Ubuntu 18.04 – Install Samba Server

What is Samba?

Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix. ~ https://www.samba.org/

Microsoft’s Windows operating system (OS) has historically been the most popular and widely installed operating system in the world. However, it is not the only operating system and others are gaining more market share every year.

As a developer, I lean on the flexibility of Ubuntu Linux. I have found it easier to install, remove, and update many pieces of software on Ubuntu than on the Windows OS. The Ubuntu community is very large, active, and helpful when it comes to understanding and troubleshooting Ubuntu versions. There are also many other Linux distributions and users worldwide.

Google’s Android OS has also taken large market shares in recent years. Mobile devices have changed the way that websites are developed. Mobile devices have the capability to create pictures, videos, and even conventional data like text documents and spread sheets. Continue reading “Ubuntu 18.04 – Install Samba Server”

Ubuntu 18.04 – Bionic Beaver – How To Install Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP)

This article will explain how to install Apache, MySQL, and PHP on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). This setup is commonly called a LAMP stack, an acronym for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. The instructions will use the terminal to install the required software. Continue reading “Ubuntu 18.04 – Bionic Beaver – How To Install Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP)”