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Encrypt your data with EncFS on Ubuntu 15.10

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Encrypt your data with EncFS on Ubuntu 15.10
EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through filesystem, not an encrypted block device, which means it is created on top of an existing filesystem. This tutorial shows how you can use EncFS on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wiley Werewolf) to encrypt your data.

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How to Install Ghost Blog Software with Apache and SSL on Ubuntu 15.10

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How to Install Ghost Blog Software with Apache and SSL on Ubuntu 15.10
Ghost is a powerful Open Source publishing and blog platform that is beautifully designed and easy to use. Ghost is written in javascript and uses node.js as runtime environment. This tutorial shows the installation of the Ghost Blog software with Apache and SSL on Ubuntu 15.10.

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Installing Nginx with PHP and MariaDB (as MySQL replacement) on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wiley Werewolf)

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Installing Nginx with PHP and MariaDB (as MySQL replacement) on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wiley Werewolf)
Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 15.10 server with PHP support (through PHP-FPM) and MariaDB (as MySQL replacement). The term LEMP stands for: Linux + Nginx + MySQL + PHP.

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Getting Started with LibreCAD

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Getting Started with LibreCAD
Linux isn’t known for having many professional-grade linear drawing and engineering design tools. Dassault’s DraftSight is the only choice in that part, but paying a few hundred bucks is maybe not the best option for everybody out there. Thankfully, the rich world of free software isn’t leaving us alone in this sector either, and one of the most popular solutions to help you get your designs ready is the amazing LibreCAD. It may not be as sophisticated as other well-known tools, and it may not boast the time-saving features of commercial solutions, but it will certainly do the job in most cases. Here is a guide on how to get started with it and how to design a round flange with drill holes.

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How to get the most out of Qmmp 1.0

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How to get the most out of Qmmp 1.0
After almost eight years of development, Qmmp has reached version 1.0, so we have a good reason to celebrate with a quick guide on how to get the most out of this winamp-styled audio player for your Linux desktop. This brand new version brings a lot of goodies, but most importantly it uses the latest Qt v5. The player looks simple and it really is very simple to use, but it actually boasts quite a lot of power under the hood, so here is what we will be exploring on this article.

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The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) with Apache, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Postfix, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3

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The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) with Apache, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Postfix, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3
This tutorial shows how to install an Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers the installation of Apache (instead of nginx), BIND (instead of MyDNS), and Dovecot (instead of Courier).

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How to Rescue your Windows or Linux System with Rescatux

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How to Rescue your Windows or Linux System with Rescatux
Rescatux is yet another GNU/Linux distribution that is focused on the rescuing of other operating systems. It works in live mode and offers a rich set of tools to address a wide range of problems in Linux and even Windows. What makes Rescatux stand out from the many similarly orientated rescue systems is mainly its straightforwardness. Instead of offering a set of tools that will help you fix your “broken” system, it starts Rescapp right away which is a window that features categorized buttons to address a specific problem.

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Samba Server installation on Ubuntu 15.10

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Samba Server installation on Ubuntu 15.10
This guide explains the installation and configuration of a Samba server on Ubuntu 15.10 with anonymous and secured Samba shares. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

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Ubuntu 15.10 LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2.4, PHP 5 and MariaDB (instead of MySQL)

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Ubuntu 15.10 LAMP server tutorial with Apache 2.4, PHP 5 and MariaDB (instead of MySQL)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache 2.4 web server on an Ubuntu 15.10 server with PHP 5 support (mod_php) and MySQL / MariaDB. Additionally, I will install PHPMyAdmin to make MySQL administration easier. A LAMP setup is the perfect basis for CMS systems like Joomla, WordPress or Drupal.

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How to use Avogadro molecule editor and visualizer in education on Linux

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How to use Avogadro molecule editor and visualizer in education on Linux
Avogadro is a molecule editor and visualizer, and one of the most advanced open source scientific software tools. It features many capabilities that can be useful in teaching as education can be much more effective when theory is combined with the actual depiction of realistic models. Here is a basic tutorial on how to use Avogadro in education. Please note that I am using the latest stable release which is version 1.1.1, but there is also a version 2.0.7 which is a complete re-write of the application.

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