How to Download and Install Software (Ubuntu 14.04)

the software. For example, to install nano using the -y option, the command would be formatted as follows.   apt-get install nano -y   Once the installation process is complete and providing there are no errors, your selected software should now be installed and ready to use. In regards to the example used in this guide, you’d be able to begin using nano to edit your text based files.   Helpful Related Articles   How To Install Maldet On Ubuntu Install WordPress On Ubuntu 16.04 How To Install LAMP On Ubuntu 16.04 Other Useful Hostwinds Knowledge-base Ubuntu Articles    …

How to Install PHP Modules (Ubuntu 14.04)

package for PHP 5. Like most things, moderation is the key and it is best to only install modules that you need. We hope that after reading this article you now feel more comfortable installing PHP modules. If you’re interested in testing your servers PHP processing, we have an article that you might enjoy which covers how to do just that: How to create a PHP info page   Helpful Related Articles Install WordPress On Ubuntu 16.04 How to Change Your MySQL Password in Ubuntu 14.04 How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 How to Create a New User (Ubuntu)…

How to Delete a User (Ubuntu)

Adding a new user is a simple but essential part of managing a Linux based server, such as Ubuntu, which we previously covered in the article: How to create a new user (Ubuntu) . But what about removing a user that you no longer need? You could just leave the account there, however this may prove to be a security breach waiting to happen or perhaps you’d like to free up the space that the unused account is taking up. Either way the best solution is to simply remove the unused account. In this article we will show you how…

How to Install PHP in Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install PHP in Ubuntu 14.04   PHP is a very popular open-source scripting language that is ideal for web based development. It is executed on the server side and is used in a variety of websites/web based applications. PHP is also an integral part of a LAMP stack, a widely used method to host websites, as it can do things such as process code to display content dynamically and connect to a MySQL database. Although this package is not included in Ubuntu by default, with a few commands and a little bit of time it is quite simple…

Create A Sudo User (Ubuntu)

add them using the same method referenced above. You can also test to ensure that the user account now has sudo privileges by switching to the user and issuing a command using sudo before the command:   su – username_here sudo ls -alh /root     If the user has sudo privileges you’ll be prompted for the user’s password, followed by a full listing of the root directory after issuing the commands referenced above.   Helpful Related Articles   How To Install LAMP On Ubuntu 16.04 Install WordPress On Ubuntu 16.04 How To Delete A User (Ubuntu) Minimum System Requirements…

How to Install MySQL in Ubuntu 14.04

MySQL is a very popular open source database management system that you’ll typically find in a Linux server environment as part of a LAMP stack. MySQL is used by a number of large companies across the internet such as Facebook and YouTube to store various bits of pertinent data. MySQL can also be used when working with content management systems such as Joomla or WordPress which you can use to create a stylish website. This article will walk you through the process to install MySQL in Ubuntu 14.04.   How to install MySQL in Ubuntu 14.04   There are a…

How to Create a New User (Ubuntu)

By default a new server (Cloud or Dedicated) will come with with the root user and no additional users. Although the root user does not have any restrictions which allows you to fully manage your server, this can also be a liability from a security standpoint. Using a few simple commands you can add a new user account to your server, which will allow you to do more common tasks or grant someone more restricted access to your server. Let’s take a look at how we can add a new user in Ubuntu.   How to create a new user…

Install wordpress on Ubuntu 16.04

WordPress is one of our most popular Website builders. It allows you to build sites with a MySQL backend and PHP processing. We’re going to focus on getting this installed on Ubuntu 16.04 using the terminal. Before we begin, there’s a few other things that need to be taken care of. Prerequisites: Create a sudo user Install a LAMP Secure your site with SSL Alright, now that you gotten the pre-work out of the way, you should be a bit more familiar with the terminal interface. There’s still a few more steps before we actually start installing wordpress, but lets…

How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04

…to replace [desiredusername] below with the actual username you desire to create sudo usermod -a -G sudo [desiredusername] Use the su command to switch to the new user account which you have granted the privileges to. su [desiredusername]   Installing Apache Apache is one of the most popular web servers available and widely used due to its stability. It’s generally the default choice for Clients when setting up a webserver due to it’s long history, stability and support over many years. You will install Apache using the Ubuntu package manager, apt . You will run the following commands to start…

Install Docker and WordPress On Ubuntu

What is Docker? Docker is a containerization platform that performs operating system level virtualization, which lets you run lightweight containers in isolation. The following document will take you through the steps to install Docker and run a WordPress & MySQL container.   Installing Docker   Install docker from from the official repository. curl -sSL https://get.docker.com/ | sh   Use the command below check to verify the version. docker version Now install Docker Machine by grabbing from it’s github repo and making it executable.   curl -L https://github.com/docker/machine/releases/download/v0.14.0/docker-machine-`uname -s`-`uname -m` >/tmp/docker-machine     chmod +x /tmp/docker-machine    …

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