Objective

Python 3 comes pre-installed as a default python interpreter for Ubuntu 18.04 desktop and server.

However, on other minimal Ubuntu 18.04 installations, eg. docker, python is missing and needs to be installed manually. The following guide will provide you with information on how to install Python in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

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

Objective

The objective is to install Jenkins on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Jenkins 2.89.4 or higher

Requirements

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

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to Install PostgreSQL server or client on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - PostgreSQL Server 10

Requirements

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

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to install DEB file on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. Files with deb extentions are simply Debian packages.

Since Ubuntu is also in its core using Debian Package management to install or uninstall software it is a relatively easy task to install DEB file on Ubuntu.

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

Objective

The objective of this article is to install NPM on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. NPM is the package manager for JavaScript.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - 3.5.2 or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

Use Wine to run the Battle.net app.

Distributions

This guide is intended for Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

A working install of Ubuntu 18.04 with root privileges. The latest graphics drivers for your system couldn't hurt either.

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

Blizzard's games are wildly popular, and most of them work very well in Wine on Linux. Sure, they're not officially supported, but that doesn't mean that it's hard to get them running on Ubuntu.

Before you get started, make sure that you have the latest graphics drivers for your system installed. Playing games would be kind of hard without them.

Objective

Python version 3 is now the default python interpreter on Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop or Server release. However, if you need to install the older Python 2 version you can do that with a single apt command.

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

Objective

The objective is to Install OpenCV on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux and provide a simple OpenCV example

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - OpenCV 3.2 or higher

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

This article will explain how to create a sudo user on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux. First, we will look at creation of new sudo user using command line and later we will create a sudo user from Ubuntu's graphical interface.

The sudo user can execute any command with administrative privileges, hence execute commands as root.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Sudo version 1.8.21p2 or higher

Requirements

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

Conventions

Objective

Learning about systemd emergency and rescue targets and how to boot the system into them

Requirements

  • No special requirements

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

Systemd has nowadays become the de facto standard init system for all the major Linux distributions.

Superseding SysV and upstart, it also replaced the classical way of defining system runlevels, using system targets, a special type of unit.

In this tutorial we will see how to boot an Ubuntu 18.04 system into the emergency and rescue systemd targets, and what kind of environment they provide to the users.

Objective

The objective is to install Tomcat 8 server on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Tomcat 8.5.21

Requirements

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

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

The below guide will provide you with information on how to enable ssh on Ubuntu 18.04 Linux. SSH stands for secure shell which allows encrypted remote login connections between client and server over insecure network.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - OpenSSH 7.5 or higher

Requirements

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

Conventions

Objective

To following article will explain how to download, install and use Tor Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux.

The aim for Tor Browser is to protect your online privacy, hence from this reason make sure that your Tor downloaded has not been tempered with by properly verifying Tor Browser's signing signatures otherwise Tor Browser have an absolutely opposite effect for you.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
  • Software: - Tor Browser 7.5 or higher

Requirements

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

Conventions

Objective

The purpose of this article is to explain how to add user on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. The guide will provide instructions on how to add user on Ubuntu using graphical user interface, and, also how to create user using a command line.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

Requirements

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

Conventions

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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