Ubuntu

How To Install GNOME on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GNOME on Ubuntu 14.04. By default, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS server was installed as minimal without any Graphical Desktop support. Installing the GNOME desktop on Ubuntu is fairly straightforward. Most Ubuntu servers are run on CLI (Command-Line Interface) mode. But in some cases, one may need to have a desktop to install some applications wi...

How To Install Apache SVN on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Apache SVN on Ubuntu 14.04. For those of you who didn’t know, Apache Subversion which is commonly referred to in its abbreviated form as SVN, (named after the command name svn) is a popular software versioning and revision control system which is distributed as free software under the Apache License. Mainly used by developers to maintain presen...

How To Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04. For those of you who didn’t know, MongoDB is a NoSQL document-oriented database. Refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular format used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. MongoDB features include full index support, replication, and high availability, and auto-shardi...

How To Install OwnCloud 8 on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install OwnCloud 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.  For those of you who didn’t know, OwnCloud is free and open-source software that enables you to create a private “file-hosting” cloud. OwnCloud is similar to DropBox service with the difference of being free to download and install on your private server. Owncloud is made by PHP and backend database MySQL (...

How To Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MariaDB on Ubuntu 14.04. For those of you who didn’t know, MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. MariaDB is widely used and several Linux distributions and large companies have already switched from MySQL to MariaDB...

How To Install and Configure VSFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure vsftpd on your Ubuntu 14.04. For those of you who didn’t know, FTP stands for “file transfer protocol”, and it allows you to transfer files to a remote computer. The most common FTP server software for Ubuntu is the vsftpd package, which stands for “very secure FTP daemon.” It’s the default FTP package for Ubuntu, and mo...

How to Fix apt-get update GPG error BADSIG on Ubuntu or Debian

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to Fix apt-get update GPG error BADSIG on Ubuntu or Debian. Today I encountered another apt-get update GPG error, this time I got the error message BADSIG : GPG error: http://au.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key <ftpmaster@ubuntu.com> After a few ...

How To Protect Directory With Password on Nginx

In this tutorial, we will show you how to protect a directory with a password on Nginx. For those of you who didn’t know, unlike Apache, Nginx does not have any .htaccess file. Password protection is achieved by using the Nginx HttpAuthBasic module directives in the configuration file. For future reference, I will show you steps to protect the directory with a password on Nginx. This article ...

How To Install Rar/Unrar Packages on Ubuntu

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Rar/Unrar packages on your Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, RAR is the most popular tool for creating and extracting compressed archive (.rar) files, but unfortunately, the Rar tool doesn’t pre-installed under Linux systems, we need to install it using third-party tools to open, extract, uncompress or unrar archi...

How To Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu 14.10

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Lighttpd on your Ubuntu 14.04 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Lighttpd is a fast and secure web server that has been optimized for high-performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web servers, effective management of the CPU load, and an advanced feature set (FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, Outp...