with PHP support, follow the steps below:

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How to Install and Configure Apache On Ubuntu

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Apache2 HTTP server on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

This should be pretty simple. It only takes a single line of commands to install Apache2 on Ubuntu servers. The difficult part is configuring it and there are many opinions of how to properly do it.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

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How To Install WordPress On Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 Servers

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install WordPress CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04.

WordPress, a free and user-friendly content management system (CMS) allows anyone to build powerful and dynamic websites and apps based on PHP.

Not only can you build cool websites and apps, you can also use WordPress to develop content and provide other functions. Webmasters can use its vast support base to find plugins, templates to build websites that suit any taste.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking for easier Linux distribution to use.

Ubuntu is an open source Linux operating systems that runs on desktops, laptops, server and other devices.

When using Ubuntu, you will find that Linux isn’t so different than Windows and other operating systems in so many ways, especially when it comes to using the system to get work done.

Both Ubuntu and Windows systems allow you to be productive, easy to use, reliable and enable you to install and run thousands of programs from gaming to productivity suite software for individuals and businesses.

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