Tag: Ubuntu

Enable the root user in Ubuntu 8.1.0

Many Linux distributions permit the use of the root user as a primary login, however, the dominant and popular Ubuntu has left some users in a conundrum. In order to perform tasks as a root user, this must be performed within a terminal window with the sudo command. However, here are a set of instructions that will allow the root…

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Setup JBoss on Ubuntu 8.1.0 Server Edition

A recent task was to setup a JBoss Application Server on a Linux box. I created an Ubuntu 8.10 server virtual machine on a VMware Workstation. This was a fresh install of the core operating system only, no optional installation packages were added during the installation. I started from scratch, as too many guides make too many assumptions in their…

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Setup JBoss on Ubuntu 8.0.4 LTS Server Edition

A recent task was to setup a JBoss Application Server on a Linux box. I had selected Ubuntu 8.0.4 LTS Server Edition for this task. I created an Ubuntu virtual machine on a VMware Workstation. This was a fresh install and the only optional installation package added during the installation was LAMP, which should have nothing to do with the…

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How To: Uninstall a package in Linux Ubuntu

I am learning Linux as quickly as possible. I am using this site as a repository to support the bits and pieces of code that I have found useful. The following example is code to remove apache2, however, is useful to remove any package, just replace apache2. Source: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=4605385

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How To: Install LAMP on Ubuntu Linux

LAMP, an open source web development platform based on Linux, is an acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (Perl or Python). Using terminal, enter the following two lines to install the LAMP stack. CODE sudo apt-get install apache2 mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql php5

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