Category: System Admin

How to Build NGINX from source on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  NGINX (pronounced "engine x") is an open source web server software designed with high concurrency in mind, that can be used as HTTP/HTTPS server, reverse proxy server, mail proxy server, software load balancer, TLS terminator, caching server... It is an extremely modular piece of software. …

How to reset a Mac without the password

If you've been lucky enough to pick up a second-hand Mac from a friend, or have an older one that you intend to sell, then you'll want to reset the device so that it gets a clean start. But what happens if you don't know the …

How to use the Apple Education Store

If you're a student, teacher or lecturer, you can save loads of money by taking advantage of Apple's education discount. Here, we show you how to get an student discount from Apple's UK Education Store or Apple's US Education Store. Apple is keen to make inroads …

Microsoft Office for Mac vs Windows – Differences

  Microsoft Office 365 subscription is available for both Windows PC and Mac. Nowhere in its Office subscription page does Microsoft tell you that the applications and features of Office 365 are far less for MacOS compared to Office 365 for Windows 10. This article talks …

Tips for using Java securely on Windows 10

  Java is a popular computing platform, but lately, Java is blamed for its security vulnerabilities. It is recommended by many to disable or completely uninstall Java. However, there are applications and web pages that require users to run the Java programs, and this necessitates the …

4 Best Automatic Wallpaper Changer For Ubuntu 18.04

Looking for how to create desktop slideshow in Ubuntu 18.04? Here I’ll show you some best wallpaper changing software for Ubuntu Linux. 1. Shotwell For just the basic automatic wallpaper changing feature, you don’t need to install any software. Just launch the pre-installed Shotwell photo manager, …

How To Install Krita 4.0.4 in Ubuntu Linux via Appimage

Install Krita on Linux Ubuntu using Appimage or Krita Lime PPA. Krita is an open source painting program for Linux Systems. Krita 4.0.4 is the last stable release and the release contains several bug fixes and improvements: Krita 4.0.4 Krita team releases Krita 4.0.4, a bug …

Change Top Panel Transparency Level in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tutorial is going to show you how to change the transparency level of the Gnome 3 desktop top panel in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, though It’s easy to configure top panel transparency via a Gnome Shell extension called Dynamic Top Bar. With the extension, you …

Find Snap Apps Faster Using This Online Store

When you want to find or install a Snap app you’re supposed to head to Ubuntu Software, which is part of the default Ubuntu desktop. But if I’m being honest Ubuntu Software sucks. It’s slow. The layout isn’t great for discovery. And Ubuntu’s instance on listing …

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