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How to install nextCloud 13 on Ubuntu 18.04

Автор: | 21.06.2018

Image: Jack Wallen We’ve covered nextCloud plenty of times here on TechRepublic. We’ve installed it on Ubuntu 16.04 via the standard means, as well as via a snap package. But since the release of the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release (18.04), some things have changed. To that end, I want to walk you through… Читать далее »

How to change the hostname on Ubuntu 18.04

Автор: | 20.06.2018

Ah, the old days. Back when one could change the hostname of an Ubuntu server simply by editing the /etc/hostname file. That was way back with Ubuntu 16.04, when things were much simpler. Now, in the name of evolution, Ubuntu has changed a number of configurations admins have been accustomed to for years. This can… Читать далее »

How to install Windows 10 in a VM on a Linux machine

Автор: | 20.06.2018

For Linux users, making a clean break from the Microsoft ecosystem is often a rather challenging task. Even now, the possibility of needing Windows to perform some task still exists—perhaps as part of an employer requirement, a dependency on legacy technology, or to interact with legacy or specialty hardware which has no Linux driver. The… Читать далее »

Here’s how the Android-x86 project brings Oreo to standard PCs

Автор: | 19.06.2018

While it seems as if there should be no shortage of devices on which to run Android—particularly as Android apps are installable on many Chromebooks—running Android in a VM is perhaps not the most confidence-inspiring activity, given recent concerns about the Andy OS emulator bundling a cryptocurrency miner that consumes power and computing resources. Despite… Читать далее »

Making sense of Microsoft’s cloud developer platform

Автор: | 18.06.2018

In early 2016, Microsoft stated in a “Microsoft by the numbers” announcement that more than 25% of Azure virtual machines (VMs) were Linux. By the end of 2016, it was saying “nearly one in three”. In October 2017, it announced 40% of VMs in Azure were running Linux. «; } }); /** * remove unnecessary… Читать далее »

How to ensure all new user home directories are created without world-readable permissions in Linux

Автор: | 15.06.2018

If you administer a Linux server, chances are that server might be used by numerous users. In fact, you probably created those users yourself. Or maybe another admin created the users. Either way, there are probably a number of users working on the server, each of which has their own home directory. Thing is, when… Читать далее »

How to configure a static IP address in Ubuntu Server 18.04

Автор: | 15.06.2018

From the office of, «If it’s not broken don’t fix it» comes this: In Ubuntu Server, there’s a brand new method of setting IP addresses. Gone are the days of manually editing the flat text /etc/network/interfaces file. In its place is netplan. That’s right, Ubuntu fans, the method you’ve known for years is now a… Читать далее »

How to select the right enterprise Linux

Автор: | 14.06.2018

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is widely thought of as the first choice in operating systems for important servers, but it may not be the right choice for all applications. The decision to use any modern edition of that operating system, generally spoken as RHEL with a silent H, is usually based on a need for… Читать далее »

Devuan 2.0 is a Debian fork for Linux users who want to avoid systemd

Автор: | 12.06.2018

The Linux world has a certain reputation for highly-opinionated people engaging in protracted debates about the merits of a particular application or approach to a problem. While some of these—such as the Mir vs. Wayland controversy—have been resolved, the faction of Linux veterans who insist on avoiding systemd have released Devuan 2.0. Devuan is a… Читать далее »

Windows 10 on Arm: What we learned at Build 2018

Автор: | 08.06.2018

The first Windows on Arm PCs have gone on sale from HP, and at Microsoft’s recent Build developer conference the company offered more details about the nuts and bolts of making code run well on Qualcomm-based Windows devices. This also told us a little more about how this platform will develop in the future. The… Читать далее »