How to Check MySQL Version in Ubuntu

Each version of MySQL adds new features to the database and some old features, and queries will be either removed or deprecated. So when you connect an application, it is important to determine the current MySQL version to make sure that your application is compatible with the database.

Install Wine, Winetricks and PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu 18.04

Wine is an implementation of Windows APIs that used to run Windows software directly within Ubuntu Linux. Winetricks and PlayOnLinux are third party applications run top of the wine to making it easy for the user to install Windows softwares.

How to Update WordPress Automatically (WordPress Core, Themes and Plugins)

WordPress has bugs and security holes just like any other content management system. When developers find those issues, they release updates to the WordPress core, themes and plugins. And it is your responsibility to apply those updates regularly to keep your website/blog secure and up to date.

How to Allow MySQL remote connections in Ubuntu Server 18.04

This tutorial explains how to allow remote connections to the MySQL/MariaDB server on Ubuntu 18.04. The default behaviour of the Ubuntu MySQL Server blocks all remote connections. Which prevent us from accessing the database server from the outside.

How to Reset MariaDB root password in Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial explains how to reset MariaDB root password in Ubuntu server 18.04 bionic beaver.

MariaDB server on Ubuntu does not need a password for connecting as a root user because the server-side plugin named unix_socket is used to authenticate clients which are connected from the local host using the Unix socket file.

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS

The newest Ubuntu LTS version Ubuntu 18.04 has been released, now it is time to…

How to Install KDE Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

How to Install KDE Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Ubuntu 18.04 uses GNOME as its default desktop, but there are a couple of other…

How to Install VMware Workstation on Ubuntu

How to Install VMware Workstation on Ubuntu

Installing VMware Workstation on Ubuntu isn't hard to do. Actually, it's very easy. First, we…

Ubuntu Snap Packages: Complete guide to  snap package management tool

Ubuntu Snap Packages: Complete guide to snap package management tool

Snappy is a universal package format introduced by canonical, the same company behind the Ubuntu…