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This post shows students and new users the steps to install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu Linux with OpenLiteSpeed ​​web server. When webmasters think of hosting a Joomla website, most will choose between Apache and Nginx web servers. Few people have heard of OpenLiteSpeed, not because it’s bad, but because it’s not widely used and not popular yet. There are many good things that have been written about OpenLiteSpeed, and if you want to try it…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Linux with Apache support. phpMyAdmin is an open source web tool that allows users to easily manage MySQL or MariaDB databases from their favorite web browsers. Traditionally, users typically connect to the console of a database server and run queries and commands to manage databases, user permissions, and other tasks. However, for those who are not comfortable using the…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and configure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Linux with Nginx support. phpMyAdmin is an open source web tool that allows users to easily manage MySQL or MariaDB databases from their favorite web browsers. Traditionally, users typically connect to the console of a database server and run queries and commands to manage databases, user permissions, and other tasks. However, for those who are not comfortable using the…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install, configure and use the Apache HTTP web server on Ubuntu Linux. Apache is the most popular open source web server in the world. Most likely, many of the websites you visit today are running the Apache HTTP server. If you are thinking of running a website, you are more likely to choose Apache or have Apache support from web hosting companies than other web…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu Linux. MariaDB and MySQL are twins. Both MySQL and MariaDB are multithreaded, open source relational database management systems. MariaDB is a backward compatible replacement for MySQL. You can uninstall MySQL and install MariaDB, and your applications may not even know the difference. Since these two databases are identical, we are going to write a single post detailing how to…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and use the LAMP stack on Ubuntu Linux. LAMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), TOpatch, SUBWAYariaDB or SUBWAYySQL and PHP Scripting Language. It is a group of open source software and building blocks for many of the web applications and most content management systems (CMS) in use today. Many of the popular content management systems in use today use some combinations of this…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install, configure, and use the Nginx HTTP web server on Ubuntu Linux. Nginx is probably the second most popular open source web server in the world. Most likely, many of the websites you visit today are running the Nginx HTTP server. If you are thinking of running a website, you are more likely to choose Nginx or have Nginx support from web hosting companies than…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and use PHP server-side programming languages ​​on Ubuntu Linux with Apache or Nginx to support content management systems (CMS) written in PHP. Popular CMS frameworks like WordPress, Magento, Drupal, and many others are written in PHP. PHP supports and works with many types of web servers. You can use PHP with Apache, Nginx, and some other open source web servers. However, the vast majority…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and use the LEMP stack on Ubuntu Linux. LEMP is an acronym for Linux (Ubuntu), me Nginx [engine x], SUBWAYariaDB or SUBWAYySQL and PHP Scripting Language. It is a group of open source software and building blocks for many of the web applications and most content management systems (CMS) in use today. Many of the popular content management systems in use today use some…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install and use VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu Linux. VMware Workstation Player is cross-platform virtualization software that allows you to run multiple guest machines (virtual machines) simultaneously on a single host computer. Although VMware Workstation Player is free for personal use only, it is not open source software. If you are looking for open source virtualization software, you might want to give VirtualBox a try.…

This post shows students and new users the steps to install VMware Workstation Pro on Ubuntu Linux. VMware Workstation Pro is a mature and stable virtualization solution that enables anyone to run multiple isolated guest virtual machines on a single host computer simultaneously. These guest machines can be configured to run multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and MacOS in an isolated environment. VMware Workstation Pro is not free or open source software. You…

This short post shows students and new users the steps to install and use Magento 2 on Ubuntu Linux with the Nginx HTTP web server. This post will also have a link to set up free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates to protect your Magento websites and applications. Magento is a free and open source e-commerce platform based on PHP and MySQL that is used by millions of small businesses to sell and manage their products…

This post shows students and new users the steps to generate or create self-signed SSL / TLS certificates in Ubuntu for use with Nginx or Apache web servers locally. A self-signed SSL certificate is a certificate signed by the creator rather than a trusted third-party certificate authority (CA). Self-signed certificates can have the same level of encryption as SSL certificates signed by a trusted CA. Self-signed certificates are not considered valid by web browsers. So…

This short post shows students and new users the steps to install and use Magento 2 on Ubuntu Linux with Apache HTTP web server. This post will also have a link to set up free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates to protect your Magento websites and applications. Magento is a free and open source e-commerce platform based on PHP and MySQL that is used by millions of small businesses to sell and manage their products online.…

This post shows students and new users the step to install and configure SSH with passwordless or passwordless keyed login. SSH supports various authentication methods. Public key authentication is more secure and convenient than traditional password authentication. Secure Shell (SSH) is a communication protocol that allows secure communication between computers on a network. With this post, you will learn how to set up SSH key based authentication on Ubuntu Linux and log in without entering…