This tutorial will guide you step by step though the installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on the Windows 10 operating system. The Ubuntu 18.04 system is available as an application via Microsoft Store.

In this How to install Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10 tutorial you will learn:
  • How to run PowerShell as an Administrator.
  • How to enable the Windows subsystem for Linux component.
  • How to find Ubuntu 18.04 app in Microsoft Store.
  • How to launch Ubuntu 18.04 on Windows 10.
  • How to create an initial user on Ubuntu 18.04 running on Windows 10.

Apache Hadoop is an open source framework used for distributed storage as well as distributed processing of big data on clusters of computers which runs on commodity hardwares. Hadoop stores data in Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) and the processing of these data is done using MapReduce. YARN provides API for requesting and allocating resource in the Hadoop cluster.

The Apache Hadoop framework is composed of the following modules:
  • Hadoop Common
  • Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
  • YARN
  • MapReduce

This article explains how to install Hadoop Version 2 on Ubuntu 18.04. We will install HDFS (Namenode and Datanode), YARN, MapReduce on the single node cluster in Pseudo Distributed Mode which is distributed simulation on a single machine. Each Hadoop daemon such as hdfs, yarn, mapreduce etc. will run as a separate/individual java process.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to add users for Hadoop Environment
  • How to install and configure the Oracle JDK
  • How to configure passwordless SSH
  • How to install Hadoop and configure necessary related xml files
  • How to start the Hadoop Cluster
  • How to access NameNode and ResourceManager Web UI

Pantheon desktop is a default desktop used by the ElementaryOS Linux system. It is hand-crafted specifically for the ElementaryOS Linux distribution and the result is extremely polished, fast performing and user friendly desktop environment.

At this point the Pantheon desktop is not a part of the standard Ubuntu repository. However, it can be easily installed by enabling the official ElementaryOS PPA repository within the Ubuntu 18.04 system.

In this How to install Pantheon desktop on Ubuntu tutorial you will learn
  • How to add the ElementaryOS PPA repository.
  • How to install the Pantheon desktop on Ubuntu 18.04.

The default TTY console font size on Ubuntu 18.04 Server may be not satisfactory in many cases. However, there is a simple way to increase or even decrease the font size on Ubuntu 18.04 TTY console by re-configuration of the console font and keymap setup program console-setup .

The default TTY console resolution on Ubuntu 18.04 Server is normally 800x600. This may be satisfactory in many cases. However, there are times that higher resolution is required. To increase TTY console resolution on the Ubuntu 18.04 server it is necessary to change the configuration of the relevant GRUB boot loader settings within the /etc/default/grub.

The welcome message shown to a user upon the terminal login whether it is via remote SSH login or directly via TTY or terminal is a part of motd also known as "Message Of The Day" daemon. The motd message can by customized to fit individual needs of each user or administrator by modifying the /etc/motd file or script within the /etc/update-motd.d directory.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to append additional information to motd message
  • How to modify motd message
  • How to disable selected parts of motd daemon
  • How to completely disable motd message

Objective

The objective of this article is to guide the reader through the installation of Grav CMS on Ubuntu Linux with the Apache2 web server.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Apache/2.4.29, Grav 1.5.3 or higher, PHP 7.2.10 or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

Install and configure Nagios 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

What is Nagios

Nagios is one of the best enterprise grade server monitoring solutions available. Unlike cPanel, it's available across a wide range of Linux distributions, including Debian and Ubuntu. Since Ubuntu 18.04 is an LTS release, upgrading your servers and running Nagios on them could be a great idea. Even though Nagios isn't up to date in the Ubuntu repositories, and setup isn't turn-key, it's still not too hard to get it running.

Objective

Using the gnome-weather application, an Ubuntu user can retrieve weather information for any location specified. The gnome-weather application will be also incorporated into the default desktop calendar window.

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

Objective

Install ELK on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges

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)

What is ELK

If you're in a situation where you manage large amonts of data logs, the ELK stack is exactly what you're looking for. The ELK stack combines Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana into a simple, yet powerful, open source stack that lets you manage large amounts of logged data from a convenient graphical web interface. All three tools are developed by Elastic, so they work in tandem perfectly, and they're very easy to get set up on your Ubuntu system.

Objective

The objective is to install Paperwork on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04
  • Software: - Paperwork 1

Requirements

Privileged access to the operating system

Difficulty

MEDIUM

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to install Communitheme on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. Please be aware that you may encounter numerous issues when using Ubuntu communitheme as this is also a reason why Communitheme was not selected as a default theme for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release.

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

What are Gnome Extensions

Gnome extensions are designed to extend the functionally of your Gnome desktop. Gnome extensions are also a great way to customize your desktop to add tools and functionally based on per user requirements. This article lists some of the best extensions available.

Follow our instructions How to install Gnome Shell Extensions on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux to learn how to install Gnome extensions on your Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop.

Objective

The objective is to install Kylin desktop as an alternative desktop environment. Kylin is a customized Ubuntu desktop version for Chinese users.

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

Objective

Install Laravel with Nginx and MariaDB on Ubuntu 18.04

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

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

Laravel as quickly earned its place as the top PHP framework. It brought a lot of developer friendly features found in other frameworks like Rails to the PHP ecosystem, and in doing so, modernized PHP development.

If you're looking to develop with Laravel or host it on Ubuntu 18.04, the setup process has never been easier. Since Laravel is PHP, there are a couple of ways to handle this, but Nginx and MariaDB provide a fairly straightforward way to get your project running with modern production-ready tools.

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