How to Configure a VNC Server to Use an SSH Tunnel on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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 ]

How to Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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 ]

How to Change Your Hostname in Ubuntu 16.04

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 ]

How to Setup and Use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

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.

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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 ]

Install Xfce Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 16.04

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 ]

How to Install the Xfce Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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 ]

How to use Screen

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.