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How to Install and Use VirtualBox?

Whoa… VirtualBox! VirtualBox is a fantastic program for creating virtual instances of your everyday regular computer machines. We normally use the program to pop up virtual Linux distribution machines like CentOS and Ubuntu so that even when we’re using a Windows or Mac machine, we can still have a window that is running Linux. 1) Download VirtualBox You can find the latest virtual box at the following link: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads We’ll select the Windows hosts latest option, which is about 106...

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What is Cloud Computing?

  You may have heard of cloud computing. Cloud computing is this buzz word describing a virtual method of accessing computers. Berkeley’s “Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing” explains the term nicely, and it provides a wide overview of cloud computing. I’ll summarize the contents of the paper.   Summary of the paper “Above the Clouds: A Berkeley View of Cloud Computing” establishes definitions of cloud computing and explains the parts that make up the service. Introducing...

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6 Easy Steps to Learn Github For the First Time

For newcomers, Github is a version control system used by lots of software engineers for keeping track of code. Github can be hard! Really hard to learn! Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s like riding a bicycle. You never forget?” Github can be the same as riding a bicycle for any beginner! Everyone knows the power of metaphors or sayings. They stay in your head, so here’s one for learning Github for the first time. Here are 6 steps to...

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5 Ways to Get to the Top of YouTube Search

  YouTube… and search… how do you get your videos to the top of the page when people search? SEO. Search Engine Optimization. Ever heard of it? The buzz word to get your webpages to the top of Google search! YouTube follows similar but different rules! In this article, you’ll find out how to get your videos to the top of YouTube search. This is the general formula for success on YouTube!   1) Quality of your videos   I know. Quality? So...

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8 Steps to Install Cygwin on Windows

Cygwin provides the Linux feeling on Windows. With Cygwin, you can get a sizable Linux collection of GNU and Open Source tools including a terminal that supports POSIX interface on Windows. Step 1) Check whether your System type is 32 bit or 64 bit. If you have Windows 8 or 8.1, right click on This PC on your Desktop, then click on Properties. If you don’t have This PC on your Desktop, you can also use Windows’ search to look...

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14 Steps to Create a Website with Amazon Web Services EC2 instance – Ubuntu

Setting up an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance for the first time can be a pain in the ass. It’s time for an easy tutorial on how to get a website set up on an AWS EC2 Ubuntu instance. Step 1: Go to http://aws.amazon.com. Sign up for an Amazon Web Services account if you don’t already have an account. Sign into your account if you have one.   Step 2: Click on EC2 Virtual Servers in the Cloud on the left side...

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How to Make Money from YouTube Videos?

YouTube has become the centralized go-to place for video viewing and uploading for years. Besides uploading videos to show to your best friends and family, more popular YouTubers can make a sizable amount of income from their videos. You can make money from YouTube? Of course, you can! Years ago Back in the day, famous YouTubers could join YouTube’s own partner program. The partner program allowed established YouTubers who climbed their way to popularity to receive revenue for their hard...

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