James Kiarie


Hey! This is James, a tech enthusiast, and a certified Linux professional. I derive immense gratification in learning more about FOSS technologies more keeping tabs on the latest tools and features in several Linux distributions. Away from Linux, I love swimming, hiking and playing video games.

Latest Articles

How to install Laravel on Debian 9

Laravel is a popular free and open source PHP framework that supports MVC structure and enables developers to write PHP code seamlessly and efficiently. In this article, you will learn how to install Laravel on Debian 9.

How to monitor NGINX with Amplify on Linux

NGINX amplify is a tool that monitors performance, enables real-time examination and helps to fix problems linked with running and scaling of websites, and tracking of systems running within the NGINX.

5 Best Linux Console File Managers

In this guide, we look at 5 Best Linux Console File Managers alongside their features and benefits. A console refers to a computer interface that handles application on a text-only computer interface or a command line interface and in some cases can be used within a graphical user interface.

How to install Apache Cassandra in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Apache Cassandra provides linear scale performance, fault tolerance, high availability and seamless data distribution across multiple servers and cloud availability zones. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Apache Cassandra on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

How to install Webmin with Let’s Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Webmin is a popular web-based platform used to manage servers in an easy and friendly manner. If you are not apt at working on the terminal, then Webmin provides a better option for system administration tasks through a Graphical User Interface.

How to install Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS

In this guide, we take a look at how to install Ubuntu server 18.04 LTS. Recently, it was all smiles and jubilation after Canonical announced that it has extended support for Ubuntu 18.04 from 5 years to 10 years! Amazing, isn't it? Installing Ubuntu server is a walk in the park given that there is a beautiful wizard to take you through the entire process.

How to install Wine 4.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 & Linux Mint 19

Wine is short for Wine Is Not an Emulator. It's popularly used for running applications such as Notepad. It's a compatibility layer that comes in handy when users want to run applications/games/services that are not available in Linux yet. In this article, we are going to install Wine 4.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 and Linux 19.

Wine 4.0 released with Vulkan, Direct3D 12, and Better HiDPI support

Wine 4.0 has officially been released promising massive improvements in their latest release. Besides the 6000 changes made to the latest release, developers have centered their focus on 4 key highlights.