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How To Enable Root On Mac

A full blog post with all the steps listed out can be found here. Macs are built on Unix and as such, you can use the terminal to run commands. However, by default root is disabled. This video will show … Continue reading

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How to install FireFox on Mac

By default, Macs have safari installed as their Web browser. You may want to change this to use something else. In this tutorial, I will show you how to download and install Firefox on Mac. Step 1¬† First, open safari … Continue reading

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How to Install Server 2019

This tutorial will show you how to install Windows server 2019. In this tutorial we use Virtual box but if you are installing it on to a physical machine the process will be much the same. Step 1 Download Windows … Continue reading

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How to Host a Website on Amazon S3

Amazon AWS S3 is a file storage service on Amazon Web Services. You can also host static websites on S3 quite cheaply and easily. This guide will show you how to host a static website on Amazon s3. Step 1 … Continue reading

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AWS User Data | How to run commands on startup Amazon Linux

Userdata on AWS allows you to run commands on start-up when you launch an EC2 instance on AWS. This is known as boot strapping your instance. In this example we will be boot strapping Amazon Linux with the Apache web … Continue reading

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How to create an Amazon Machine Image

You can create an Amazon Machine Image or AMI for your existing EC2 instance. The AMI will allow you to launch a fresh EC2 instance using the AMI as a template. You can also share the AMI with other AWS … Continue reading

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How to set up server 2019 on amazon web services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) have recently released Windows server 2019 on to AWS. This tutorial will show you how to set up windows server 2019 on AWS. Step¬†1 First log into you aws account and then click Services and then … Continue reading

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Notepad++ Tutorial How to find and replace in files.

When you are searching for a certain string in multiple files the last thing you want to do is to open each file individually and change each string one by one in each file. Notepad++ allows you to search and … Continue reading

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How to Create a VPC on AWS with public and private subnets

A virtual private cloud (VPC) is an on-demand configurable pool of shared computing resources allocated within a public cloud environment, providing a certain level of isolation between the different organizations (denoted as users hereafter) using the resources. The isolation between … Continue reading

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How to change the hostname on windows server 2016

Windows Server 2016 is a server operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems, developed concurrently with Windows 10. This tutorial will show you how to change the hostname on windows server 2016. … Continue reading

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