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Webmin Install Ubuntu 16.04 Server

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Installing Webmin Unfortunately, the Ubuntu server doesn’t include any form of GUI tool to use for administrative purposes. You can easily install Webmin to make the server admin task far easier. Here’s how. Log in to your Ubuntu server. Issue the command sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webmin.list. Add the following two lines to the file: deb …

Apache Web Administration

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How to find out the Linux release that Apache is installed on? [email protected]:~$ cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=”Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS” NAME=”Ubuntu” VERSION=”14.04.1 LTS, Trusty Tahr” ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME=”Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS” VERSION_ID=”14.04″ HOME_URL=”” SUPPORT_URL=”” BUG_REPORT_URL=”” [email protected]:~$ Apache status command: apachectl status [email protected]:~$ apachectl status Can’t create config directory (/.w3m)!Apache Server Status for localhost (via ::1) …

How To Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 14.04

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Introduction While many users need the functionality of a database management system like MySQL, they may not feel comfortable interacting with the system solely from the MySQL prompt. phpMyAdmin was created so that users can interact with MySQL through a web interface. In this guide, we’ll discuss how to install and secure phpMyAdmin so that you …

How to install VSFTPD in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

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FTP is very important service to have running on a Linux server as it is used to transfer files from one host to another over TCP network. This tutorial will explain how to setup FTP server on ubuntu 14.04 . I’ve chosen VsFTPD in this instance but there are others available.

How to Install Kickstart for Ubuntu

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  Kickstart lets you automate most of an Ubuntu installation, including:  Language selection  Mouse configuration  Keyboard selection  Boot loader installation  Disk partitioning  Network configuration  NIS, LDAP, Kerberos, Hesiod, and Samba authentication  Firewall configuration  Custom package selection  X Window System configuration  [email protected]: sudo apt-get install system-config-kickstart  

Bug: 1236315 system-config-kickstart package

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Getting this error when trying to run system-config-kickstart package [email protected]:~$ system-config-kickstart ( libglade-WARNING **: Could not load support for `gnome’: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/”, line 92, in kickstartGui.kickstartGui(file) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/”, line 131, in __init__ self.X_class = xconfig.xconfig(xml, self.kickstartData) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/”, line …

Linux Refresher

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Recently I’ve realised I’ve lost some of the basic linux skills I’ve learnt when I was administering my leased dedicated servers in the US. Now I realised I should’ve built on that knowledge and could’ve been a Linux Certified Engineer by now. All is not lost, it’s time to pick it up again and we …