Posts by Xiao Guo An (Admin)

yaourt

How To Use Yaourt to Install AUR Packages on Arch Linux

AUR, which stands for Arch User Repository, is one of the best features of Arch Linux because it contains a…

build your own secure email server with postfix

Build Your Own Email Server on Ubuntu: Basic Postfix Setup

Why build your own email server? Have you heard that Hillary Clinton uses her private email server? Hillary used it…

change hostname

3 Methods To Change the Hostname of Your Linux Machine

This tutorial explains 3 methods to change the hostname of your Linux machine. Check the current hostname You can use…

Install Arch Linux in Virtualbox with UEFI Firmware

Install Arch Linux in Virtualbox with UEFI Firmware in 2019

Hello and welcome. Arch Linux is one of my favourite Linux distros. It’s a rolling release, which means there’s no…

MariaDB Master-Slave Replication

How to Set up MariaDB Master-Slave Replication on Debian 8

In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up a simple MariaDB master-slave replication. By simple I mean…

How To Compile PHP7 From Source on Raspbian Jessie

How To Compile PHP7 From Source on Raspbian Jessie

This tutorial explains how to compile PHP7 from source and installing it to Raspbian Jessie OS. I’m using the low…

compile mariadb from source on Raspbian Jessie

How to Compile MariaDB From Source on Raspbian Jessie

This tutorial explains how to compile MariaDB from source on Raspbian Jessie and how to use Systemd to manage MariaDB…

compile Nginx from source

How To Compile Nginx From Source and Install on Raspbian Jessie

In this tutorial we are going to look at how to compile Nginx mainline version (1.9.12 at the time of…

Install LEMP Stack on OpenSUE Leap

Install LEMP stack (Nginx, MariaDB, PHP) on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install the LEMP stack (Nginx, MariaDB and PHP) on OpenSUSE…

Install PhpStorm on Ubuntu

An IDE For PHP: Install PhpStorm on Ubuntu 16.04, 17.04

For those of you who don’t know, PhpStorm is a cool, lightning-smart IDE for PHP developers. It’s a commercial and cross-platform…

Install Oracle Java 8 on Debian Jessie and Raspbian Jessie Via PPA

In a previous tutorial, I showed you how to install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS…

Install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS

In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu based Linux distributions, including  Ubuntu…

install mariadb

Install MariaDB 10.1 on Ubuntu14.04 and 16.04

I always like to install software packages from official repository (if there’s one) rather than from my Linux distribution repository.…

shadowsocks-libev

Install Shadowsocks-libev on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 Server

In a previous tutorial, I showed you how to install the python version of shadowsocks on Debian, Ubuntu and CentOS…

Install MariaDB 10.1 on Debian 8

How to Install MariaDB 10.1 on Debian 8

MariaDB 10.1 is the latest stable release and some interesting new features it implemented are as follows: built-in galera cluster…

port knocking

Secure SSH Service Using Port Knocking on Debian and Ubuntu

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to use port knocking to secure SSH service on Debian and…

Install Spotify Stable on Ubuntu

Install the Stable Version of Spotify on Debian, Ubuntu, Elementary OS

Spotify music player client for Linux 1.x is now stable. So this tutorial will show you how to install it…

Ubuntu startup applications

How to Show Hidden Ubuntu Startup Applications

Today, I’m going to explain how to show the hidden Ubuntu startup applications. First, enter startup in the Dash and…

UEFI

Explaining UEFI Firmware for Linux Users

Today let’s take a loot at the firmware of our computer. Specifically, we will focus on BIOS and UEFI. UEFI…

zypper

Introduction to Zypper Package manager For OpenSUSE and SLE

Zypper is the command line package manager on openSUSE and SLE. It’s also a repository manager, having the capability of…