How to Install ClickHouse on Ubuntu 18.04

ClickHouse is a fast and open source column-oriented analytics database system developed by Yandex. ClickHouse is built to process analytical queries while including high-availability features that work across clusters. If you are looking for a powerful column oriented database system with a high-availability system, you really should consider ClickHouse as your database system of choice.

ClickHouse also provides multi-master synchronous replication, automatic fail-over, and self-organizing clusters. All in all, this makes ClickHouse a great choice for most users that need analytic features from their database system.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install ClickHouse on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.


How to Install Vanilla Forums on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vanilla Forums on a Debian 9 server or VPS.

Vanilla Forums is a modern, lightweight, and open-source forum software written in PHP. Vanilla Forums has many features, settings, and areas that can be customized. The flexibility and free nature of Vanilla Forums (plus its modern design and feature set) makes it an attractive choice for anyone looking to start their own forum to talk to people on. Installing Vanilla Forums on Debian 9 is an easy task if you follow the steps below carefully. Let’s begin with the installation.

How to Install SOPlanning on Debian 9

In this article, we will show you how to install SOPlanning on a Debian 9 server.

SOPlanning is an open-source and free-to-use online planning tool that is designed to organize tasks and projects easily and efficiently. SOPlanning provides users with many features, such as built-in PDF export, email notifications, .XLS or .CSV export, synchronization with Google Calendar and Outlook, and lots more.

Since SOPlanning is an open source software, we can make modifications, change colors, customize the company logo etc. This application is commonly used in IT Project Management, Industrial Production, Material Reservation, Online booking systems and more.


Install Cockpit on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Cockpit on an Ubuntu 18.04 Server.

Cockpit is a web-based system administration service used to manage server services, server storage, configure networks, inspect logs, update server OS packages, and much more. Thanks to its web-based management, keeping track of what’s going on with your server is easier than ever. Cockpit also makes it easier for users that don’t have much experience with servers to better manage their systems without having to learn to use the command line. Let’s begin with the installation.


How to Install Apache Kafka on Debian 9

In this guide, we will show you how to install Apache Kafka on a Debian 9 VPS.

Apache Kafka is a free and open-source distributed streaming software platform that lets you publish and subscribe to streams of records and store streams of records in a fault-tolerant and durable manner. Apache Kafka is written in Scala and Java. Used in thousands of companies across the world, Apache Kafka provides anyone with the ability to create streaming and stream processing applications that can read and store data in real time. This has a variety of use cases – anything from logging, to messaging, to processing almost any sort of data stream you could imagine. Let’s get started with the installation.


How to Install Kanboard on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Kanboard on a Debian 9 Server.

Kanboard is a Project Management Software utilizing the Kanban methodology. Kanboard helps teams visualize their workflow by showing projects and tasks in an easy-to-understand format. This helps teams collaborate more efficiently and complete their projects on time and with as little conflict as possible. We can also use Kanboard to manage multiple projects simultaneously. We can easily move the project or task status by simply dragging and dropping the task into its respective column, each of which represents a stage in the project’s completion. Kanboard supports plugins as well as full integration with external services.


How to Install and Configure TaskBoard on CentOS 7

A need for “a simple, visual way to keep track of what needs to get done” is the main reason why the open-source TaskBoard has been developed. With a minimalistic design approach by the developer and contributors, TaskBoard aims to replicate the basics of commonly used Kanban apps like Trello and LeanKit all within a very small and light footprint.

Some of TaskBoard’s main key features are the following:

  • Email notifications
  • Unlimited and customizable boards with items
  • Full history logging
  • Robust privilege system
  • Supports file attachments

TaskBoard is licensed under the MIT License and can be self-hosted on a Linux-based server. For this tutorial, we recommend using a public-facing server with a freshly installed CentOS 7 Linux distribution, along with a registered domain name.

If you follow this guide on how to install and configure TaskBoard on CentOS 7 correctly, the install process won’t take more than 10-15 minutes. Let’s get started!


How to Install Cockpit on CentOS 7

In this article, we will show you how to install Cockpit CMS on a CentOS 7 VPS and help install Apache & PHP on it as well.

Cockpit is a free, open source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) application written in PHP. It is a simple content platform used by web developers to create and manage any structured content. Cockpit stores the data in an SQLite database, so you don’t need to install or configure a database server such as MySQL / MariaDB. All of this combined makes for a pleasant CMS experience that allows you to share your ideas and content with the world without needing almost any technical knowledge whatsoever.

Let’s get started with the installation.


How to Install Gitea on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will show you how to install and configure Gitea service on Ubuntu 18.04. One of the best alternatives for GitHub is Gitea. Git with a cup of tea, also known as Gitea, is an open-source application that is a fork of Gogs and is functionally very similar to GitHub, Bitbucket, and Gitlab.

Gitea is written in the Go language and can be run anywhere that Go can be compiled, such as Linux, macOS, Windows, ARM and PowerPC architectures. Gitea has many features such as problems and time tracking, branch repository, file locking, and tagging, merging and more. By following the instructions below, you will install Nginx, MariaDB, Git, create a system user, install Gitea and configure Nginx as a reverse proxy. Lets begin.


How to Add a User to Sudo Group on Debian 9

In this article, we will show you how to add a user to the sudo group in Debian 9.

Every time you install a fresh new operating system, a user named root is being created automatically. This user is extremely powerful and even dangerous because it has a complete access to the server. Typically, the root user is only used for administrative tasks, as there are no restrictions present like they are for any other user.

Note that Linux does not have an “undo” command. In order to reduce the risk of irreversible damage to the system, we can create a user who will not have privileges to execute commands that can affect the server. However, having administrative access may still be appropriate for everyday tasks – sometimes we need the power to execute some command as an administrative user. This benefit can be utilized using the sudo command. However, to use the sudo command, the user is required to be present in the sudo group. Let’s get started with the tutorial. This should work in Debian 10 as well as other future versions of Debian, as these commands usually only have small variations over time.