Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

Manage Linux Containers with Docker on Ubuntu

This guide explains how to install Docker and manage virtual machines effectively. Docker is a Open Source Linux virtualistaion platform for developers and system administrators to build, deploy, and execute distributed applications easily. Docker consists of the Docker Engine, a light runtime and virtualisation layer, tools to package and version virtual machines similar to a sourcecode repository and Docker Hub, a service in the cloud to share applications and automate workflow. Docker allows applications quickly assembled from components and eliminates friction between development environments, quality control and production.

Thunderbird Email Encryption with GnuPG2

Thunderbird Email Encryption with GnuPG2

This tutorial describes the configuration of Thunderbird and GnuPG2 to send and receive encrypted email.

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 14.04 

This guide explains the installation and configuration of a VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 server. I use a server here to show you a ay to have a remote desktop on a root server in a datacenter. The same steps will work for Ubuntu desktops as well.VNC is a very convinient way of administrating the Ubuntu 14.04 desktops remotely. The GUI can be accessed from anywhere over the internet or local network with a VNC client on any OS. The only requirement is that the connecting OS has a VNC-client installed on it.

Linux Basics: How to Add and Delete Shell Users on Ubuntu

Linux Basics: How to Add and Delete Shell Users on Ubuntu Linux

Adding and removing shell users on a fresh Linux server remain amongst the most fundamental tasks every Linux user/system administrator must know. As a matter of fact, when a user creates a new server, they are simply given the default root account to begin with.

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 14.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Xubuntu uses the lightweight XFCE desktop environment.

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

This guide explains how to configure samba server in Ubuntu 14.04 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA

In this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against attackers and misuse. Nevertheless this can be done for the customers in the very same way.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 14.04LTS (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on anUbuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox   

In this tutorial I will introduce some tips & tricks while using the phpvirtualbox. These tricks make phpvirtualbox functionality better & much more fruitful.
I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 13.1

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 13.1 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd’s spawn-fcgi.

Howto run privacyIDEA with Apache2 and MySQL On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

We use the latest 1.0dev0of privacyIDEA. It is available via the python package index or via github.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 14.04 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd’s spawn-fcgi.

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox in headless servers (like in the tutorial VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.3 On A Headless Ubuntu 14.04 Server). This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 14.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.3 On A Headless Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.3 on a headless Ubuntu 14.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there’s no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support (LEMP) On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 14.04 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced “engine x”) + MySQL + PHP) .

Implementing SSL Perfect Forward Secrecy in NGINX Web-Server

This HOW-TO describes the process of implementing Perfect Forward Secrecy with the NGINX web-server on Debian and Ubuntu systems. The process can readily be adapted to other GNU/Linux systems.

The Perfect Server – Ubuntu 14.04 (nginx, BIND, MySQL, PHP, Postfix, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) server (with nginx, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers nginx (instead of Apache), BIND (instead of MyDNS), and Dovecot (instead of Courier).

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 14.04LTS)

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I’ll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses.

The Perfect Desktop – Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

The Perfect Desktop – Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.