Category: Tutorials

How to Install Yarn on Ubuntu 16.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Yarn on an Ubuntu 16.04 Cloud VPS, as well as go over some of the basics with using Yarn.

Yarn is a Javascript package manager, serving as an alternative to NPM. It is an open-source project and was built by a team at Facebook. There are many advantages when using Yarn, such as:

  • Offline Installation
  • Faster download, packages are installed in parallel
  • Support for multiple registries

As you can see, the interesting feature is the offline installation. Once you have installed a package, it will be cached and we can create another project from scratch without being connected to the internet, which in turn will save our bandwidth usage.
Usually, a project requires some dependencies and every time we install them to start a project, the “npm install” command would consume your bandwidth. When using Yarn, the download is done just once. Let’s begin installing Yarn.

How to Install SQLite on Ubuntu 16.04

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In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing SQLite on an Ubuntu 16.04 Cloud VPS, which is fast, easy, and can be done in less than 5 minutes.

SQLite is a software library that provides a relational database management system (RDBMS). It can work as a database engine for small sized websites as well as large websites and projects, and it comes with a lot of useful features. The maximum size of a SQLite database is about 140 terabytes, making it future proof as well. Used by millions of users around the world, including some of the well-known companies such as Google, Facebook, Adobe, Microsoft and others, it is the most widely deployed database engine. Let’s begin with the installation.

How to Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this article, we will show you two different methods on how to install MariaDB on your Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS.

MariaDB is an open-source database server that is a fork of MySQL and can easily serve as a drop-in replacement.
In the first installation method, we will use the official Ubuntu repository, while the second installation method we will install the latest version of MariaDB from the official MariaDB repositories.

How to Install Matomo on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial we are going to install the self-hosted version of Matomo on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS with the Apache web server, the MySQL database server, and PHP version 7.2.

Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) is a free and open-source real-time web analytics platform, similar to Google’s own Analytics platform. Matomo provides its users with reports about their websites such as visitors, search engine results, languages, keywords, and much more. The install process is fairly straightforward, so let’s get started.

How to Install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial, we will cover the steps needed for installing ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04.

The ELK Stack is a combination of four open-source tools which together form a log management tool. The ELK Stack is a platform that helps in deep searching, analyzing, and visualizing the log generated from different machines. The install process is straightforward, so let’s begin. First though, we will go over a few key details regarding what makes up an ELK stack.

Install YetiForce on Debian 9

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In this post, we will show you how to install YetiForce CRM on a Debian 9 VPS with MariaDB, PHP 7.2 and Apache.

YetiForce is an open-source and innovative CRM system. It is built on top of Vtiger and has hundreds of changes that help to accomplish even the most challenging tasks in the simplest way. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for a Debian 9 Cloud VPS.

How to Install Wagtail on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to Install Wagtail on Ubuntu 18.04.

Wagtail is a free, fast, elegant, open source CMS written in Python and built using the Django web framework for developing dynamic apps and websites. Wagtail is excellent for creating blogs and other websites that let you present your ideas to the world through a fast and good-looking webpage. The install process won’t take long, so let’s get started with the installation.

How to Manage Processes Efficiently in Linux

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While using a GUI to manage our tasks has been the norm over the years, using the command line can give the impression that it would be more complicated. However, the contrary is true. Many feel that some tasks are easier and can be done more efficiently on a command line. You might be used to the ubiquitous Task Manager on Windows, where you just press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” (or “Ctrl+Shift+Escape”), and you get a list of all processes neatly organized in tabs.

While it might not be as simple as a point-and-click system in Linux, you have an extremely powerful task manager called “htop” instead. Once you get past the small learning curve, you’ll feel much more at home with the command line tool, and it might even be faster compared to its GUI counterpart. 

How to Install MariaDB on CentOS

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On a fresh Linux installation, you may have MySQL already installed on your system. While that might be enough for most users, sometimes the newest version of the query language is necessary for some software to work. This tutorial will show you how to install MariaDB as a drop-in replacement for MySQL for all versions of CentOS, and all versions of MariaDB.

How to Install Seafile on Debian 9

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how to install seafile on Debian 9

Seafile is an open source cloud storage system for storing files on the Seafile server and synchronize the files between multiple computers or mobile devices using the Seafile client. Using Seafile you can also create groups with file syncing and start discussions with your team to enable easy collaboration.