Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

How to install and use KDEConnect on Ubuntu 16.04LTS

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How to install and use KDEConnect on Ubuntu 16.04LTS
In this article, we will discuss one such application – dubbed KDEConnect – that connects your Android or BlackBerry phone to your Linux computer. Suppose you are working on your computer and your phone rings. You pick it up and see that there’s a spam SMS. You just ignore it. After some time, the phone rings again. You again pick it up only to see another spam SMS. And this goes on, until you choose not get distracted while you are working.

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An Introduction to GNOME Boxes (virtualization) on Linux

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An Introduction to GNOME Boxes (virtualization) on Linux
GNOME Boxes is a system virtualization application that is a core part of the GNOME desktop environment. Based on the QEMU machine emulator, it offers a simplified and user-friendly approach to the whole OS virtualization idea. This post is just an introduction to its capabilities and a statement that it finally works in other distributions besides Fedora.

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How to install PHP 5.6 as additional PHP-FPM & FastCGI for ISPConfig 3.1 on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to install PHP 5.6 as additional PHP-FPM & FastCGI for ISPConfig 3.1 on Ubuntu 16.04
This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.6 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). Ubuntu 16.04 ships with PHP 7 by default but there are still many websites out there that don’t support PHP 7. This tutorial will show you how to install PHP 5.6 as additional PHP version on Ubuntu 16.04 so that you can switch between both versions for each website individually in ISPConfig.

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How to Install Drupal 8.1 with Nginx, PHP-FPM and SSL on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Drupal 8.1 with Nginx, PHP-FPM and SSL on Ubuntu 16.04
Drupal is a well-known open source content management system based on PHP. It is available free of charge and released under the GNU General Public License. In this tutorial, we will install Drupal 8.1 with Nginx web server, MariaDB as the database server and PHP-FPM to handle PHP requests. I will also show you how to install an SSL Certificate to secure the Drupal website.

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How to extend the functionality of your Linux desktop with PlexyDesk

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How to extend the functionality of your Linux desktop with PlexyDesk
It’s always good to look for new ways to increase your productivity, be it your personal or professional life. After all, productivity plays a key role in defining how successful you really are. If your work involves computers, you’ll probably be aware that there are several tools, scripts, tips, and tricks that people use to be more productive.

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Multiple USB Writing on Linux

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Multiple USB Writing on Linux
This quick tutorial will deal with the tasks of writing an ISO file on multiple USB pen drives, and writing multiple ISO files into one USB pen drive. These are two different tasks that require the utilization of different tools, but I thought it would be a good idea to cover them both in one article.

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How to Install Redmine 3.2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Redmine 3.2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04
Redmine is an open source project management and issue tracking tool based on the Ruby on Rails Framework. This tutorial covers the Redmine 3 installation with Nginx as the web server and MySQL as the database on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

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Skype Workarounds on Linux

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Skype Workarounds on Linux
Skype on Linux is a much debated topic that unfortunately remains largely unchanged. Skype is something that most people just have to use, but the client’s official support for Linux is pathetic to say the least. However, there are some workarounds that can work for Linux users depending on the particular system used and the specific needs.

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How to Install Magento with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Magento with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04
Magento is an open source e-commerce software and content management system for e-commerce websites based on the PHP Zend Framework. It uses MySQL or MariaDB as database backend. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Magento 2 with Nginx, PHP-FPM, and MariaDB as the database. I will use ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) as server operating system.

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