A LAMP stack is an assortment of software that contains everything you need in order to serve a website, show dynamic content, and store or retrieve data from a database. The software is all within the LAMP acronym, namely the Linux operating system, Apache web server, MySQL database (or MariaDB alternatively), and PHP programming language.
Maintaining accurate system time is crucial for various network operations and synchronization tasks. In Ubuntu 24.04, setting up the Network Time Protocol (NTP) ensures your system clock remains synchronized with internet time servers. This guide provides a detailed walkthrough on configuring NTP on Ubuntu 24.04, ensuring your system’s timekeeping is precise and reliable.
Every command that is typed into a Linux system’s terminal is typically stored in the history buffer for a period of time. This explains why pressing the up arrow in terminal will let you cycle through past commands that have been executed. This buffer of past commands can be customized according to an administrator’s needs, allowing us to vary the number of saved commands, clear the current history, or change other settings.
A keyboard has to be the most essential peripheral of any computer system. In order to make sure it works as intended, the correct keyboard layout must be loaded on the Linux operating system, so that the keys on your keyboard will correspond to the letters or symbols that are being typed on screen. This is why it is so important to personalize the keyboard layout of your system to work with your keyboard model. In addition, we can configure custom keyboard settings which makes life a little easier.
Linux users and system administrators alike are always trying to squeeze as much performance as possible out of their system. A big bottleneck for system performance frequently comes from file transfer speeds – that is, system read and write times. Although recent disk technology like SSDs (Solid State Drives) and NVMe (Non Volatile Memory Express) have sped up transfer times significantly over traditional hard drive disks, none can measure up to the speedy performance of a RAM disk.
Running an VPN server on your local area network will allow outside clients to connect to your server and access the network as if they were directly connected to it. This is a common setup for many companies, which let their employees connect to the local business network remotely, so that they have access to internal resources that are only available on the local network. Linux administrators and power users may also be interested in setting up an VPN server at home, since they can then use their laptop or other portable device to connect to their home network while on the go.
Ubuntu, a popular Linux distribution, is widely used for its stability, security, and user-friendly interface. As you manage users on your Ubuntu 24.04 system, you might encounter situations where you need to grant administrative privileges to certain users. This guide focuses on how to add a user to the sudoers list in Ubuntu 24.04, a crucial step in managing user permissions and system security.
Proxmox backup server is a free and open source, enterprise-level backup solution. It is implemented as a dedicated Linux distribution based on Debian, and supports essential features like deduplication and encryption. We can use it as a solution to back up and restore virtual machines, containers and physical hosts.
VirtualBox Guest Additions are a collection of device drivers and system applications designed to achieve closer integration between the host and guest operating systems. They help to enhance the interactive performance of guest systems, including improved video, mouse, and shared folder support. This tutorial focuses on installing Guest Additions on Ubuntu 24.04, providing detailed steps and insights into each part of the process.
Understanding and managing the firewall on your Ubuntu 24.04 system is crucial for ensuring the security and efficiency of your network. A firewall acts as a gatekeeper, controlling inbound and outbound traffic based on predetermined security rules. Ubuntu 24.04 comes equipped with ‘ufw’ (Uncomplicated Firewall), a user-friendly interface for managing iptables, the default firewall tool on Linux. Whether you’re a seasoned system administrator or a curious user, this guide will walk you through the essentials of using the ufw firewall, including installation, configuration, testing, and more.
Ubuntu 24.04, like its predecessors, supports IPv6 by default. However, there are times when you might need to disable IPv6, whether for compatibility reasons, testing purposes, or specific network requirements. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the steps to check if IPv6 is enabled on your system, how to disable it, and how to verify that it has been disabled.
Managing Python projects can often lead to conflicts between dependencies and differing versions of packages. This is where virtualenv comes into play. Virtualenv is a tool that allows users to create isolated Python environments, ensuring that each project has its own dependencies and packages, independent of others. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to virtualenv create environment on Ubuntu/Debian Linux systems, providing a clean and controlled workspace for your Python projects.