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In this tutorial, we'll go over a number of methods for finding files and directories (i.e., folders) in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, such as finding all files with a .old extension or finding all files and directories larger than 2 GB. We'll also go over how to run one or more...

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) allows the running of Linux binary executables natively on Windows 10 and higher as well as Windows Server 2019 and higher. WSL uses a true Linux kernel through a subset of Hyper-V features. To learn how to install WSL for Windows, see...

For Windows 10 and higher as well as Windows Server 2019 and higher, you can natively run Linux distributions (including Ubuntu, Debian, and OpenSUSE) directly on Windows without dual booting. What's more, you can run Linux, PowerShell and Windows command prompt (cmd.exe)...

Introduction In this article, we'll show you how to access your Linux computer (running Centos 7) via Windows Remote Desktop Connection . Condensed procedure To get a sense of what's to come (and for the power users out there), the following provides a condensed version of...

What is PowerShell? PowerShell is a cross-platform solution commonly used for automating the management of computer systems but it can be used for general coding as well. PowerShell is made up of a command-line shell, a scripting language, and a configuration management...

What is Drupal? Drupal is an established and highly regarded CSM (Content Management System) offering flexibility and ease of use when managing websites. Drupal provides excellent performance and security for larger-scale systems and has found use by the United States...

LAMP is an acronym that stands for Linux (L), Apache (A), MySQL (M), and PHP (P). A LAMP stack contributes to many different web applications, providing the core fundamentals required for appropriate hosting. The LAMP stack construction supports established applications such...

OWNcloud is software that shares files much like Google Drive and iDrive. Users can safely upload and download files with ease. However, OWNcloud gives ultimate control to the user that installs and uses it. Additional OWNcloud benefits include, but are not limited to:...

OpenVPN is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) software installed on a Virtual Private Server (VPS). VPNs take advantage of the network provided by the VPS without needing to connect through an SSH or RDP session. You can connect devices to the VPN server and use that network to...

FreePBX is a free, safe, and secure application that manages VOIP (voice over IP) services and acts as a telephone for a server. FreePBX undergoes quality assurance control by Sangoma and offers flexibility and scalability to help meet consumer needs regardless of their...

What is CentOS Web Panel (CWP)? CWP stands for CentOS Web Panel. CentOS is a respected, community-driven, direct competitor to cPanel/WHM. It was created for use in quick and easy management of Dedicated Servers and VPS servers without needing to use an ssh console for every...

MEAN Stack is a Javascript framework for assisting with developing websites and applications. MEAN is an acronym for the Javascript framework that stands for MongoDB (database), Express.js (software), Angular.js (web framework), and NodeJS (cross-platform backend environment...

Webmin is a system administration tool typically used on Linux operating systems. Webmin connects to a web browser offering multiple features, including managing users, tracking server usage, managing databases, setting up Linux Firewalls, configuring web servers for Apache,...

Visual Composer is a plugin that one can add to a WordPress site. Visual Composer provides drag-and-drop functionality options to create blogs, e-commerce sites, personal portfolios, and more. Much like Weebly, Visual Composer makes customizing your websites faster and...

VestaCP is a cost-effective, open-source Control Panel for Linux VPS as an alternative to cPanel. It provides User, DNS, Mail, Database, Backup, Firewall, and Server, management. It also offers visual graphs, statistics, and a File Manager. You can set up Crons, configure...