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How to install Joomla on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective of this tutorial is to obtain a working Joomla installation based on a Lamp environment built on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Requirements

  • Root permissions

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

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Joomla is one of the most famous CMS (Content Management System): it is an open source project, released under the GPL license and, according to its developers, it powers over 2 Million websites, and it is translated in 74 languages. In this tutorial we will walk through the Joomla installation in a LAMP environment, built on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

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How To Install Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

Install Nginx Web Server (LEMP) on Ubuntu 18.04. In particular, this Linux web server install guide shows you how to install Nginx, how to install MariaDB and how to install PHP.

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

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 want to run PHP-based websites on Linux, Apache isn’t your only option. Nginx is a faster, lighter weight, web server that’s fairly easy to configure and get running. Plus, it’s excellent at handling other tasks like load balancing, server optimization, and acting as a reverse proxy. Actually, Nginx is a top choice among startups for hosting their web applications.

Setting Nginx up to host PHP on Ubuntu 18.04 is very simple, and you only need a few packages installed to get started.

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How to set up Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. First we will perform a standard installation from Ubuntu 18.04 repositories. The second part of this tutorial will show you how to use Ruby Version Manager (RVM) to install the latest Ruby.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver is required to install Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 18.04 and/or prerequisites.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

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Full Gnome Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04

The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux)

Did you know you could install a desktop environment with a single command?

GNOME 3 is a default Ubuntu 18.04 desktop environment but this does not stop you to install and use some other desktop environments as there are many to choose from.

To make your search for the best Ubuntu desktop environment easier, we choose 8 Ubuntu desktop environments for your consideration. Our list of recommended desktops for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux is complemented with links to instructions on how to install each desktop environment which we hope will turn out to be a very useful feature of this article.

So have fun and experiment with different desktop environments to find the one that suits you most. Follow the links and navigate to our desktop installation articles to see more screenshots of the Ubuntu desktop that interests you the most.

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Selecting the fastest mirror on Ubuntu 18.04

26 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

The stable LTS version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, was released on 26th of April 2018. Some of the features of Ubuntu 18.04 include: new default desktop GNOME 3.28, better boot speed, new “minimal installation” option, new default applications, Linux Kernel 4.15 and others.

This guide will list for you some selected things to do after installing Ubuntu 18.04.

Some of the recommendations might not be suitable for everybody, hence use it as a guide only and decide what suits you best according to your user needs.

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Install Ubuntu from USB – 18.04 Bionic Beaver

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Objective

This article focuses on how to boot Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver from USB. A general step by step guide on how to install Ubuntu 18.04 is provided in the article:
How to install Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

  • 64bit architecture computer with hard drive free of personal non-recoverable data. This could be any spare, old, low profile desktop or laptop.
  • Internet connection
  • USB flash drive of minimum 2GB size

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Install MySQL on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to install MySQL client or MySQL server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – MySQL 5.7

Requirements

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

Conventions

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How To Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Objective

The objective is to perfom a basic phpMyAdmin installation on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: – phpMyAdmin 4.6.6deb5

Requirements

  • privileged administration access to to your Ubuntu 18.04 system will be required
  • used the following guide to configure LAMP stack server

Conventions

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