Install and Configure Zabbix Client / Agent Software on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 | 18.10

Zabbix is a popular open source monitoring software tool that helps you gain insights and simplifies logs data from servers, networking devices and others so you can make sense of them… In order for Zabbix server to gather data, the client software or agent needs to be installed on the client machines…. and this brief […]

Use RainLoop to Access G Suite Emails on Ubuntu with Nginx Support

For those who don’t know about RainLoop, it’s a simple and modern web-based email client which is based on the LAMP or LEMP stack. It supports IMAP and SMTP protocols including SSL and STARTTLS. With RainLoop, one can all access his/her emails from different email providers via a single modern web interface. This brief tutorial […]

WordPress Beginners – Increase Maximum Upload File Size

Want to upload your favorite WordPress theme but getting errors that the file size exceeds the maximum upload size for this site? This error message is common especially for new WordPress website owners. WordPress application uses PHP to function and PHP default settings is set to limit file being uploaded to the maximum size of […]

Setup Nginx Server Blocks for Multiple WordPress Blogs

Want to run multiple WordPress blogs or websites on a single Nginx web server? Just like our previous tutorial that shows you how to host multiple websites on Apache2, this brief tutorial will show you how to do the same using Nginx. Nginx server block is a feature similar to Apache2 virtualhost. These features allow […]

Setup Apache2 VirtualHost for Multiple WordPress Blogs

So, you want to host multiple WordPress blogs on a single server? With Apache2 VirtualHost feature, one can run multiple websites on a single server easily, and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to accomplish that. Each virtualhost runs independently of the others. So if you’re going to be running a WordPress […]

New WordPress Setup for Beginners

There are many tutorials online that show new users and students how to install WordPress. Many of these tutorials are good. However, new users and students want something very simple to read and understand. This brief post is going to give students that. A very easy to read and understand tutorial on how to install […]

How to Change Ubuntu Systems MAC Addresses

MAC addresses are the unique numbers assigned to every network card installed on computers and other network devices. It should be unique across vendors and systems. If you’re reading this post, then you probably know a thing or two about systems MAC addresses. If you don’t know what a MAC address is, then you can […]

Student Tips – Quickly Reset Google Chrome Browser to Resolve Common Issues

How to you quickly reset Google Chrome web browser? Google Chrome is the best web browser in my opinion. It’s by far better than Internet Explorer and possibly Firefox. I heard other folks claiming that Firefox is the best browser. I’m not going to argue that. This blog post isn’t going to pick a winner […]

Students Tutorial – Installing Adobe Flash Player on Ubuntu 16.10

The latest version Adobe Flash Player was recently released and if you’re using Ubuntu, you may want to upgrade. The latest offers better security and enhancements, like 3D hardware acceleration and DRM support for web videos. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install flash player on Ubuntu desktops. […]

Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions Software on Guest Machines

VirtualBox Guest Additions software is designed to run inside of the guest machines after the guest operating system is installed. The software consist of drivers and applications that enhance the guest machine for better performance. When you install VirtualBox guest OS, your first task should be installing the guest addition software. It allows smooth operations […]