Install the LAMP Stack Using Tasksel on Ubuntu 16.04

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere are multiple ways of installing software on Debian based systems like Ubuntu and Mint. Tools like apt, apt-get, aptitude and/or synaptic are usually used to install single applications into the desktop editions of those OSes. Alternatively, Tasksel is a command line app for installing a “group” of related packages onto a server. Tasksel is not installed by default on the desktop editions of the ‘nix’ versions that contain the above-mentioned package managers but, it is installed on later versions of Debian and Ubuntu server editions. Continue reading “Install the LAMP Stack Using Tasksel on Ubuntu 16.04”

Install TeamViewer on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Reading Time: 4 minutesVNC (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 of VNC software available today. Several are cross-platform and add additional features, such as chat or file transfers. VNC is often used for remote technical support and remotely accessing files.

What is TeamViewer?

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Install PHP on Windows

Reading Time: 4 minutesPHP for Windows provides users the ability to run nearly any PHP script desirable. Windows can tackle a wide range of software, from your PHP scripts to the many content management systems such as WordPress or Drupal. Continue reading “Install PHP on Windows”

How to Use Ansible

Reading Time: 8 minutesAnsible symbolAnsible is an easy to use automation software that can update a server, configure tasks, manage daily server functions and deploys jobs as needed on a schedule of your choosing. It is usually administered from a single location or control server and uses SSH to connect to the remote servers. Because it employs SSH to connect, it is very secure and, there is no software to install on the servers being managed. It can be run from your desktop, laptop or other platforms to assist with automating the tedious tasks which every server owner faces. Continue reading “How to Use Ansible”

How To Install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04

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Adding Docker to an Ubuntu server.

Docker is an open-source software tool designed to automate and ease the process of creating, packaging, and deploying applications using an environment called a container. The use of Linux containers to deploy applications is called containerization. A Container allows us to package an application with all the parts needed to run an application (code, system tools, logs, libraries, configuration settings, and other dependencies) and sends it out as a single standalone package deployable via Ubuntu (in this case 16.04 LTS). Docker can be installed on other platforms as well. Currently, the Docker software is maintained by the Docker community and Docker Inc. Check out the official documentation to find more specifics on Docker. Docker Terms and Concepts.

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DNF (Dandified Yum) Commands Explained!

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DNF (Dandified Yum) 101: Basic Package Manager Interaction
I. What is DNF (Dandified Yum)? II. DNF Examples: Install, Remove, Upgrade, and Downgrade
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