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How to install VMware Workstation 12 on Linux 4.10 kernel

The latest Linux kernel 4.10 is out and ships with Ubuntu 17.04. Since we moved over to that kernel Wifi…

Setup multiple accounts with DDclient and Cloudflare

If you have a Dynamic Public IP from your ISP and use Cloudflare as your DNS provider you could use…

Nextcloud ONLYOFFICE Integration

Last week ONLYOFFICE developers have announced a new update of the ONLYOFFICE application for ownCloud giving Nextcloud users the possibility…

Collaborating on documents in real-time with ONLYOFFICE app

Recently the ownCloud collection has been updated with a new application – ONLYOFFICE. In this tutorial, we will tell you…

Fix flickering screen on Dell XPS 13 (9343)

When running Ubuntu 16.04 with the 4.4 kernel you sometimes get a flickering screen, at least we noticed it and…

Add extra security to your ruTorrent remote access

A few days ago we wrote a complete guide on how to setup your own headless seedbox (a.k.a. ruTorrent) and…

Install ruTorrent + Plex on a headless Ubuntu Server 16.04 (Part 2)

In this guide we will install Plex and configure ruTorrent to save all the downloads to a a separate HDD…

Completley remove Ubuntu Desktop from a Ubuntu Server

While setting up my Plex I noticed that I couldn’t connect from my laptop to configure the server that I…

Install ruTorrent + Plex on a headless Ubuntu Server 16.04 (Part 1)

Which is the best media server you can find? There are many out there, and the two most common are…

Auto mount Windows SMB shares in Ubuntu 14.04

We previously wrote about how to create CIFS/SMB shares from Windows to Ubuntu, and in that guide we made the…

Install Redis Cache on your WordPress

 +    We previously wrote how to install Redis Cache on a Ubuntu Server with both PHP 5 and PHP 7….

Install Redis Cache on Ubuntu Server with PHP 7 and ownCloud

We previously wrote a guide on how to install Redis Server on your Ubuntu Server with PHP 5. This guide…

Install PHP 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

Advice: Try ownCloud with PHP 7 today, just download the pre configured VM and feel the speed. PHP 7 was released…

Install Virtual Box in Ubuntu Mate and run Windows XP

We installed Virtual Box on Linux Mate through the App Grid. Virtual Box can run software that you otherwise only can run in Windows…

Performance tips for Redis Cache Server

We previously wrote about how to install Redis Cache Server in Ubuntu. And now when we used it for a while…

Update your Nginx config with the latest IP ranges from Cloudflare

This is now automated in a script and available here. Cloudflare uses different IP ranges, and they change frequently. And…

How to configure Redis Cache in Ubuntu 14.04 with ownCloud

With the new transactional file locking in place, we felt it was time to get rid of APCu and replace…

Super Easy – Install Ubuntu Mate with VMware Player in Windows

As we’re used to Windows we thought it might be fun to try out Linux. In this guide we will…

Create CIFS/SMB share from Windows –> Ubuntu

One of the reasons we always stuck to Windows was because all the other desktop computers in our network had…

Easier SSH with pre-configured hosts in Linux

As we recently changed to Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on one of our laptops we had to set up a new SSH…

Upgrade to PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

PHP 7 is soon to be released, but for those of you that want to upgrade to 5.6 meanwhile, here…

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