Installing Apache2, PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu - 8.04, 9.04 or 9.10

In this tutorial we are going to show you how to setup your own Ubuntu based web server, It includes the LAMP installation and configuration of following open source softwares for web servers-

  • Apache2 web server
  • PHP Script
  • MySQL database server
  • phpMyAdmin db UI

So follow the stepwise commands (along with screenshots) given below. 

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Installing Koha (harley) on Ubuntu 9.04,9.10,10.04

In this tutorial we will discuss how to install Koha, a library management online software, on Ubuntu 9.04

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) in use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.

Some of the features of Koha are Full-featured ILS, Dual Database Design, Library Standards Compliant, Web-based Interfaces, Free / Open Source, No Vendor Lock-in, etc.

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Install Linuxmint in Sun VirtualBox in 3 quick steps (with screenshots) - Step 3

Step #3 How to Run Virtual Operating system after installation

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Install Linuxmint in Sun VirtualBox in 3 quick steps (with screenshots) - Step 2

>>Now before we start our newly created linuxmint we need to tweak the settings of our new linuxmint OS and locate ISO file or CD or DVD.It&rsquo

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Install Linuxmint in Sun VirtualBox in 3 quick steps (with screenshots) - Step 1

Tested on

Host OS: Windows Vista (OS in which Virtual Box is to be installed, it can be Linux also)

Dell Inspiron 1520 Laptop, 2.0 GHz Intel dual core processor,128MB nVedia Graphics card, 2GB RAM

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Linux Installation

Here's a quick guide on how to install Ubuntu Linux on your system. Ubuntu is another flavor of Linux. There are many other Linux flavor, therefore the installation process may be different for other flavor than what has been explained below for Ubuntu. This piece of video gives a quick insight into how to make partition in Linux, which file system to chose, how to format and other options that are required to be tweaked to install Linux on your system. 

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Top 12 Myths about Linux

The Top 12 Myths About Linux

Myth 1:   Linux is too difficult for ordinary people to use.

Myth 2:   Linux is insecure.

Myth 3:   It is not worth learning Linux because most companies use Windows.

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User Management


It is one of the most important and interesting topic of the LINUX Operating System because with proper understanding of this topic and file permissions (Explained in our Linux Tutorial Section) only one can become a good System Administrator( I hope you know this).

Now let’s get started.

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Basic Commands

These are basic terminal commands that every Linux user must know. Most of the Linux administrators will tell you that that the Linux terminal is the most powerful tool for server management and other security stuff. Open your terminal on any Linux distribution and try out the list of commands given below. In case you don't have Linux installed kindly refer our article on how to install Linux on system or how to install it on Sun VirtualBox , to access Linux inside Windows itself. So, lets practice them one by one.

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File Permissions

File Permissions form an integral part of the LINUX/UNIX filesystem and is a great tool for implementing security policies.

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Linux Filesystem Overview

Every item stored in a LINUX filesystems belongs to one of four types:

1. Ordinary files  

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