Short tutorials for installing a LAMP server (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and other Linux articles for Samba, FTP and many others

How to Add a User to Sudoers Group in Ubuntu

Allowing the root user to login is a huge security risk so you should never do that. Instead, you can allow as many users as you need to have root access by adding them to the Sudoers group. This very short tutorial will show how to do that.

How to install Oracle Database 19c on Rocky Linux 8

This tutorial provides all the steps required to install Oracle Database 19c on Rocky Linux 8 (or Oracle Linux 8) including scripts to start the server automatically, create tnsnames.ora and listener.ora, create a user and connect to the server from SQL Developer.

How to Install Pure-FTPd on Ubuntu

Pure-FTPd is a free FTP Server with a strong focus on software security. This short tutorial shows how to install Pure-FTPd on Ubuntu 20.04, configure the firewall to allow FTP access and guide you to configure users.

Create a Self Signed Certificate with OpenSSL

Learn how to create a free self signed SSL certificate using OpenSSL and add it to your private Apache or nginx test server. Start testing with https instead of http, just like any website should work today.

How to Synchronize Remote / Local Using LFTP

LFTP is a command-line program client for several file transfer protocols (FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.) The article shows example scripts to sync files from Remote to Local and from Local to Remote using LFTP

How to Minify CSS and JS in Linux

Minification is the process of removing all unnecessary characters from the source code of interpreted programming languages or markup languages without changing the functionality. The reason to minify a file is to make its size smaller so the transmission over the Internet is faster. Let's see how YUI Compressor and Minify perform.