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How to Install LAMP (Apache, MySQL, PHP) Stack on Ubuntu 18.04

Overview LAMP Stack is a group of very popular open-source software, that when used together enable us to host dynamic websites and web apps. LAMP is actually an acronym that stands for: Linux – in this case, it is our Ubuntu 18.04 machine Apache – the most popular web server, that will serve content to our visitors MySQL – one of the most popular database management systems which will allow to manage and store our Read more…

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How to Setup IKEv2 VPN Server with Radius Authentication and Let’s Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Five years ago, VPNs were reserved for the power users and I.T. departments of large companies. Today, VPN services are growing in popularity by each passing day. The need for privacy and internet freedom has never been greater at a time when DMCA notices are flying left and right, ISPs throttle connections and streaming services like Netflix are geo-restricting content. Having the ability to set up your own virtual private network server is a Read more…

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How to Install the Latest Python 3 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

In this tutorial we’ll install the latest Python 3 on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine. Python is one of the fastest growing programming languages at the time of writing. It’s easy to learn, fast, and versatile. You can do almost anything with it, and it’s the most popular for machine learning. Some of the most popular sites and applications are built using Python – Google, Youtube, Instagram, Pinterest and Spotify to name a few. We’ll install Read more…

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How to Install Python 3.x on CentOS 7

Introduction In this tutorial we’ll be learning how to install Python 3.6 and Python 3.7 on a server running Centos 7. Python is a general purpose object oriented programming language that’s been growing in popularity at an incredible rate. Not only has it been popular for it’s use in a wide range of areas, but it is also one of the easiest languages to learn. It’s a great programming language for beginners and experienced developers. Read more…

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How to Install WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04 using MariaDB, Nginx, PHP 7.2 & Let’s Encrypt

Introduction If you want to set up a professional website without having to invest a good deal of money or time, then WordPress is one of the best solutions. Additionally, you can lower your budget by installing it yourself on a server, rather than hosting your website on shared hosting, or using a web panel. This is what we aim for in this tutorial. By the time you’ve worked through it, you should have a Read more…

How to Set Up a Remote Desktop with X2Go on Ubuntu 18.04

Windows Servers are the main candidate for Remote Desktop Connection, however you don’t always need Windows, and you just need a server with a GUI. On top of that, Linux servers are a lot cheaper. You may have tried VNC or xRDP to remotely connect your Ubuntu server and found them to be sluggish and are desperately searching for an alternative. While they are great solutions, in some instances they are slow and clunky.   Read more…

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How to Connect to a Ubuntu 18.04 Server via Remote Desktop Connection using xRDP

The great thing about Linux servers is that they’re lightweight and considerably cheaper than Windows servers. The downside is that they’re not typically used with a GUI so they’re not readily set up to remotely control them like you would a Windows server using Remote Desktop Connection. Even though that’s the case, you’ll find that it’s easy and fun to set up your server to remotely control it just like you would a Windows server. Read more…

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Install Linux, Nginx, MariaDB & PHP (LEMP Stack) on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS

LEMP Stack is a group of popular software that you can use together to serve dynamic web pages. LEMP stands for Linux, Nginx (Engine-X), MySQL and PHP. As you may have noticed, the title says we’re going to install MariaDB, and not MySQL. MariaDB is regarded as having increased performance over MySQL, but you can check out comparisons for yourself. If you’d like to host a CMS such as WordPress or Joomla on a VPS, Read more…

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Install and Configure Nginx on a Server running Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Nginx (pronounced engine-x) is an open source high-performance web server that was written to address some of the performance issues associated with Apache. While some may consider it less user friendly than Apache, it is a great alternative to it. It is still one of the most popular web servers and it’s responsible for hosting some of the most popular websites on the internet. Installation Log into your server to begin. Assuming this is Read more…

How To Set Up A Free Custom Domain Email with Gmail

Set Up A Free Custom Domain Email with Gmail

If you’re just starting out with your business, then it would make sense that you keep your spending to a minimum. There are quite a few great email providers out there, and almost all of them, require you to pay to use a custom domain for your email. NOTE: One that does not require you to pay for using your own domain in your email, though, is Zoho, but we’ll cover that in another tutorial. For Read more…