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      How To Create A New Sudo Enabled User on Ubuntu 22.04 [Quickstart]

      Introduction When managing a server, you’ll sometimes want to allow users to execute commands as “root,” the administrator-level user. The sudo command provides system administrators with a way to grant administrator ...
      22 days agoBy Lyn Muldrow, Jamon CamissoQuickstartUbuntuUbuntu 22.04
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      How To Install Composer on Ubuntu 22.04 [Quickstart]

      In this quickstart guide, you’ll install Composer on an Ubuntu 22.04 server.
      22 days agoBy Erika Heidi, Jamon CamissoUbuntuInteractivePHPQuickstartUbuntu 22.04
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      How To Install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 22.04 [Quickstart]

      PostgreSQL, or Postgres, is a relational database management system that provides an implementation of the SQL querying language. This quickstart guide demonstrates how to install Postgres on an Ubuntu 22.04 server. I...
      22 days agoBy Alex GarnettDatabasesPostgreSQLQuickstartUbuntuUbuntu 22.04Interactive
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      How To Install the Apache Web Server on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

      The Apache HTTP server is the most widely-used web server in the world. It provides many powerful features, including dynamically loadable modules, robust media support, and extensive integration with other popular so...
      2 months agoBy Kathleen JuellApacheQuickstartUbuntuUbuntu 18.04
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      How To Install Composer on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

      In this quickstart guide, we’ll install Composer on an Ubuntu 20.04 server.
      2 months agoBy Erika HeidiInteractivePHPUbuntuUbuntu 20.04Quickstart
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      How To Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

      MariaDB is an open-source database management system, commonly used as an alternative for the MySQL portion of the popular LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) stack. It is intended to be a drop-in replacement...
      2 months agoBy Mark DrakeInteractiveMariaDBDatabasesUbuntuUbuntu 20.04Quickstart
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      How To Install MySQL on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

      MySQL is an open-source database management system, commonly installed as part of the popular LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python/Perl) stack. It implements the relational model and uses SQL (Structured Query Langu...
      2 months agoBy Mark DrakeInteractiveMySQLDatabasesUbuntuUbuntu 20.04Quickstart
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      How To Install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

      PostgreSQL, or Postgres, is a relational database management system that provides an implementation of the SQL querying language. This quickstart guide demonstrates how to install Postgres on an Ubuntu 20.04 server. I...
      2 months agoBy Mark DrakeInteractivePostgreSQLDatabasesUbuntuUbuntu 20.04Quickstart
    • Question

      Access Mosquitto MQTT via Nginx

      I did a droplet with Nginx, Node-red, and Mosquitto because I want to send MQTT message from a RaspberryPi to the droplet. I adjusted the Nginx based on this page: https://iotassistant.io/home-assistant/install-mqtt-w...
      No answers yet4 months agoBy galgoczibalintUbuntuMiscellaneousMessagingQuickstartUbuntu 18.04NginxDigitalOcean Droplets
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      SSDP communication not working between VMs

      Just trying to make an app which can discover other instances of itself over the network. Was trying to run ssdpy python package quick start example . I run the following command in one machine: $ ssdpy-server my-spec...
      1 answer4 months agoBy deostrollPythonNetworkingQuickstartDigitalOcean Droplets
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      Repo Owner says PR is complete, Hacktober Site isn't recognising it as Complete, I risk losing the credit .... HELP

      Repo Owner says PR is complete, Hacktober Site isn’t recognising it as Complete, I risk losing the credit … HELP https://github.com/TheRenegadeCoder/sample-programs/pull/2525 Hacktober Site is not recognising this as ...
      1 answer6 months agoBy smjalageriGitQuickstart
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      How To Install Anaconda on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

      This tutorial will guide you through installing Anaconda on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. Designed for data science and machine learning workflows, Anaconda is an open-source package manager, environment manager, and distri...
      8 months agoBy Lisa TagliaferriDevelopmentPythonQuickstartUbuntu 18.04
    • Question

      Domain not redirecting

      I have a site goodtoyielding.com on ubunutu. www version not redirecting to https://. Can anyone help.
      1 answer1 year agoBy domainer111ApacheQuickstartUbuntu 18.04
    • Question

      Comment arriver a se connecter a postgre@server?

      salut, j’ai vraiment besoin d’aide. J’utilise Ubuntu server 20.04 et j’aimerais arriver a basculer a Postgre@server mais comment y arriver? Je me connecte a quel serveur? je comprend vraiment pas le truc! Merci d’écla...
      1 answer1 year agoBy leskalpelUbuntuPostgreSQLQuickstartDatabasesUbuntu 20.04
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      How to assign a password to root after instantiating a VPS with the SSH authentication option

      After instantiating an Ubuntu VPS droplet, I found myself needing to terminate and start over because I could not get back to being root after su’ing to another user account. Then I realized I never assigned a passwor...
      1 answer1 year agoBy jk3505Linux BasicsUbuntuQuickstart
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      Why does one need to usermod to www-data

      In many tutorials around the DO knowledge base you get a suggestion to first do sudo usermod -aG www-data $USER and then do sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/ In one of my older droplets all I did was simply su...
      1 answer1 year agoBy louigiveronaDigitalOcean DropletsServer OptimizationQuickstart
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      How do I point the static site component at a subdirectory within the repo (/dist)?

      Our repo has the built html in the /dist directory - how can I get the deploy to point to it instead of the root directoy?
      1 answer2 years agoBy billyfQuickstartDigitalOcean App Platform
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      Is there a way to remove the need to add ".html" file in the static site?

      With static sites, it is very common to add files in “.html” format and need to add that in the url (like in the demo code of https://html.sammy-codes.com/about.html ). However, is there a way to have functional urls ...
      1 answer2 years agoBy webmasterDolphinQuickstartDigitalOcean App Platform
    • Question

      Conda blockuo my computer

      I’m installing conda and create a environment but when I activate “conda activate my-env” less or more five minutes my pc freezes, do you have any idea whats happening
      1 answer2 years agoBy lizethcabralesPythonQuickstartDevelopmentUbuntu 18.04
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      How to setup CNAME to redirect static app platform

      Hello, I have a Google Domain and it is already being redirected to Digital Ocean servers (ns1, ns2 and ns3).My static portfolio was running in apache in a CentOS droplet, let’s use the domain https://mywebsite.com . ...
      Accepted Answer: Hello there, If your domain nameserver record is pointing to DigitalOcean nameserver then you have to update the CNAME record in DigitalOcean cloud panel. you can follow below documentation link to add the CNAME recor...
      2 answers2 years agoBy GabrielQuickstartDigitalOcean App PlatformDNSNetworking