Tag: ubuntu

Ubuntu launchers

Sometimes there is no obvious way or it simply impossible to create a launcher (shortcut) in Ubuntu. We’ll find out how to create launchers manually in Desktop, Applications list, Autostart list. We’ll see also how to create custom script launchers, for example to connect a device to bluetooth or to do shutdown.

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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


sudo apt install apache2

Check computer name


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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