Category: Ubuntu

Automatically enable HTTPS on your website with EFF’s Certbot, deploying Let’s Encrypt certificates

https://certbot.eff.org/#ubuntuxenial-apache

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Ubuntu – renew DHCP lease from a terminal

sudo dhclient -r; sudo dhclient

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Check log file for interactive SSH logins

# failed attempt grep sshd.\*Failed /var/log/auth.log | less # successful attempts grep sshd.\*Accepted /var/log/auth.log | less

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Running a Reverse Proxy in Apache

http://www.apachetutor.org/admin/reverseproxies

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How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack on Ubuntu 16.04

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-linux-apache-mysql-php-lamp-stack-on-ubuntu-16-04

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Installing VMware Tools in an Ubuntu virtual machine

https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1022525 or better: https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2073803 sudo apt install open-vm-tools sudo apt install open-vm-tools-desktop

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Ubuntu updates via command line

Update: sudo apt-get update # Fetches the list of available updates sudo apt-get upgrade # Strictly upgrades the current packages sudo apt-get dist-upgrade # Installs updates (new ones) Clean up the system from old packages: sudo apt-get update && sudo

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How To Watch Netflix on Ubuntu The Easy Way

I was trying to find a way to watch Netflix in Ubuntu 14.04 In the past you had to install Wine and Silverlight. Since Google Chrome 37 it should work natively. Still I was getting Error Code: M7063-1913 It turns

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Disable autologin in Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu on a stick the system will let you in without asking for a password. What happens is that the display manager LightDM will auto-login the built-in ubuntu user. While for many people it may seems convenient and

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OpenVPN client in Ubuntu

I wanted to connect to an OpenVPN server from my Ubuntu on a stick. There are different clients but the one I liked was the Linux Network-Manager GUI for OpenVPN. To install it you need to enable the Universe repository

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