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Tutorial: How to install Linux Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Long Term Support)

Despite its uses, Linux operating system is not as well known as Microsoft’s Windows or Apple’s Mac OSX systems. However, Linux is prevalent in Android phones, smart TVs, the internet of things, and a vast majority of the internet’s server infrastructure. There was even a short period of time where Linux was found on netbooks. […]

Tutorial: How to Install Easy!Appointments on Ubuntu 14.04

Easy!Appointments is a FREE and open source online appointment booking and management system. It allows clients of businesses such as hair stylists, spas, and tutors to view and book appointments from available time slots. Easy!Appointments can manage customers, services and staff and can be implemented on a pre-existing website. Learn how to install Easy!Appointments on […]

Tutorial: How to Install Wallabag on Ubuntu 14.04

Wallabag is a free and open source webpage saving application used to store webpages for future reading or referencing. Wallabag saves the text and images from a webpage and reconstructs the page within the application for an easy to read interface. It even predicts how long it will take to read the article! Read on […]

Tutorial: How to Install Kodi 15 Media Center on Ubuntu 14.04

Kodi is a free and open source alternative to standard media centers such as Windows Media Center or iTunes. With mobile apps to view media and act as a remote control, there are several tools that enhance the Kodi experience. In addition, dozens of plugins add features such as pvr functionality and online streaming. Learn […]

Tutorial: How to Install LibrePlan Project Management on Ubuntu 14.04

LibrePlan is an opensource project management web application that provides small to medium sized businesses (or even families) tools to manage projects from planning to closure. It provides times, gantt charts, reports, resource management and much more. Learn how to install LibrePlan on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop server.

Tutorial: How to Install phpBB 3 on Ubuntu 14.04

phpBB is an online bulletin board web application. Often used as a community web forum, online bulletin boards promote online collaboration and discussion between groups with similar interests. Read on to learn how to install a self-hosted bulletin board on an Ubuntu 14.04. Video Tutorial Written Tutorial Prerequisites This tutorial assumes the following setup: A […]

Creating a Home Server Part 6: How to Install WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04

WordPress is the most popular website builder on the internet. It has thousands of plugins and themes that allows making dynamic and professional websites simpler. Many functions do not need any familiarity with HTML, CSS, or Javascript to produces these sites. Find out how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu computer.

Creating a Home Server Part 5: How to Install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04

As we continue with our Home Server series, ownCloud allows the storage of files on our server, but does not have the added benefit of playing media effectively. Plex Media Server provides video, music, and picture playback on any desktop or mobile device. In addition, it is available on XBox, Playstation, Roku, Chromecast and AppleTV. Find […]