Use apt or apt-get on Linux?

Should we use apt or apt-get on Linux? Advanced Package Tool apt and apt-get are both command-line tools for handling packages on Debian and Debian based Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Linux users who update Linux from the command line on Debian based systems are familiar with “sudo apt-get update” and “sudo … Continue reading Use apt or apt-get on Linux?

FileZilla SFTP Connection Error

FileZilla shows a message: Error: Pageant failed to answer challenge when trying to connect to a server using SFTP. This FileZilla SFTP connection error prevents connecting to a remote server using the FileZilla application. SSH from the command line also fails. Error: Pageant failed to answer challenge Message in FileZilla The image below shows the … Continue reading FileZilla SFTP Connection Error

LAMP Stack Linux Mint Installation

How to install a LAMP stack on Linux Mint 19 and Linux Mint 19.1 for local web development. A local LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) with phpMyAdmin is necessary for web development and testing locally before making a web site live. This tutorial should be of interest to anyone wanting to do PHP … Continue reading LAMP Stack Linux Mint Installation

Orange Pi Zero Windows Quick Start Tutorial

Get up and running fast with the Orange Pi Zero single-board computer in this Orange Pi Zero Windows quick start tutorial. Use Windows 10 to set up a micro-SD card with a Linux operating system to run on an Orange Pi Zero. Communicate with with the Orange PI headless via an Ethernet connection from a … Continue reading Orange Pi Zero Windows Quick Start Tutorial

How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux

How to install a local LAMP stack on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu computer for local PHP and MySQL development or for development on a local WordPress website. Why Install a LAMP Stack? When developing PHP web pages and applications on a local Linux computer it is necessary to install a local web server and … Continue reading How to Install a Local LAMP Stack on Linux

How to Install the GCC C++ Compiler on Linux Mint

If you try to compile C++ code on a Linux Mint or Ubuntu computer using gcc, the compile will fail. C++ code needs to be compiled using the g++ compiler which must first be installed. This article explains how to install the GCC C++ compiler on Linux Mint and Ubuntu based systems. Trying to compile … Continue reading How to Install the GCC C++ Compiler on Linux Mint