How to install the latest Phoronix Test Suite on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Objective

The objective is to install the latest Phoronix Test Suite on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – Phoronix Test Suite v7.8.0 (Folldal) or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to install Litecoin wallet on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Electron LTC, the Litecoin wallet on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux desktop

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – Electrum-LTC 3.0.6.2 or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to install Bitcoin Wallet on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to download, verify and install Electrum Bitcoin wallet on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux Desktop

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – Electrum 3.0.6 or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to record screen on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The aim of this article is to provide a selection and installation notes of some screen/desktop recorders 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.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to install Couchbase Server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Couchbase Enterprise or Community Server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – Couchbase Server 5.0.1 Enterprise or Community Edition or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to host Django With Nginx On Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

Install and configure Ubuntu 18.04 to host the Django framework.

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges

Difficulty

Medium

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

Introduction

If you’re looking to build and host web applications with Python, Django is the most popular choice. Since Python is so tightly integrated into the Linux, it’s not too hard to get a Django server set up on Ubuntu.

There isn’t one set way to host Django projects, but a stack consisting of PostgreSQL, Nginx, Gunicorn, and Django is pretty much the standard.

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How to deny all incoming ports except FTP port 20 and 21 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to enable UFW firewall, deny all incoming ports however only allow FTP port 20 and 21 on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver will be required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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Ubuntu Bionic Begin Matmomo Install

How to install Matomo Open Source Analytics On Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

Install Matomo analytics on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges

Difficulty

Easy

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

Introduction

Analytics are important for nearly every website, but if you’re a fan of free and open source software, the idea of letting Google monitor all of your site’s traffic might not sound too good. There is, however, another option. You can install and host your own analytics with Matomor(formerly Piwik). Matomo is an open source PHP application that you can run yourself, putting you in control of your analytics platform. Plus, Matomo actually respects your users and doesn’t try to break tracking protection.

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How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux along with required Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux
  • Software: – Webmin 1.870 and higher

Requirements

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

Scenario

This guide assumes the following scenario:

  • open firewall port 10000 or disabled firewall. See appendix below on how to open port 10000 on your UFW firewall
  • webmin server can be resolved via hostname webmin.linuxconfig.org. Confirm your DNS settings before continuing.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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

Objective

The objective is to reset lost root MariaDB password on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

Please note that if you have just installed your MariaDB server and are unable to login as root user with:

$ mysql -u root
ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'

you do not need to reset your password. Instead, to login as root amend the above command to:

$ sudo mysql

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – mysql Ver 15.1 Distrib 10.1.25-MariaDB or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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How to fix Missing plugin: gstreamer on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Symptoms

The follow error message appears when trying to play video or audio:

** Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|1.0|totem|MPEG-4 AAC decoder|decoder-audio/mpeg, mpegversion=(int)4, level=(string)2, base-profile=(string)lc, profile=(string)lc (MPEG-4 AAC decoder)
** Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|1.0|totem|H.264 (Main Profile) decoder|decoder-video/x-h264, level=(string)3.1, profile=(string)main (H.264 (Main Profile) decoder)

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