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Linux Mint vs Ubuntu

There probably aren't two Linux distributions more closely related than Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Actually, the two are so close to one another, there's serious debate about whether or not they are the same distribution.

CentOS vs Ubuntu

Ubuntu and CentOS are both major players in enterprise environments and in the datacenter. There's no denying that both distributions have proven themselves in the server space, but with closer examination, these are two very different animals.

Fedora vs Ubuntu

Ubuntu and Fedora are both among the top desktop Linux distributions, but they are very different. Fedora is Redhat's testing ground, and it's geared more towards developers and system administrators. On the other hand, Ubuntu is Canonical's primary product, and it tries to please everyone.

The 10 Best Ubuntu Themes (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux)

Ubuntu 18.04 recently came out, and it's a great time to give the new version a chance. Most Linux users like to make their computer their own, and there are a ton of excellent options to customize Ubuntu, and every Linux distribution, including beautifully designed GTK themes.

How to setup the Nginx web server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

The Nginx web server, together with Apache, is one of the most known and used web servers in the world. It is generally less resource-hungry than Apache, and can be also used as a reverse-proxy. In this tutorial we will see how to install and configure the Nginx web server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Debian vs Ubuntu

Ubuntu and Debian are two of the most popular Linux distributions in history. Aside from that, they're very closely related, making it hard for new Linux users to sort out the differences between the two.

How to configure static IP address on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Most likely your current Ubuntu system uses DHCP server to configure its networking settings. Hence, the configuration of your IP address is dynamic. In many scenarios, simply configuring your router or local DHCP server is a preferred way to set a static address to any host regardless of the operating system in use. Check your router manual and assign the static IP address to your host based on its MAC address using the DHCP service.

Scan Ubuntu 18.04 For Viruses With ClamAV

Viruses on Linux aren't all that common, but they do still exist. So, it's a good idea to set up an antivirus on your Linux desktop, and perform a scan every so often. It's also a good idea to scan any new files you bring on to your computer to ensure that they're safe.

How to setup Minecraft server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

The following article will describe a Minecraft server configuration procedure on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. As you will see later, it is possible to run multiple instances of the Minecraft server on a single host. From this reason we will create a separate directory for each instance under the /opt/minecraft directory.

How to use FFMPEG to Convert Multiple Media Files At Once on Linux

  • linuxconfig.org; By Nick Congleton (Posted by LinuxCareer on May 30, 2018 6:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
FFMPEG immensly powerful when it comes to manipulating and converting media files, but it's lacking one important feature. FFMPEG doesn't have the ability to handle multiple files at once. So, what can you do about it? You're a Linux user. You're not going to sit there and manually type in the same command over and over, are you?

How to install Joomla on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Joomla is one of the most famous CMS (Content Management System): it is an open source project, released under the GPL license and, according to its developers, it powers over 2 Million websites, and it is translated in 74 languages. In this tutorial we will walk through the Joomla installation in a LAMP environment, built on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

How To Install LAMP in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver (Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP)

The LAMP stack is easily one of the most popular web server stacks in the world, and that's nothing new. LAMP has been powering a huge portion of the Internet for quite some time.

How to set up transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi and control it via web interface

Transmission is probably the most famous torrent client in the Gnu/Linux world, and it's very often used even on other operating systems. It's really easy to use, and its graphical interface is very intuitive; however in this tutorial we will see how to install transmission-daemon and run transmission on a headless machine: that's an ideal setup to create a "Torrent-box", using for example a Raspberry Pi, to reduce power usage.

How To Install Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

If you want to run PHP-based websites on Linux, Apache isn't your only option. Nginx is a faster, lighter weight, web server that's fairly easy to configure and get running. Plus, it's excellent at handling other tasks like load balancing, server optimization, and acting as a reverse proxy.

OpenVPN Setup on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Virtual private network technology makes possible to access safe, private networks by using less secure networks like the internet. VPNs are typically used to connect physically remote branches of an organization, making them appear as if they were part of the same LAN (for example two offices in different cities).

How to Install The Latest AMD Radeon Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

  • linuxconfig.org; By Nick Congleton (Posted by LinuxCareer on May 22, 2018 2:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
If you're planning on using an AMD graphics card with Ubuntu 18.04, you have a couple of options. Because Bionic is an LTS release, you do have the option of using the proprietary AMDGPU-PRO drivers. The open source drivers that come with Ubuntu are probably better for gamers, though. They're already installed, and you can configure your system to receive constant performance-boosting upgrades from the latest Mesa releases. Either way, you're going to have great experience working with AMD on Ubuntu 18.04.

How to reset lost root password on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

The objective of this article is to reset lost root or user password on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The first step is to reboot into the GRUB menu. If Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver is the only operating system installed you need to keep pressing SHIFT for the GRUB menu to show up.

How to install Popcorn Time movie player on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Popcorn Time streams movies and TV shows from torrents directly into your screen. The objective is to install Popcorn Time movie streamer on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

Improve Your Wine Gaming on Linux With DXVK

Wine gaming is sort of a moving target. It always has been. Just when you think you know the lay of the land, something new pops up and disrupts everything. The latest curveball comes in the form of DXVK.

How to install Java on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

The objective of this tutorial is to install Java on Ubuntu. We will be installing the latest version of Oracle Java SE Development Kit (JDK) on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. This will be performed in three ways: Installing Java using the Ubuntu Open JDK binaries, installing Java via PPA and installing Java using the official Oracle Java binaries.

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