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How to install and use KDEConnect on Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 09:19
In this article, we will discuss one such application - dubbed KDEConnect - that connects your Android or BlackBerry phone to your Linux computer. Suppose you are working on your computer and your phone rings. You pick it up and see that there's a spam SMS. You just ignore it. After some time, the phone rings again. You again pick it up only to see another spam SMS. And this goes on, until you choose not get distracted while you are working.
Categories: Linux

An Introduction to GNOME Boxes (virtualization) on Linux

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:51
GNOME Boxes is a system virtualization application that is a core part of the GNOME desktop environment. Based on the QEMU machine emulator, it offers a simplified and user-friendly approach to the whole OS virtualization idea. This post is just an introduction to its capabilities and a statement that it finally works in other distributions besides Fedora.
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How to install OpenSC on IPFire Firewall

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 08:55
In this tutorial, support for hardware tokens (such as smart cards) and their readers (CCID compliance) are integrated with the IPFire project. This article is the continuation of our previous work on IPFire firewall.
Categories: Linux

How to install PHP 5.6 as additional PHP-FPM & FastCGI for ISPConfig 3.1 on Ubuntu 16.04

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 08:24
This tutorial shows how to build PHP 5.6 as a PHP-FPM and a FastCGI version on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). Ubuntu 16.04 ships with PHP 7 by default but there are still many websites out there that don't support PHP 7. This tutorial will show you how to install PHP 5.6 as additional PHP version on Ubuntu 16.04 so that you can switch between both versions for each website individually in ISPConfig.
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How to Install Drupal 8.1 with Nginx, PHP-FPM and SSL on Ubuntu 16.04

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 08:32
Drupal is a well-known open source content management system based on PHP. It is available free of charge and released under the GNU General Public License. In this tutorial, we will install Drupal 8.1 with Nginx web server, MariaDB as the database server and PHP-FPM to handle PHP requests. I will also show you how to install an SSL Certificate to secure the Drupal website.
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