Posts Tagged: Ubuntu

Gigabyte Brix BXBT-1900 Not Booting without Monitor on Ubuntu Minimal 16.04

I love my Gigabyte Brix BXBT-1900, I have been running it as a headless server since March 2016 and had no problems with it I originally put Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and got to going quite easily. When Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I did an in situ update to Ubuntu 16.04 for which my MySQL keep breaking when Ubuntu kept adding updates for it, I have posted on this before http://www.shaunfreeman.name/ubuntu-16-04-mysql-update-fails/.  Read More ...


Setting Up A Testing Environment For PHP Using VirtualBox - Part 2 Installing Ubuntu 16.04

In this second part of this tutorial I will show you how to install Ubuntu Server on your virtual machine in VirtualBox. You can take these principles and apply them to a physical machine but if you purchase a cloud instance you normally have all this done for you, so really this is good to know for our testing purposes.  Read More ...


Setting Up A Testing Environment For PHP Using VirtualBox - Part 1 Installing VirtualBox

In this tutorial I will show you how to download and install VirtualBox for your development environment. This is a software virtualisation package which we install on our computer, and through VirtualBox we can then install other operating systems and run them ‘natively’. So we can run a Linux server on a Windows machine. We do this for a few reasons:  Read More ...


Installing PHP 7 on Ubuntu 16.04

In my last post Compiling PHP 7 on CentOS I showed how to compile PHP 7 on CentOS. In this post I will use the basis of that post and transfer the instructions for Ubuntu Linux. This will be a truncated example so if you want the details please refer to that post. This post was also inspired by Lorna Mitchell in her post http://www.lornajane.net/posts/2016/php-7-0-and-5-6-on-ubuntu which she shows how to add ppa repository for multiple php versions, though this a good and quick way, compiling your own PHP you can compile different versions and run these at the same without having to switch and also it is good the learn to compile software ourselves as this gives us control how it is compiled and installed, it is relatively quick as this once learned can be done in 10 minutes and if you write a bash script can be automated too.  Read More ...


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Installing Banished on Ubuntu 18.04: https://t.co/5judq1fMSc via @YouTube

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Setting Up A Test Environment For PHP In VirtualBox - Part 4 Installing PHP: https://t.co/UDRLhjiJFb via @YouTube

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Setting Up A Testing Environment For PHP Using VirtualBox - Part 4 Installing MySQL https://t.co/huVfEcr6jS

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