How To Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 14.04

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 can safely use it to …

How To Install WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction At this time, WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) on the internet. It allows you to easily set up flexible blogs and websites on top of a MySQL backend with PHP processing. WordPress has seen incredible adoption and is a great choice for getting a website up and running quickly. In this guide, we’ll focus on …

How to install VSFTPD in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

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 VMware Tools for Ubuntu

To install VMware Tools, you must mount the VMware Tools CD image, extract the contents (VMware Tools), and then run the installer. Note: If VMware Tools is already installed, these steps uninstall and then reinstall VMware Tools. When the product updates, the VMware Tools package is also updated, so an update of the installed version of VMware Tools is required. …

How to Install Kickstart for Ubuntu

  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

Getting this error when trying to run system-config-kickstart package [email protected]:~$ system-config-kickstart (system-config-kickstart.py:23531): libglade-WARNING **: Could not load support for `gnome’: libgnome.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/system-config-kickstart.py”, line 92, in kickstartGui.kickstartGui(file) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/kickstartGui.py”, line 131, in __init__ self.X_class = xconfig.xconfig(xml, self.kickstartData) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/xconfig.py”, line 80, in __init__ self.fill_driver_list() File …

Error Code 800706F7 | 80070490 – Windows Update

There are hundreds of posts at the moment regarding this error which seems to have been caused by a certain Windows update. My father in-law has asked me to look at his pc as it wasn’t downloading & Installing Windows Updates since October. No matter what I did to download and install it it would fail with an Error Code 800706F7. …

Linux Refresher

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 begin with this website. Starting …