Category: How to

Running Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge on Ubuntu

You don’t need to have dedicated machine with windows or to give up using Linux or Mac just because you need to test your work on IE or Edge.

Here how you can run IE and Edge on Ubuntu. It should work on any other Linux or MAC OS. You don’t need to have windows licence or perform the system installation.

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Setup Apache 2 & PHP 5.6 environment on Ubuntu 16.04

Install Apache

https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/serverguide/httpd.html

sudo apt install apache2

Check computer name

hostname

Returned ‘userver’. I’ll use it in apache configuration for setting sub-domains.

Setup enabled sites. I.e directories and its host names. I’ll setup localhost, local ip address and subdomain main.userver to point to same directory of my main project. I’ll keep the apache default page for reference on address apache.userver

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Turn on computer remotely

Did you know that you can turn on a computer over LAN or Internet? Yes you can! Why will you need it? For example you have a computer that you need to connect to remotely. So instead of keeping it always on, you can turn it on remotely and then just turn it of when you done.

I need it for my file server that I’ve made. I’ve installed Ubuntu a cheap PC and configured it as network file server. I want to hide it somewhere far at home and it will be connected only with power and LAN cable. I don’t need it always on so here how you set the “Wake on LAN”.

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