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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...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Development Python Quickstart Ubuntu 18.04
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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 s...
    By Kathleen Juell Apache Quickstart Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Install Git on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    This tutorial will walk you through installing and configuring Git on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. Version control systems help you share and collaborate on software development projects. Git is one of the most popular ver...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Git Open Source Quickstart Ubuntu 18.04
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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...
    By Mark Drake PostgreSQL Databases Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart
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    How To Install R on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    R is an open-source programming language that specializes in statistical computing and graphics. In this tutorial, we will install R on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.
    By Lisa Tagliaferri R Quickstart Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Install Python 3 and Set Up a Programming Environment on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    Python is a flexible and versatile programming language, with strengths in scripting, automation, data analysis, machine learning, and back-end development. This quickstart tutorial will walk you through installing P...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Python Development Quickstart Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    This guide will show you how to create a new user with sudo access on Ubuntu 18.04, without having to modify your server's /etc/sudoers file.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics Quickstart Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Install Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in the world and is responsible for hosting some of the largest and highest-traffic sites on the internet. In this guide, we'll explain how to install Nginx on your Ubuntu ...
    By Kathleen Juell Nginx Quickstart Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    This tutorial will guide you through setting up multiple domains and websites using Apache virtual hosts on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. During this process, you’ll learn how to serve different content to different visitor...
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Ubuntu 18.04 Apache Quickstart
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    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

    The sudo command provides system administrations with a way to grant administrator privileges — ordinarily only available to the root user — to normal users. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a new user wi...
    By Lyn Muldrow Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart
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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.
    By Erika Heidi PHP Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart
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    How To Set Up Timezone and NTP Synchronization on Ubuntu 14.04 [Quickstart]

    Setting your server's clock and timezone properly is essential in ensuring the healthy operation of distributed systems and maintaining accurate log timestamps. This tutorial will show you how to configure NTP time sy...
    By Mitchell Anicas Linux Basics Quickstart Ubuntu
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    How To Install Python 3 and Set Up a Programming Environment on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

    This tutorial will walk you through installing Python and setting up a programming environment on an Ubuntu 20.04 server quickly.
    By Lisa Tagliaferri Python Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart Development
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    How to Install and Secure the Mosquitto MQTT Messaging Broker on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    In this condensed quickstart tutorial we'll install and configure the Mosquitto MQTT messaging server, and use Let's Encrypt SSL certificates to secure our MQTT traffic.
    By Brian Boucheron Messaging Miscellaneous Quickstart Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Install LAMP on Ubuntu 14.04 [Quickstart]

    The LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is a group of open source software that is typically installed together to enable a server to host dynamic PHP websites and web apps. This guide includes the steps to set up ...
    By Mitchell Anicas LAMP Stack Quickstart Ubuntu
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    How To Build a Node.js Application with Docker [Quickstart]

    Interested in Node.js but not sure where to start with Docker? This tutorial will walk you through the first step: building an image for a Node.js application and creating a container from it. We will also walk you th...
    By Kathleen Juell Node.js Docker Applications Quickstart
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    How to Install and Configure VNC on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

    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. In this quickstart tutorial, you'll set up ...
    By Mark Drake Applications Miscellaneous Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart
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    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on CentOS 8 [Quickstart]

    This guide will show you how to create a new user with sudo access on CentOS 8, without having to modify your server's /etc/sudoers file.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics CentOS CentOS 8 Quickstart
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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...
    By Mark Drake MySQL Databases Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 Quickstart
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    How To Install Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP stack) on Ubuntu 20.04 [Quickstart]

    In this quickstart guide, we’ll install a LEMP stack (Nginx, MySQL and PHP-FPM) on an Ubuntu 20.04 server.
    By Erika Heidi LEMP PHP Ubuntu 20.04 Ubuntu Nginx Quickstart