Posts by Xiao Guoan (Admin)

Easily Install Nextcloud Server on Ubuntu 16.04 via Snap

As you may already know, Nextcloud is a free and open source fork of the well-known ownCloud project. This tutorial…

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3 Ways to Fix SSH Locale Environment Variable Error

This article is going to show you 3 ways to fix SSH locale environment variable error. What is locale environment…

Install pCloud Drive on Ubuntu – 65% Off on Lifetime Plan

pCloud is a cloud storage provider from Switzerland. It offers 10GB free storage upon registration and also allows you to…

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Install Vivaldi 1.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 via Official APT Repository

The latest stable version of Vivaldi browser was released on June 2, 2016. This tutorial shows how to install Vivaldi…

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Apricity OS Virtual Machine

A reader asked me how to install VirutalBox guest additions in Apricity OS which is an Arch-based Linux distribution. Apricity…

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Super Easy: Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 on a Server

This is a quick tutorial showing how to upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 on a server. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS…

How To Install Spotify on Fedora 23 the Easy Way

Spotify has an official apt repository for Debian/Ubuntu/Linux Mint users. There’s no official rpm package for Fedora users. This tutorial…

Install Drupal 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 With Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7

If you want to know how to install Drupal 8 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7, you have…

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Setup OwnCloud 9 Server with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7 on Arch Linux

A reader asked me how to set up ownCloud personal cloud storage on Arch Linux with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7. Today…

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Install Ubuntu Tweak on Ubuntu 16.04 via GetDeb Repo

The popular Ubuntu Tweak project was officially dead in early May, 2016. ubuntu-tweak.com redirects to the author’s another website. If…

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How to Install FreeFileSync on Ubuntu 18.04, 19.04, 16.04

Dropbox, NextCloud, and syncthing are great tools for syncing files and folders between your computer, tablet and smart phone, but…

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How to Install Dropbox on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10

This tutorial shows 2 ways to install Dropbox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10. The first method uses the…

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How to Fix MariaDB Plugin ‘unix_socket’ is not loaded Error

The Error “Plugin ‘unix_socket’ is not loaded” is commonly seen on Ubuntu 15.04/15.10/16.04 and any derivative distributions such as Linux…

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How to Install Ring Soft phone on Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora

We have done a tutorial about qTox and Telegram before. Both of them claim to respect user’s privacy. This tutorial…

2 Ways to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10

This tutorial is for Linux beginners, showing 2 ways to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus and…

Install MariaDB 10.1.14 on CentOS 7

Install MariaDB 10.1.14 on CentOS 7

This tutorial is going to show you how to install MariaDB 10.1.14 on CentOS 7 server and desktop. MariaDB 10.1.14…

How to Install Nginx, MariaDB and PHP7 (LEMP Stack) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

PHP7 is available from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus so you no longer have to rely on third-party PPA to…

Install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04 via Official Deb Repository

This tutorial shows how to install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop LTS Xenial Xerus. Syncthing is a free continuous file…

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Use SSH Dynamic Port Forwarding to Bypass Great Firewall Of China

Dynamic port forwarding can be used to bypass the great firewall of China or any other firewall or Internet Filtering…

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5 Effective Tips to Harden SSH Server on Ubuntu

In this post I’m going to share 5 tips you can use to secure SSH on a public-facing Ubuntu server.…