How to Install Nextcloud 12 on Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install Nextcloud 12 on Ubuntu 16.04

Today we will show you how to install Nextcloud on  Ubuntu 16.04, using Apache web-server and MySQL database.

Nextcloud is open source self-hosted file sync and share application forked from ownCloud. It has a lot of extra Calendar, Sync and Contacts features, apart from their file hosting features and it is a great free alternative to some popular services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, etc.

It is fairly easy to install Nextcloud on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. The installation process should take about 5-10 minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below. (more…)

what is help desk support

What is Help Desk Support?

Help desk support, most commonly, is a way of providing IT support to end-users (customers). For Linux server management companies, help desk support often involves resolving issues related to a customer’s Linux server or a service running on that Linux server. To help you understand what help desk support is, we’ll answer a few frequently asked questions related to help desk support. (more…)

What is Server Management?

What is Server Management?

We’ll explain to you, What is Server Management? Like many other terms in the server management and managed services industry, server management is vaguely used and can mean different things when used by different server management service providers.

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open source sysadmin tools

Open source sysadmin tools we use on a daily basis

Being a Linux system and network administrator requires a lot of time and dedication. Sysadmins usually have hundreds of tasks they need to do every day, some of which may be repetitive. This is where the sysadmin tools come in handy. There’s an open source application for just about anything. You can get a lot more work done if you’d automate repetitive tasks and manage your time properly. If you are in tech support, you’ll most likely use and support hundreds if not thousands of different software and applications. Managing all of them at the same time, or with even just a small number of them can be difficult if you don’t use the proper tools.

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