How To Install Nginx Webserver On Ubuntu 16.04

Nginx is a great web server. I am using it on other blogs I owned online. It’s probably the second most popular web servers in used today.. and growing rapidly.

Some will argue that Nginx is more resource-friendly than Apache2 and can be used as a reverse-proxy server.. so it’s pretty good.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install Nginx web server in Ubuntu 16.04.

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Show Unity Launcher At The Bottom Of Your Screen In Ubuntu 16.04

One long awaited feature that was recently released as part of Ubuntu 16.04 is the ability to dock ot move the Unity Launcher to the bottom of your screen.

In previous version of Ubuntu, the launcher was installed at the left side of your screen with no easy way to move it around.. now with the released of Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” , one can change its location easily..

This brief tutorial is going to show you to do that with few commands.

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How To Easily Upgrade To Ubuntu 16.04 From 15.10

Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” was just recently released and this brief tutorial is going to show you how to do an in-place upgrade easily.

An in-place upgrade from 15.10 to 16.04 is quite easy. All you need is a stable Internet connection and running few commands from your terminal.

If you’re running custom packages or have customized your system heavily, you’ll probably want to be cautious when upgrading. Besides those concerns, all should go perfect.

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Hosting WordPress Blogs On Ubuntu With LAMP Support

Hosting your WordPress blogs on your own server is better than on a shared server. New webmasters will opt for shared environments as they’re easy to setup and manage.

The one big hurdle of running your own server is you become the server, network and security guru. Everything falls on your shoulder.

You must secure and patch it with updates, configure it to enhance its performance which can be daunting for many new users.

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How To Use LetsEncrypt SSL With Nginx On Ubuntu Server

Using SSL encryption on your website or blogs to protect user’s privacy  is not a bad idea. In fact, Google recommends it.

Google announced few months back, that if you migrate to your websites and blogs to HTTPS, you may get a small bump on its search engine result pages.

Adding SSL encryption also cost money depending on the certificate you want to install. For those who are not making enough money from their websites or blogs but still want to add SSL certificates can use LetsEncrypt.

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