In this guide, you will learn how to create a shell script that will backup all of your websites hosted on Ubuntu 16.04. You will also learn how to setup a scheduled task to run the backup script daily.
CD and DVD-ROM drives are getting less popular these days and it’s becoming more common to install an operating system from a USB Flash Drive instead. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Bootable Ubuntu USB Flash Drive in a few easy steps.
When you first install Ubuntu Desktop you will not be able to SSH onto the machine from another host because you need to install the OpenSSH server. This short post will show you how.
Apache Virtual Hosts allow you to host more than one website on a single server or machine. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Virtual Host on Ubuntu 16.04.
Most WordPress websites are hosted on a Linux server and yet a lot of developers will use a Windows machine and a program like WAMP to develop their sites. In my opinion, it’s better to use a Linux machine so that your development environment closely matches the production server.
Note: If you don’t want to use Linux as your desktop machine, you can use a virtualisation program like VMware so that you can run Linux inside a virtual machine.
In this tutorial, we will assume you are using Ubuntu 16.04 as your workstation (either physical or as a virtual machine). You will learn how to install Apache, MySQL, PHP and Postfix and then configure a test WordPress site.