How to install Virtual Box 5.2 ubuntu 16.04

Gary Woodfine

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I am predominantly a Linux and MacOS in my home office and usually make use of Windows Virtual Machines for my Windows based development. I have always made use of Oracle VM VirtualBox over the years. I recently ran into an issue whereby Windows 10 VMS just wouldn’t update. They would download the update which […]

How to disable automatic updates on ubuntu

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

I have to admit that this post is heavily influenced by OMG! Ubuntu! How to disable automatic updates on ubuntu. Therefore instead of me effectively reproducing the content here, I would urge you to read that post for the instructions on how to disable automatic updates on ubuntu. JOEY-ELIJAH SNEDDON points out in the post, […]

Setting up SSH keys for GitHub Access

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
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Why SSH Keys for Git Hub SSH keys provide a secure connection to Git Hub without the need to enter your username and password every time you want to connect and download code from Git Hub repository. The vast majority of users may use HTTPS URLS to clone repositories, for instance https://github.com/threenine/orion.git, . However, there […]

install wordpress on ubuntu

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

In this post I will provide instructions to install WordPress on ubuntu server.  This tutorial is aimed at those users who may want to install WordPress on a virtual server for development purposes. A prerequisite for installing WordPress on your server, you will need to configure a LAMP server.  Once you have a configured your […]

Update libreoffice to version 5

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wanted to update my LibreOffice application suite on my Ubuntu desktop. The news on 5 August 2015 that The Document Foundation (TDF)  announced the release of Libre Office 5.0.1, the first minor release of the LibreOffice 5.0 family, which includes a number of fixes over the major release. I […]

Viglen Genie Desktop PC Ubuntu Linux v14.04 LTS Review

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

I needed to upgrade my existing desktop computer, I just needed a little more power than my faithful old Dell OPTIPLEX 745 was providing. Although it is still able to keep up with all the usual software development tasks, it just doesn’t really handle all the virtualisation tasks that well. I have recently been doing […]

Set up ubuntu workstation for nodejs development

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

I have recently been engaged in a number of projects utilising nodejs and my primary development Operating System has been ubuntu Linux. I also have a number of laptops I use for software development purposes, which I frequently teardown and rebuild during the course of projects. I have a number of reasons for doing this, […]

Configure Ubuntu to enable the execution of npm without sudo

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
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Node.js Package Manager (NPM) , is an is an online repository for the publishing of open-source Node.js projects, and a command-line utility for interacting with said repository that aids in package installation, version management, and dependency management. Essentially what this tools enables you to do is easily and quickly make use of the plethora of […]

How to execute a BASH script

Gary Woodfine

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You may on occassion feel the need to automate certain processes or proceudres on your linux based computer. These maybe simple processes like ensuring your packages are updated daily or even creating a useful utility to install libraries onto many computers. These are occassions when writing and executing BASH files are extremely useful, to help […]

Install MySQL on ubuntu desktop

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you’re trying to set up your ubuntu desktop in order to carry out some LAMP stack development , you’ll need to install mySQL Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) .  Ubuntu makes it easy to configure a LAMP server on ubuntu desktop,  however depending on your set up you may […]

Install apache web server on ubuntu desktop

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you are an active user of any of the PHP based content management system (CMS) like wordpress, magento , drupal or joomla , you may at some point want to be able to create a local instance of the CMS on your local instance of ubuntu, in order to […]

Remove All Unused Linux Kernel Headers, Images and Modules from ubuntu boot

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

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If you are constantly updating your linux installation you may find over time that your boot partition may be running out of space and if list the contents of your boot partition you may find several versions of the same files i.e. kernel versions listed. It’s always a good idea to Remove All Unused Linux […]