LINUX HOWTO

You can find some interesting articles & guides on Linux based softwares here.

How to Configure Static IP Address on Ubuntu 18.04

configure static ip ubuntu

Sometimes, you may find the need to configure a static IP address on your system. A  perfect example is when you want to make it a server and host services so that it is always reached using a permanent/static IP address. In [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Remove Old kernel Versions from Boot on Ubuntu 18.04

Remove Old Kernel Versions Boot-Menu

Canonical provides regular updates for Ubuntu 18.04 system including kernel updates to manage the system’s resources as best as possible. This article will provide you some different methods to remove old kernels from the boot menu of your Ubuntu 18.04. When [...]

Alain Francois 2:46 am

How to Install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 18.04

install mysql ubuntu

In this brief tutorial, we'll look at how you can install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 18.04. MySQL is a free and opensource cross-platform database server that is used on many opensource projects and high availability systems such as LAMP and [...]

Jamie Arthur 5:34 am

How to Configure Postfix with Webmail on Ubuntu 18.04

postfix roundcube webmail ubuntu

We have shown in the first part of our tutorial how to install and configure Postfix on Ubuntu 18.04 with Dovecot, MySql, Nginx, Postfixadmin with which we have created the virtual domains and users. Now we are able to send [...]

Alain Francois 12:05 am

QtPad - Modern Customizable Sticky Note App for Linux

QtPad Sticky Note App Linux

In this article, we'll focus on how to install and use QtPad on Ubuntu 18.04. Qtpad is a unique and highly customizable sticky note application written in Qt5 and Python3 tailored for Unix systems. Some of its notable features include: [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:34 am

umonitor - Update Resolutions of Monitors on Hotplugged in Linux

umonitor arch linux

This guide will cover installation and basic usage of umonitor on Linux. umonitor is a dynamic monitor management written in C and distributed as a single binary package.  The name dynamic monitor management means that the positions and resolutions of your screen monitors will [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install Packages on Arch Linux

Install packages archlinux

Arch Linux is one of the popular Desktop Operating systems. Its main pros revolve around large community and thousands of packages that can be installed on Arch Linux, both from official repositories and from AUR. In this guide, we will [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am

How to Install and Configure Postfix on Ubuntu 18.04

configure postfix mailserver ubuntu

Postfix is a free email server originally developed as an alternative, simpler and more secure to sendmail. This article will show you how to setup a postfix mail server on your Ubuntu 18.04 server. Postfix allows you to manage virtual users [...]

Alain Francois 7:29 am

How to Install Latest Python on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Python Ubuntu

In this article, we are going to show how to install the latest python on Ubuntu 18.04 machine using the terminal. Also, we will create a virtual environment and a simple program and run it. At the moment of writing [...]

Hayk Gevorgyan 9:41 am

How to Manually Install Security Updates on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Security Updates Ubuntu

One of the most crucial tasks that a systems administrator needs to undertake is ensuring that systems are patched with the latest security updates. Ubuntu is considered as one of the most secure Linux distributions but it can be susceptible [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates on Ubuntu 18.04

Fetch LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates

Certbot is a user-friendly automatic client that fetches and deploys SSL/TLS certificates for your web server. It is an EFF's tool which is used to obtain certs from Let's Encrypt and auto-enable HTTPS on your server. In short, it acts [...]

Saheetha Shameer 12:05 am

How to Install LEMP on Ubuntu 18.04

install lemp stack ubuntu

LEMP is a much similar stack of components as the classic LAMP, except the web server Apache replaced by Nginx pronounced Engine-x, explaining the 'E' on LEMP. Nginx is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, and for some others protocols which [...]

Alain Francois 12:42 am

How to Configure Keyboard on Ubuntu 18.04

Configure keyboard ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04 comes with many keyboard layouts that you can choose from depending on the Language and region. In this short article, we are going to show you how you can configure keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04on terminal. Keyboard Layout is [...]

Jamie Arthur 12:05 am

How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

Install Docker Ubuntu

Docker is a lightweight operating system-level virtualization solution that allows you to run multiple containers simultaneously on a single host or across a fleet of servers with the help of Orchestration tools. Docker containers are isolated from each other using Kernel [...]

Josphat Mutai 12:05 am