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How to install Unity desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install the Unity desktop environment and perform a switch from the default 18.04 desktop environment. See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux) for more desktop environment choices.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Administrative root/sudo permissions.

Conventions

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How to install PIP on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Objective

The objective is to PIP the python package management system on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic beaver

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Conventions

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Install Xfce desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

To following tutorial will explain how to install xfce desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. Use this guide if you wish to change your default GNOME desktop to the xfce environment. See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux) for more desktop environment choices.

Alternatively follow our guide on how to install GUI on Ubuntu server 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Conventions

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Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to Install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

This guide will provide you with an information on how to install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 18.04 from a standard Ubuntu repository as well as how to install latest FFmpeg by compiling it from a source.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Conventions

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

Objective

Learn how to install and configure the Nginx web server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

  • Root permissions

Conventions

  • # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either
    directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Other Versions of this Tutorial

Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)

Introduction

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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.

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How to disable Wayland and enable Xorg display server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The default Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver installation comes with Wayland enabled. The objective is to disable Wayland and enable Xorg display server instead.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – GDM3

Requirements

Privileged access to is required to perform this configuration.

Conventions

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