Tutorials: Ubuntu

How to Install Drupal on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Drupal on an Ubuntu 18.04 computer. As of writing this article, the latest version of Drupal is 8.7.7. 1. Update your Ubuntu computer. $ sudo apt update 2. Install the LAMP stack. Refer to the tutorial How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on Ubuntu 18.04. 3. Create a database and a database user for Drupal – and grant user… Read more

How to Install Joomla on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Joomla on a Ubuntu 18.04 computer. As of writing this article, the latest version of Joomla is 3.9.11. 1. Update your Ubuntu system. $ sudo apt update 2. Install the LAMP stack. Refer to the tutorial How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on Ubuntu 18.04. 3. Go to the Joomla website download page and copy the URL for Joomla’s… Read more

How to Install Nemo File Manager on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial will show you how to install Nemo File Manager also known as Nautilus file manager on an Ubuntu 18.04 computer. 1. Update your Ubuntu packages and repositories $ sudo apt-get update 2. Add the official PPA repository for Nemo $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/nemo 3. Install Nemo $ sudo apt-get install nemo 4. Put Nemo on the Ubuntu Dock Click on Show Applications (the square of dots on the… Read more

How to Install Inkscape on Ubuntu 18.04

Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor that is used to create or edit charts, diagrams, logos, and other illustrations. It is a good alternative to Adobe Illustrator. You can install Inkscape on your Ubuntu computer by following the three steps below. 1. Add the Inkscape PPA to your system $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable 2. Update your repository $ sudo apt-get update 3. Install Inkscape $ sudo apt-get install inkscape

Importing Large SQL File into MySQL Database in Ubuntu 18.04

You were importing a large SQL file into a MySQL database and you encountered this error: You probably tried to upload a file that is too large. Please refer to documentation for a workaround for this limit. Fret not. Here is the list of steps to accomplish the task: 1. Open the file php.ini in the directory /etc/php/7.2/apache2. $ sudo gedit /etc/php/7.2/apache2/php.ini 2. Look for the following lines and change… Read more

How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on Ubuntu 18.04

The LAMP stack is a group of four open-source software used in building dynamic websites and web applications. The acronym stands for the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, the MySQL database, and the PHP programming language. In this tutorial, we will install LAMP on an Ubuntu 18.04 computer. 1. Update and upgrade your Ubuntu system $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt upgrade 2. Install Apache and confirm… Read more

Solved: WordPress Permalinks Not Working in Ubuntu 18.04

1. Open the Ubuntu Terminal and enter the code below: $ sudo gedit /etc/apache2/apache2.conf 2. A text editor will pop up. Look for the following lines of code: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Require all granted </Directory> 3. Change the None in AllowOverride None to All: <Directory /var/www/> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Require all granted </Directory> 4. Save the file and close it. 5. Go back to… Read more

How to Install WordPress on Ubuntu 18.04 Step By Step

The use of Content Management System (CMS) has drastically changed the way content is published on the internet and allowed for the mushrooming of a lot of websites. Websites built with WordPress (a CMS) account for the majority of websites online that run using CMS. Because the history of WordPress is rooted on blogging, it makes content publishing relatively easy and straightforward. By installing WordPress with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL,… Read more

How to Move the Ubuntu Dock to the Bottom or Right in Ubuntu 18.04

The Ubuntu Dock is the bar on your Ubuntu desktop that has the shortcut icons for the software installed on your computer. By default, it is on the left of your screen, but you can move it to the bottom or to the right. Here are the steps: 1. Click on the icon that looks like an arrow pointing down at the top-right corner of your Ubuntu computer. 2. A… Read more

How to Create a Shortcut File Launcher in Ubuntu 18.04

(Editor’s Note: We are not responsible over any form of content available on other websites. Download their content or software at your own risk.) Oftentimes you want to install some specific software on your Ubuntu machine but the software creator only provides a compressed file (e.g. .zip, .txz, .tar.gz, etc.) and not an installable file. What some Ubuntu users do in this situation is copy the compressed file into a… Read more