Ubuntu: create a user and add it to the sudo group

Small memo to create a user on Ubuntu and add it to the sudo group: Enter the password for the current user (sudo) if necessary, then enter the password for the new account twice and enter additional information as required. Confirm the information by pressing Enter. Now we add the user to the sudo group. …

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Nginx: configuration as reverse proxy

In this tutorial dedicated to Nginx, I will explain how to configure it in order to have a reverse proxy. Before getting to the heart of the matter, I will quickly introduce you to Nginx and what a reverse proxy. For this tutorial, I used an Ubuntu 20.04 machine. Introducing Nginx Nginx is a web …

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Ansible: installation, configuration and use with Windows and Linux

Ansible is open source multi-platform configuration management software (Linux, Windows, network equipment, etc.). In other words, Ansible will allow you to manage, deploy or even execute actions on a group of computers in a “single command line”. Actions / configuration are written to a YAML format file also called playbook. Through this tutorial, I will …

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Ubuntu : install the FusionInventory agent

In this tutorial, I will explain how to install the FusionInventory agent on Ubuntu in order to bring it up in your GLPI inventory. Installation is done from the command line. Installation of prerequisites To function correctly, it is necessary to install several packages first. Enter the command line below to install all dependencies : …

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Ubuntu: install and configure the SNMP service

In this tutorial, I will explain to you how to install and configure the SNMP service on Ubuntu, which will then allow you to monitor the server using PRTG or Centreon for example. We will first install the service on the Ubuntu server and then configure it so that it is accessible by the network …

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Ubuntu: install Visual Studio Code

In this “How To” tutorial, we will see how to install the Microsoft Visual Studio Code IDE on Ubuntu. Open Ubuntu Software From the Unity desktop, open the Ubuntu application manager. Search for Visual Studio Code Click on the magnifying glass, to access the search area, enter visual studio and click on the VIsual Studio …

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Linux: extend a partition

Intro In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a partition on Linux (Ubuntu). This type of operation is common when using virtual machines on Hyper-V for example or on VPS (Virtual Private Server). Before doing anything, you need to make a backup of the virtual machine or the data on it even before …

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Installing WEBMIN on Ubuntu

Presentation of Webmin WEBMIN is software that installs a web interface to administer a Linux server. Webmin allows: System administration Administration of server applications such as SSH, Postfix, Apache2 … Browse folders and files … Installation Installation of prerequisites sudo apt install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python libwww-perl liblwp-protocol-https-perl Adding the GPG …

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Ubuntu: install a web server – NGINX / PHP / MariaDB

In this tutorial, we will see how to install and configure a server in Ubuntu with the following components: Nginx PHP MariaDB I’ll also explain how to put phpmyadmin to administer the MariaDB server and how to configure vhosts. In this tutorial, we will not use the official repositories of the distribution, but the repositories …

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CRON scheduled task that does not run

In this article, I will explain how to fix the issue of CRON spots not running on Linux. I have been facing this problem to set up a backup script for the site. Execute the command: This command should return you the list of scheduled tasks. Depending on the commands, the PATH variable for users …

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