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    How To Read and Set Environmental and Shell Variables on a Linux VPS

    In Linux systems, environmental and shell variables are used to determine operating conditions for the shell. They can be passed down to child processes and can be used to set options and make certain information ava...
    By Justin Ellingwood Linux Basics Miscellaneous
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 18.04

    In this guide, you'll set up a VNC server on an Ubuntu 18.04 server and connect to it securely through an SSH tunnel.
    By finid, Brian Hogan Miscellaneous Applications Ubuntu 18.04
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 16.04

    In this guide, we will be setting up VNC on a Ubuntu 16.04 server and connecting to it securely through an SSH tunnel. The VNC server we will be using is TightVNC, a fast and lightweight remote control package. This c...
    By finid Miscellaneous Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 14.04

    VNC is a connection system that allows you to manage your Ubuntu server with a graphical desktop environment. With VNC, you can use your keyboard and mouse to interact with a graphical display of your remote server, m...
    By Josh Barnett Miscellaneous Ubuntu
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    How To Set Up a Minecraft Server on Linux

    This tutorial covers setting up a minecraft server on linux. In order to ensure exiting out of the droplet does not impact your server, this tutorial also provides instructions on how to go through the installation an...
    By Etel Sverdlov Miscellaneous CentOS
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    How to Install and Secure the Mosquitto MQTT Messaging Broker on Ubuntu 16.04

    MQTT is a machine-to-machine messaging protocol, designed to provide lightweight publish/subscribe communication to "Internet of Things" devices. Mosquitto is a popular MQTT server (or broker, in MQTT parlance) that h...
    By Brian Boucheron Miscellaneous Let's Encrypt Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
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    How To Set Up a Jupyter Notebook to Run IPython on Ubuntu 16.04

    IPython is an interactive command-line interface to Python. Jupyter Notebook offers an interactive web interface to many languages, including IPython. This article will walk you through setting up a server to run Jupy...
    By Andrew Andrade Python Miscellaneous Ubuntu 16.04
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    How To Enable SFTP Without Shell Access on Ubuntu 16.04

    SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol. As its name suggests, it's a secure way of transferring files to a server using an encrypted SSH connection. In a standard configuration, the SSH server grants file transfer...
    By Mateusz Papiernik Miscellaneous Ubuntu 16.04
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    How To Install WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on Ubuntu 18.04

    This guide goes over the process of installing and setting up a WordPress instance on Ubuntu 18.04 using the OpenLiteSpeed web server. Because both WordPress and OpenLiteSpeed can be administered through a web browser...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Mark Drake WordPress Ubuntu 18.04 Miscellaneous Control Panels Ubuntu
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Debian 9

    Virtual Network Computing, or VNC, is a connection system that allows you to use your keyboard and mouse to interact with a graphical desktop environment on a remote server. It makes managing files, software, and sett...
    By finid, Brian Hogan Miscellaneous Applications Debian 9
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    How To Setup VNC For Ubuntu 12

    VNC will allow you to connect to your server remotely, as well as be able to use your keyboard, mouse, and monitor to interface with that server. Get it setup on your Ubuntu 12 cloud server.
    By Bulat Khamitov Miscellaneous Ubuntu
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    What's New in Ubuntu 16.04

    The Ubuntu operating system's most recent Long Term Support version, version 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), was released on April 21, 2016. This guide is intended as a brief overview of new features and significant changes to...
    By Brennen Bearnes Linux Basics Miscellaneous Conceptual Ubuntu 16.04
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    How To Build Go Executables for Multiple Platforms on Ubuntu 16.04

    The Go programming language comes with a rich toolchain that makes obtaining packages and building executables incredibly easy. One of Go's most powerful features is the ability to cross-build executables for any Go-s...
    By Marko Mudrinić Applications Miscellaneous Open Source Linux Commands
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    How To Set Up Jenkins for Continuous Development Integration on CentOS 7

    Merging code. Coordinating releases. Determining build status. Maintaining updates. If you know the frustration of these processes well enough that the words themselves threaten a headache, you might want to look into...
    By Martin Berlove Miscellaneous CentOS
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    Top 10 Linux Easter Eggs

    Linux can be hard work. This article was made to show the other side of Linux, where things don't have to be so serious all of the time. Many of the people who contribute to open source projects have a great sense o...
    By Justin Ellingwood Miscellaneous Ubuntu CentOS Fedora Debian
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    How to Build Android ROMs on Ubuntu 16.04

    Android is the most popular operating system in the world today. Hundreds of different original equipment manufacturers, or OEM, choose to install it on their devices because it is free, open-source, and has a large e...
    By Hathy A Open Source Miscellaneous Ubuntu 16.04
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Debian 10

    Virtual Network Computing, or VNC, is a connection system that allows you to use your keyboard and mouse to interact with a graphical desktop environment on a remote server. It makes managing files, software, and sett...
    By finid, Brian Hogan Miscellaneous Applications
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    How to Deploy Python WSGI Applications Using uWSGI Web Server with Nginx

    In this DigitalOcean article, we aim to discuss uWSGI in depth and go over the necessary steps for not just installing the server, but actually deploying Python applications based on various frameworks, covering every...
    By O.S. Tezer Python Miscellaneous Nginx CentOS
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    Common Python Tools: Using virtualenv, Installing with Pip, and Managing Packages

    In this DigitalOcean article, we aim to fill you in on not only the basics, but also the logic behind popular Python tools and items as we dive into using them in real life scenarios. We will begin with downloading an...
    By O.S Tezer Python Miscellaneous CentOS
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    How to Configure NTP for Use in the NTP Pool Project on Ubuntu 16.04

    Accurate time keeping is critical for almost any service or software. Emails, loggers, event systems and schedulers, user authentication mechanisms, and services running on distributed platforms all need accurate time...
    By Daniel Ziegenberg Miscellaneous Networking Linux Commands Ubuntu 16.04