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The subject of operating systems, whether at the level of smartphones or computers, always has material for a long debate. Although each side has its reasons and its arguments, sometimes discussions about ‘which is better’ take on more extreme proportions. Windows, macOS, Android and iOS are some examples of systems with more defenders. Thus, in our last weekly question, we asked our readers which operating system they used most in the workplace. We will know…

Do you already have Ubuntu open? In Pplware we have already made available several articles that teach how to transform a Linux machine into a LAMP server (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP). Basically a LAMP is a set of services on Linux, which allow us to create a true Web server (Apache2 – to put content online such as, for example, websites, platforms like WordPress, Joomla, wikis, etc.) with support for the programming…

Do you know what an NTP server is? In a computer data network it is very important that there is consistency regarding the time / min / second / date that each piece of equipment has. In this sense, it is important that there is at least one centralized service that allows all machines to obtain the date / time information (thus being all synchronized with the same date / time). Today we are going…

Ubuntu has always been one of the Linux distributions that most attracted users, both older and newer. Simple and straightforward to use, it shows how Canonical understands that an operating system should be. Not many situations are known that have made Ubuntu users unhappy with what is offered, but a new one has emerged. This Linux is showing advertising, something that was not expected to be presented. Being the almost obvious choice for anyone looking…

When it comes to stable Linux distributions with a good look and feel, Linux Mint is probably among the first on the list. This distribution, which is based on Ubuntu, has evolved significantly and has even surpassed Canonical’s distribution. Today the new Linux Mint 20 was launched, which is available with the graphical working environments MATE, Cinnamon and Xfce. After several months of waiting, here’s what is considered one of the best Linux distributions in…

You already have Ubuntu open and have you heard of Webmin? So let’s go to a new tutorial. Have you ever thought if it was possible to configure all the services of our Linux / Unix machine using a simple browser? It is true! With Webmin you can easily manage your entire server in a very intuitive way, through a very pleasant interface. After we teach you how to use this tool in centOS, today…

Apache is the most widely used web server worldwide. Flexibility, documentation and a huge community are some of the strengths that make Apache different from the competition. After we have already transformed our Ubuntu into a LAMP and installed the Webmin, we will learn how to have multiple sites on a single server. What is Webmin? Webmin is a graphical administration tool (web-based), written by Jamie Cameron, that allows us to easily manage our Linux…

Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) is a Linux distribution based on Debian, whose main objective is to guarantee the user’s anonymity. With this distribution the user can navigate without a trace. This distribution already brings several applications to the Internet, which include a browser, IRC client, e-mail client, instant messenger client, among others. Find out what’s new in Tails 4.8. In the Linux world, there are several Linux distributions worth mentioning. One of them…

Over the years thousands of Linux distributions have appeared. This did not mean massive success or a credible alternative to Windows and even macOS. However, it is important to note that the most evolved Linux distributions can easily replace a Windows or macOS system. Interestingly in a pandemic era Linux has grown. According to recent data, Linux reached a 3.6% share in June. Is Linux gaining ground with macOS? It seems so… The data are…

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