Reading Time: 3 minutes VNC is short for ‘Virtual Network Computing’. It’s a simple method for sharing a graphical desktop environment. For example, if you install VNC on your hosted server, you could connect to its graphical desktop environment remotely. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended for configuring a TightVNC VNC Server to Use an SSH Tunnel on a [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 2 minutes VNC is short for ‘Virtual Network Computing’. It’s a simple method for sharing a graphical desktop environment. For example, if you install VNC on your hosted server, you could connect to its graphical desktop environment remotely. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended for installing TightVNC VNC Server on a single Ubuntu 14.04 LTS node. I’ll [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Times are changing, and possibly your hostname is too if you are reading this article. You may have come across a scenario within your business that requires you to change your hostname. You might ask yourself why you would need to change your hostname? The most common scenarios would be due to a domain name [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 4 minutes What is SSMS? SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) is a free Windows application to configure, manage, and administer Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL). SSMS includes an Object Explorer to view and interact with databases and other elements, a Query window to write and execute Transact-SQL queries, and script editors for developers and administrators.
Reading Time: 4 minutes VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a method for sharing a remote desktop environment. Allowing you to remote control another computer or server over the Internet or local network as if you were sitting in front of it. Keyboard and mouse strokes from your computer are relayed to the remote computer/server. There are many different kinds [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 1 minute Since 1996, XFCE Desktop gives users the ability to have a graphical user interface (GUI) environment, visually turning your Linux server into an environment more like your desktop computer. With its no-frills look, XFCE does not weigh heavy on the server’s hardware and is faster than GNOME and KDE to boot. Once completed with this [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 1 minute By default Liquid Web servers running Ubuntu 14.04 don’t include a graphical desktop environment. It’s easy, however, to install the Xfce Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, if need be. Keep in mind that once Xfce is installed on a hosted server, you’ll need a method to share and connect to the graphical desktop environment. [ Read More ]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Screen is a terminal program that allows a user to access multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal window or remote terminal session. It is useful for dealing with multiple programs from the command line, and for separating programs from the shell that started the program.