Mar 15 2017

How to initialize LXD again

LXD is the pure-container hypervisor that is pre-installed in Ubuntu 16.04 (or newer) and also available in other GNU/Linux distributions. When you first configure LXD, you need to make important decisions. Decisions that relate to where you are storing the containers, how big that space will be and also how to set up networking. In …

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Mar 01 2017

How to install neo4j in an LXD container on Ubuntu

Neo4j is a different type of database, is a graph database. It is quite cool and it is worth to spend the time to learn how it works. The main benefit of a graph database is that the information is interconnected as a graph, and allows to execute complex queries very quickly. One of the …

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Feb 28 2017

How to create a snap for timg with snapcraft on Ubuntu

In this post we are going to see how to create a snap for a utility called timg. If this is the very first time you heard about snap installation packages, see How to create your first snap. Today we learn the following items about creating snaps with snapcraft, the source of timg comes with …

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Feb 27 2017

How to make a snap package for lolcat with snapcraft on Ubuntu

In this post we are going to see how to make snap installation packages for a program called lolcat. What you need for this tutorial? This tutorial is similar to Snap a python application. If you first follow that tutorial, then this one will reinforce what you have learned and expand to dealing with more …

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Feb 15 2017

Summary of @DellCarePRO Ubuntu Basics Webinar (Feb 2017)

Last week there was a webinar from @DellCarePRO titled Ubuntu Basic Webinar. Today the webinar video Ubuntu Basics Webinar has been posted online, and here is the summary. Introduction   Ubuntu installation as dual-boot             Talk by Barton George           There was emphasis that the initial …

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Feb 07 2017

How to create a snap with snapcraft for howdoi (CLI utilility for stackoverflow)

In the tutorial How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04 we saw how to create a snap with snapcraft for the CLI utility called how2. That was a software based on nodejs. In this post we will repeat the process for another CLI utility called howdoi by Benjamin …

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Feb 07 2017

How to create a snap for how2 (stackoverflow from the terminal) in Ubuntu 16.04

Stackoverflow is an invaluable resource for questions related to programming and other subjects. Normally, the workflow for searching http://stackoverflow.com/, is to search Google using a Web browser. Most probably, the result will be a question from stackoverflow. A more convenient way to query StackOverflow, is to use the how2 command-line utility. Here is how it …

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Feb 04 2017

How to create a snap for a Python app with networking using snapcraft in Ubuntu 16.04

Update #1: 6 Feb 2017  httpstat needs curl. Originally, this HowTo would freshly compile curl from the github source. Now, this HowTo shows how to reuse the existing curl package from the Ubuntu repositories. In this post we see how to create a snap package (or, just snap) of some software in Ubuntu 16.04. A …

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