How To Install Google Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Google Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Google Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Earth is a virtual globe that lets you travel anywhere sitting right in front of your desk. You can explore any place on earth (even in 3D) and also beyond earth. You can explore the surface of the Moon and Mars, and explore the stars in the night sky.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Google Earth on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

Install Google Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Install Prerequisites Packages.

Before you install Google Earth, make sure install prerequisites packages:

Step 3. Installing Google Earth on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, download Google Earth installation package:

Next, use the gdebi command to install Google Earth:

After finishing installing Google Earth package, you can either run:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Google Earth. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Google Earth on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Earth web site.

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How To Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, VNC (Virtual Network Computing) server is a free and open source software which is designed for allowing remote access to the Desktop Environment of the server to the VNC Client whereas  VNC viewer is used on remote computer to connect to the server .

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation VNC Server on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, type the following command to install Xfce on your server:

Next, install TigerVNC on your Ubuntu server:

Once installed the next step is to run the vncserver command which will create the initial configuration and set up the password:

Result:

After VNC Server started and created some of it’s files. We are now can turn it off to modify the xstartup file (startup script) to make it start with xfce4:

Step 3. Configuring VNC Server.

First, create the following file:

Add following files:

Next, Run the following command to make sure permissions are correct:

Step 4. Creating a Systemd unit file.

The next step is to create VNC Server statup script:

Add following files:

The next step is to enable the unit file with the following command:

Step 4. Connecting to VNC server.

To access remote desktop on vnc server from windows system, you must have vnc viewer installed on your system. There are various vnc viewer available to use. Download any one and install on your system, for example:

Install VNC Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed VNC Server. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing VNC Server on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official VNC web site.

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How To Install Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Vagrant is an open source tool for building an entire virtual development environment. Frequently, a test environment is needed for analyzing the latest release and new tools. Also, it reduces the time spent on re-building that your OS. By default, vagrant uses virtualbox for managing the Virtualization. Vagrant acts as the fundamental configuration for managing/deploying multiple reproducible virtual environments with the same configuration.

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Install Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing VirtualBox.

Install Virtualbox from the terminal using following command:

Step 3. Installing Vagrant on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Install Vagrant from the terminal using following command:

To verify that the installation was successful run the following command which will print the Vagrant version:

Step 4. Deploy your development environment.

Vagrant can quickly deploy the development environment. The following command will install precise32 box from the vagrant website. A box is nothing more then a specially packaged image that can later be used to provision a server:

Create a root directory for your Project. Then create a vagrant file in this folder by calling ‘vagrant init’, which will be the central file for the project configuration:

Edit the Vagrantfile in this directory and replace:

Start Environment:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Vagrant. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Vagrant virtual development environment on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Vagrant web site.

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How To Install Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Nagios is an open source software that can be used for network and infrastructure monitoring. Nagios will monitor servers, switches, applications and services. It alerts the System Administrator when something went wrong and also alerts back when the issues has been rectified. Resources that can be monitored include CPU, memory and disk space loads, log files, temperature or hardware errors. It can monitor various parameters and problems for services like HTTP, SMTP, DNS, and with the help of plugins it can be highly extended. Nagios core was originally designed to run under Linux, although it should work under most other unices as well.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Nagios on a Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server.

Install Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB and PHP) server.

A Ubuntu 18.04 LAMP server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also install all required PHP modules:

Step 3. Create users and groups for Nagios.

For security reasons, create a user and group specifically to run Nagios:

Step 4. Installing Nagios and plugins on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First thing to do is to go to Nagios’s download page and download the latest stable version of Nagios, At the moment of writing this article it is version 4.4.2:

Perform below steps to compile the Nagios from the source code:

Next steps, Download latest nagios-plugins source and install using following commands:

Step 5. Configure Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Edit the /usr/local/nagios/etc/objects/contacts.cfg config file with your favorite editor and change the email address associated with the nagiosadmin contact definition to the address you’d like to use for receiving alerts.

Change the email address field to receive the notification:

Step 6. Configure Apache web server for Nagios.

Now create nagios apache2 configuration file:

Edit the following lines if you want to access nagios administrative console from a particular IP series, Here, I want to allow nagios administrative access from 192.168.1.0/24 series only:

Enable Apache’s rewrite and cgi modules:

Configure Apache authentication:

We need to setup the password for the user nagiosadmin. This username will be used to access the web interface so it is important to remember the password that you will input here. Set the password running the following command and enter the password twice:

Restart Apache for the changes to take effect:

Step 7. Verify and Start Nagios service.

Next we have to make Nagios start at boot time, so first verify that the configuration file has no errors running the following command:

And you should get the output:

Ubuntu 18.04 uses systemd for starting / stopping all the services, so, we need to create nagios.service file:

Add the following lines:

Enable Nagios to start automatically at system startup:

Now, start Nagios service:

Step 8. Accessing Nagios.

Nagios will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://your-domain.com/nagios or http://server-ip/nagios and complete the required the steps to finish the installation. When prompted for username and password you will introduce the username “nagiosadmin” and the password that you entered in step 6.

Install Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Nagios. Thanks for using this tutorial for installting Nagios monitoring tool in ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Nagios web site.

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How to Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Asterisk on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Asterisk is the most popular and widely adopted open source PBX platform that powers IP PBX systems, conference servers and VoIP gateways. It is used by individuals, small businesses, large enterprises and governments worldwide.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Asterisk on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Asterisk on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Dependencies.

Install all required packages on your Asterisk with the following commands:

Step 3. Disable SELinux on CentOS 7.

To disable SELinux security features, open the /etc/selinux/config file and set SELINUX=disabled:

Step 3. Installing Asterisk on CentOS 7.

First, download the latest version of Asterisk:

Once the asterisk archive is extracted, change to the asterisk-15.5.0 directory with the following command:

Next, install Asterisk dependencies:

The script will install all necessary packages and upon successful completion, it will print the following message:

Then, install Asterisk using following command:

Upon successful completion, you will see the following output:

The next step is to select the modules you want to compile and install, most of the modules are already enabled. Access the Menuselect system, by typing:

Now that the configuration is completed start the compilation process using the make command:

Once the build process is completed, you will be presented with the following message:

As the message above says, the next step is to install Asterisk and its modules by typing:

Once the installation is finished the script will display the following message:

Run the make samples command to install the Asterisk sample configuration files:

The last step is to enable Asterisk service to start on boot with:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Asterisk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Asterisk on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Asterisk web site.

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How To Install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, MyWebSQL is a free and open source web based WYSIWYG client for managing the databases on your server. It provides a simple and intuitive interface with the look and feel of a desktop application. This PHP based application offers rich features amd plenty of tools for database management and it can work with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQLite databases.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation MyWebSQL on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

MyWebSQL Features

  • Multiple Syntax highlighted SQL editors
  • WYSIWYG Table creator/editor
  • Quick Inplace multi-record editing
  • Desktop application look and feel
  • Excellent support for all major browsers
  • Zero configuration installation
  • Multilingual Interface with themes support
  • Supports MySQL 4 and 5, PostgreSQL 8 and 9 and SQLite databases
  • Import database script, export database, tables or results to multiple formats

Install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB and PHP) server.

A Ubuntu 18.04 LAMP server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also install all required PHP modules:

Step 3. Installing MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, download a MyWebSQL package from the terminal using the wget command:

Unzip the archive file with to default web server document root directory:

Change ownership and permission of the as MyWebSQL CMS follows:

Then, You can now test and verify the installation by the typing the following in your browser (using your own server IP address): http://your-IP-address/mywebsql/install.php.

Install MyWebSQL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Step 4. Accessing MyWebSQL.

MyWebSQL will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://your-domain.com/mywebsql or http://server-ip/mywebsql and Login with your MariaDB root accoun. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed MyWebSQL. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing MyWebSQL on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official MyWebSQL web site.

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How To Install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, ELK stack is a popular, open source log management platform. It is used as a centralized management for storing, analyzing and viewing of logs. Centralized management makes it easier to study the logs and identify issues if any for any number of servers.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation ELK Stack on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

Install ELK Stack on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Java on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Now install the Java by using the following command:

Next, you can also set the JAVA_HOME and other defaults by installing oracle-java8-set-default:

Then, You can now verify if the JAVA_HOME variable is set by running:

Verify the Java version:

Step 3. Installing Elasticsearch on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, install Elasticsearch using the apt package manager from the official Elastic repository:

Then, install Elasticsearch with apt using the following command:

Start the Elasticsearch service and set it to automatically start on boot:

Elasticsearch is now installed. Edit it’s configurations now, using following commands:

Step 4. Installing Kibana on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, create the Kibana source list:

Now install Kibana with this command:

Once the installation is completed, open the kibana.yml file and restrict the remote access to the Kibana instance:

Start the Kibana service and set it to start automatically on boot:

Step 5. Installing Logstash on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, create the Logstash source list:

Next, Install Logstash using the apt package manager:

Once the Logstash package is installed start the Logstash service and set it to start automatically on boot:

Step 6. Install and configure Nginx as a reverse proxy.

Next, use Nginx as a reverse proxy to access Kibana from the public IP address. To install Nginx, run:

Create a basic authentication file with the openssl command:

Then, create a virtual host configuration file for the Kibana instance:

Creating a symbolic link and test the Nginx configuration:

Restart the Nginx service and set it to start automatically on boot:

Step 7. Accessing Kibana.

You can now access the kibana interface by opening your browser and typing:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed ELK Stack. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing ELK Stack on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official ELK Stack web site.

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How to Install Asterisk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Asterisk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Asterisk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know,Asterisk is the most popular and widely adopted open source PBX platform that powers IP PBX systems, conference servers and VoIP gateways. It is used by individuals, small businesses, large enterprises and governments worldwide.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Asterisk on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

Install Asterisk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Dependencies.

Install all required packages on your Asterisk with the following commands:

Step 3. Installing Asterisk on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

First, download the latest version of Asterisk:

Once the asterisk archive is extracted, change to the asterisk-15.5.0 directory with the following command:

The script will install all necessary packages and upon successful completion, it will print the following message:

Next step is to run the ./configure script which will check your system for missing libraries and binaries and prepare the Asterisk source code for the build process:

Upon successful completion, you will see the following output:

Now that the configuration is completed start the compilation process using the make command:

Once the build process is completed, you will be presented with the following message:

As the message above says, the next step is to install Asterisk and its modules by typing:

Once the installation is finished the script will display the following message:

Run the make samples command to install the Asterisk sample configuration files:

You will see the following output indicating that the logrotation configuration has been successfully created:

The last step is to enable Asterisk service to start on boot with:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Asterisk. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Asterisk on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Asterisk web site.

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How To Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Vivaldi is a feature-rich, next-generation web browser application based on the powerful and open source Chromium project, from which the popular Google Chrome web browser is derived. The application is freely distributed and cross-platform, created by the former CEO of Opera Software, built using modern Web technologies like React, JavaScript, Node.js, and Browserify.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root accge of Linount, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Vivaldi Browser on a CentOS 7 server.

Vivaldi Web Browser Features

  • Adaptive Interface: Vivaldi ’s color scheme will adapt as you browse the web, much like a
    Chameleon adapts to its surroundings. A clean and modern look complements the content.
  • Spatial Navigation: Say goodbye to tab-cycling through web page content now. You can move in every axis using the arrow keys. Get faster anywhere on the web page using your keyboard.
  • Sync: Have multiple computers that you want to keep in sync? Vivaldi Sync enables this beautifully. Your bookmarks, history, passwords and settings can all be synchronized across various instances of Vivaldi through the encrypted sync infrastructure. Watch out – It’s coming soon.
  • Email: Now that’s a double treat – your e-mail client built into your web browser. E-mail is still undeniably important to many of us. Vivaldi offers a robust, efficient, light-weight mail client. And, it’s going to be called M3. Stay tuned for updates.
  • Powerful Bookmarks: How many bookmarks do you have in your browser? 56, 225, or 1056? If you use bookmarks a lot, you have come to the right place! With Vivaldi’s bookmark manager you can organize and access your bookmark efficiently. You can set your own tags and necks for lightning fast access.
  • Web Panels: Web Panels allow you to view websites as a panel on the sidebar of your Vivaldi browser. Read news, follow conversations on social media, chat with your friends and much more, while using the main browser window separately. It’s the next best thing to having a “Boss Button” on your browser.

Install Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7

Step 1. First let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Vivaldi Browser on CentOS 7.

First, Install vivaldi packages:

Once installed, open Vivaldi web browser from CentOS Dash or Terminal. Run “vivaldi” command in Terminal. (without quotes):

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Vivaldi Browser. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Vivaldi Web Browser on CentOS 7 systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Vivaldi web site.

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How To Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Piwik is an open source web analytics application. It rivals Google Analytics and includes even more features and allows you to brand your brand and send out custom daily, weekly, and monthly reports to your clients.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Netdata Monitoring on an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.

Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Install Netdata using following command:

Step 3. Configure Netdata Monitoring.

Run the following command to configuration file and bind the server IP address:

Then change the line to bind to the IP address of the server and save the changes:

After restart NetData service to apply the changes:

Step 4. Accessing Netdata Monitoring.

Netdata Monitoring will be available on HTTP port 19999 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://yourdomain.com:19999 or http://server-ip:19999

Install Netdata Monitoring on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Netdata. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Netdata Monitoring on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Netdata web site.

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