Ubuntu

Ubuntu server is an open-source platform that enables admin to create highly available servers, whether you are planning to manage your own servers, creating complex configurations, managing virtual machines, deploying applications, or even automating configuration.

Like I previously said on my first blog post, the goal of this website is to share what I have learned with others in an understandable and the most simplified way, I am currently reading various books about Ubuntu, so I will be sharing with you what I have learned from Scratch, you can track my progress below.

  • What is The /etc/skel directory In Linux

    What is The /etc/skel directory In Linux

    The /etc/skel directory is useful in cases you would like to distribute default configuration files. For example, if you have recommended settings for text editors you can add that to the directory, that way, anytime you add a new user and you have chosen to create a home directory while setting up the new user, the files ...

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  • Setting Up ClassicPress/WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04 Using VestaCP at Upcloud

    Setting Up ClassicPress/WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04 Using VestaCP at Upcloud

    In this guide, you will learn how to set up, install, and configure ClassicPress or Wordpress on an unmanaged web server using Upcloud VPS (Virtual Private Server). The server we are going to set up would be running on Ubuntu 16.04 with a working Vesta Control Panel that can be used to manage multiple websites, email ...

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  • Managing passwords and password policies In [Linux/Ubuntu]

    Managing passwords and password policies In [Linux/Ubuntu]

    I recently wrote a guide about the /etc/passwd and the /etc/shadow the etc/shadow file contains the encrypted password and other information about users password such as “the last password change”, “Minimum password age” and others. Practically, you can edit the user password settings in the /etc/shadow file, but this is not recommended as there are better ways ...

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  • Guide To Understanding (etc/passwd & etc/shadow) In [Linux/Ubuntu]

    Guide To Understanding (etc/passwd & etc/shadow) In [Linux/Ubuntu]

    In our last guide, I discussed managing users, switching users, and managing user groups, what I didn’t tell you is where the user’s information is stored, such as User ID, Group ID, passwords and the likes. This informations are stored in two files on our system, which are the /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow. While this content would show ...

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  • An Easy Guide To Managing Users In [Ubuntu 18.04]

    An Easy Guide To Managing Users In [Ubuntu 18.04]

    Managing Users in Ubuntu is like protecting a bank from intruders, you make a single mistake, you are in a hot mess. User management is the most crucial part of maintaining a server, the rule is to trust no one. It’s not even new anymore, the major system comprises issues are the lack of ineffective ...

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