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by LHammonds
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS
Replies: 24
Views: 11692

Install Ubuntu Server

Install Ubuntu Server NOTE: During the setup process throughout this entire document, most commands will require "sudo" as a prefix. However, this document will be using "sudo su" to temporarily gain root privileges so that subsequent commands will work without the need for the "sudo" prefix. Power...
by LHammonds
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS
Replies: 24
Views: 11692

Analysis and Design

Analysis and Design The Ubuntu Server Long-Term Support (LTS) is great choice for companies because it is a solid operating system that happens to be free. If professional support is needed, there is an option to buy support for the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions of the operating system. The larg...
by LHammonds
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS
Replies: 24
Views: 11692

How to Install and Configure an Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS

WARNING: This documentation will be based on the "legacy" version of 20.04. NOTE: This documentation was developed using the "legacy" CD image for Ubuntu Server 20.04 which seems just like the 18.04 traditional installer but seems to be hidden from the download menus and being phased out. Greetings...
by LHammonds
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 4
Views: 8622

Volume / Disk Management

Volume / Disk Management During installation, we specified a 30GB LVM which was just big enough to fit the base installation with a little bit of breathing room. When the volumes were created during setup, the file systems were automatically expanded to fill the entire volume. We will now increase ...
by LHammonds
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 4
Views: 8622

Initial Configurations

Initial Configurations Edit the network configuration file: sudo vi /etc/netplan/01-netcfg.yaml Change the Ethernet interface: (We need to change it from using DHCP to a static IP) From: network: version: 2 renderer: networkd ethernets: enp0s3: dhcp4: yes To: network: version: 2 renderer: networkd ...
by LHammonds
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 4
Views: 8622

Install Ubuntu Server

Install Ubuntu Server Power on the machine and insert the Ubuntu Server Network Installer CD (or USB) Installer boot menu - Select "Install" and press {ENTER} Press {ENTER} to accept English Press {ENTER} to accept United States Press {ENTER} to accept do not detect keyboard layout Press {ENTER} to...
by LHammonds
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 4
Views: 8622

Analysis and Design

Analysis and Design The Ubuntu Server Long-Term Support (LTS) is great choice for companies because it is a solid operating system that happens to be free. If professional support is needed, there is an option to buy support for the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions of the operating system. The larg...
by LHammonds
Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 4
Views: 8622

How to install minimal Ubuntu Server 18.04

------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------- Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my foot steps as well as getting any advice based on what I have done / documented. To discuss this thread, please participate here: >> INSERT LINK HERE << High-level ov...
by LHammonds
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ARK: Survival Evolved
Replies: 1
Views: 7254

Batch file for single player savegames

Post on Steam Here is a batch file that can help you with making backups of your single player maps. Every time you run the batch file, it will create an archive of each map and will include a timestamp in the filename. Each subsequent run will create new archives each time without worry of overrid...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

Upgrading phpBB

Upgrading phpBB The download page for phpbb does a pretty-good job of telling you how to upgrade phpBB. It can get a bit confusing if you are upgrading very old versions of phpBB so here is what I did to upgrade 3.0.8 to 3.2.0 which required (for me) upgrading to specific versions in between. Pre-U...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

Install phpBB

Install phpBB At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privileges by typing sudo su Type the following commands: mkdir /var/www/forum.mydomain.com cd /tmp wget https://www.phpbb.com/files/release/phpBB-...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

Required and Optional Libraries

Install Required phpBB Libraries Type the following to install the required libraries: apt -y install php7.2-json Install Optional phpBB Libraries Type the following to install the optional libraries: apt -y install php7.2-gd php7.2-xml php-imagick PHP Module Verification Make sure the modules you ...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

Configure Database

Configure MariaDB / MySQL In this scenario, a dedicated and general-purpose database server already exists and it will be used to hold the application's database. Connect to the MariaDB/MySQL server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpas...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

Server Preparation

Create Ubuntu Web Server Click here for detailed instructions on setting up a production-quality Ubuntu Server . Once you have the base operating system installed, proceed to follow these instructions to install Apache web server . When it talks about setting up your web root, be sure to substitute...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 10764

How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04

Overview phpBB is a free PHP-based bulletin board forum software. This documentation will describe the steps to manually install the software onto a dedicated web server and tie it into a separate dedicated database server which is typical of a production environment rather than having an entire LA...
by LHammonds
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install KVM on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 0
Views: 8633

How to install KVM on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

------------- PROJECT ON INDEFINITE HOLD ------------- It felt like I was having to stitch together too many pieces and did not have a front-end that non-*nix admins could utilize. I looked over the Management Tools page and felt that "Proxmox VE" would be the best solution for a small cluster. I w...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 15729

Player List Script for Web Page

Player List Script for Web Page This bash script will update a web page for each instance to show all known players. The web page(s) should be pulled into your main web page via an include statment because the script re-creates the page each time. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 15729

Shutdown Script

Shutdown Script This bash script will notify online players of a pending shutdown and then proceed to shutdown each instance. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-shutdown.sh sudo chown root:root /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-shutdown.sh sudo chmod 700 /var/scripts/prod/sd...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 15729

Backup Script

Backup Script This bash script will create a full backup of your maps and notify players in-game when the backup starts and finishes. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-backup.sh sudo chown root:root /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-backup.sh sudo chmod 700 /var/scripts/pro...