How to disable window grouping in Xfce

Window grouping is a combination of icons of open applications of the same type into one. Grouping saves space on your control panel. But not everyone likes the grouping of windows, because in this form, more actions are needed to switch to the desired window. You can also get confused in the windows and waste […]

How to change Linux language without reinstalling my OS

When installing Linux, you can select the system language (locale) - and in the future this language will be used in Linux programs and windows (except for those applications for which no translation has been made). If you decide to change the Linux language, then you do not need to reinstall it - just follow […]

Chromium will no longer sync passwords - what should Linux users do?

Chrome and Chromium on Linux Everyone knows the Google Chrome web browser. Chromium is at its core. That is, Chromium is the open source web browser that Google builds on the Chrome web browser, adding proprietary (i.e. closed) code to it. The Chrome browser is distributed by Google itself as compiled files. The Chromium browser […]

pacman error “warning: failed to retrieve some files” (SOLVED)

This article focuses on errors that occur due to problems with the mirror list. pacman error “The requested URL returned error: 404” There is a cache for the package manager to work - this cache contains information about existing packages for installation, their versions and download links. To update (or download for the first time) […]

Password and unix_socket authentication in MySQL and MariaDB. Error “#1698 - Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’” (SOLVED)

How to fix #1698 - Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ In the latest versions of MariaDB (possibly MySQL), unix_socket authentication is used by default. If you are not familiar with it, then you might have encountered the error “#1698 - Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’”. Let's take a look at what unix_socket authentication is in […]

How to Run a Program Automatically on Startup in Linux

If you want a program or script to run when the system starts up, then this can be done using systemctl. This method is universal: autorun also works on headless servers, not just when you enter a graphical desktop environment. This method is universal and will work on all systems where systemctl is present (e.g. […]

Error “Unable to load dynamic library ‘’” (SOLVED)

When running a web server or running PHP scripts on the command line, you may encounter an error: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '' (tried: /usr/lib/php/modules/ (/usr/lib/php/modules/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory), /usr/lib/php/modules/ (/usr/lib/php/modules/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory)) in Unknown […]

What is website? Analogs and mirrors

Site (short for “super IP”) started out as a service with several pages for various actions with IP addresses: compilation of IP ranges of countries, cities, Internet providers getting information about IP and IPv6 address (location, ISP, whois) showing the user his IP Subsequently, the site acquired calculators and converters for IP and […]

How to add PHP path to %PATH% environment variable on Windows

What is PATH and what is it for It is quite possible that you have never encountered echo %PATH% and environment variable expressions before, so I will briefly explain what it is. The PATH variable contains a list of folders in which Windows looks for executable files. In the GUI, when shortcuts are used to […]

How to install Apache web server with PHP, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Windows

Table of contents 1. Windows web server 2. How to install Apache on Windows 3. How to install PHP on Windows 4. PHP 8 setup 5. How to install MySQL on Windows 6. How to install phpMyAdmin on Windows Conclusion Windows web server A web server is a program that is designed to process requests for websites and send website […]