Category: Linux

Linux Mint: Missing VMWare Menu Items After Install

I decided to switch my main operating system recently. I switched to Linux Mint from Windows 10. I want to show my support and appreciation for open source software and free software (free as in freedom, not free beer). Microsoft is slowly embracing the open source world. However, they have a couple of cash cows…

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Linux Mint: No support for en_us.utf8

Introduction If you’re anything like me you probably love Linux. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Linux, Linux is an open source operating system originally developed by Linux Torvalds. I’m not going to go into the story behind Linux to explain when and why Linux was developed. A simple Google search will bring up…

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Apache – Remove WWW from URL and Force SSL

Introduction Removing the “www” from your URL and enforcing SSL may seem like a daunting task to you, but it isn’t. It’s pretty simple. Whether you’re on shared hosting with limited access to configuration or have full control because you’re hosting your site on a VPS (from an excellent place like Digital Ocean), you can…

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