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How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu 18.04

LDAP is the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, which allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. LDAP is used over an IP network to manage and access a distributed directory service. The primary purpose of LDAP is to provide a set of records in a hierarchical...
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How to Install and Configure GitLab on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

GitLab is an open source GIT repository manager based on Rails and developed by GitLab Inc. It is a web-based GIT repository manager that allows your team to work on code, perform feature requests, track bugs, and test and implement applications. GitLab provides features such as a wiki, issue...
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Beginner's Guide: How To Install Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Two surprising things happened this year in my personal tech life. Dell's XPS 13 laptop became my daily driver, finally pulling me away from Apple's MacBook Pro. Then I ditched Windows 10 in favor of Ubuntu. Now I've gone down the Linux rabbit hole and become fascinated with the wealth of open...
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Netplan is a command line utility for the configuration of networking on certain Linux distributions; Jack shows how to use it.

How to Use the Netplan Network Configuration Tool on Linux

For years Linux admins and users have configured their network interfaces in the same way. For instance, if you’re an Ubuntu user, you could either configure the network connection via the desktop GUI or from within the /etc/network/interfaces file. The configuration was incredibly easy and never...
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How To Install Prometheus on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Prometheus is a free and open source software ecosystem that allows us to collect metrics from our applications and stores them in a database, especially a time-series based DB. It is a very powerful monitoring system suitable for dynamic environments. Prometheus is written in Go and use query...
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​Opera is Available in a Snap on Linux

Opera is far from the most popular web browser, but it has its loyal fans. Now, if those fans also happen to be Linux desktop users, Canonical, Ubuntu Linux's parent company, and Opera SA have made it easier than ever to install it on almost any Linux distribution. They've done this by packing...
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Ubuntu Linux 18.04.1 LTS Bionic Beaver Available for Download

Ubuntu is one of the most popular desktop Linux-based operating systems in the world, and rightfully so. It's stable, fast, and offers a very polished user experience. Ubuntu has gotten even better recently too, since Canonical -- the company that develops the distribution -- switched to GNOME from...
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How to Easily Purge Unwanted Repositories in Linux

After a year of so of working with Ubuntu Linux (or derivative such as Elementary OS), I almost always find myself with a number of repositories from software I may have installed and removed or never really needed in the first place. That means /etc/apt/sources.d can get pretty crowded and the apt...
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How to Build NGINX from Source on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will build NGINX with all available modules in open source version of NGINX and we will use mainline version which is at 1.15.0 at the time of this writing. NGINX (pronounced "engine x") is an open source web server software designed with high concurrency in mind, that can be...
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Jack Wallen shows how to install and use Flatpak, which can be used to manage software on most Linux distributions.

How to Install and Use Flatpak on Linux

The landscape of applications is quickly changing. Many platforms are migrating to containerized applications… and with good cause. An application wrapped in a bundled container is easier to install, includes all the necessary dependencies, doesn’t directly affect the hosting platform libraries,...
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