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Thanks, yelnats and welcome to the forum!

Are there any topics you are interested in specifically that you would like to see posts on?

I’m interested in creating a sort of ecommerce store to sell my own stuff on the Ghost blog, specifically one that can take PayPal payments (or maybe crypto) not only Stripe.

Not sure if this is the most relevant request, but if you guys think this is a topic that can be expanded on, it’d be cool to see it here.

Hi Van (mind if I keep calling you Van?),

Unfortunately ecommerce isn’t really something I have any expertise in- I’m more of a buyer than a seller. :sweat_smile:

I think Ghost has some ecommerce integrations- shopify being one of them. Would something like that work?

Have you looked into WordPress as opposed to Ghost? I think they probably have a lot more ecommerce support due to their size and age.

If I come across anything, I’ll keep you in mind!

Thanks again for the feedback and welcome to the blog,
TorqueWrench

Ok, just saw your reply right now. I didn’t get a notif for this.

I looked at Snipcart, which is recommended on the Ghost official site. Seems very good.

I will give these guys a try & see how it goes. Thanks for your suggestion. Wordpress has too many little things to configure which may be too much for me. That’s why I am happily using Ghost.

Love your Wireguard tutorial on RPi! Yes you can call me Van :slight_smile:

I posted a topic in the Linux section about filesystem event triggers. Could be an interesting thing to look at.

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May I request some guide or instructions on how to install Linux (Ubuntu)? I am trying to go full ‘free open-source’ software that is backed by the community.

I understand that this may be real beginner stuff that may bore the skillful folks. But I can’t really seem to get it up & running properly. (And this is the first step!). Really appreciate any guides or pointers.

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Hi @vjvanjungg,

Good idea. I’ll write up a guide on my “boilerplate” Linux installs. I mostly use VMs now, but the idea will be the same if you’re doing a full install on a thick client. What are you trying to run it on?

Ubuntu is my go-to Linux distribution as well. What kind of problems have you been running into? I’d like to be able to target my article at those in the guide.

-TorqueWrench

Thank you for the response. Last time I was attempting to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a Windows machine. I don’t remember exactly but maybe I was trying to install Ubuntu only (without dual boot). The issue I got was related to the resolution of the screen of some sort. In this case, although we can hear the start-up tunes, nothing shows up on screen—it’s just a blank dark screen. But we know it’s there.

And the last last time I was tinkering with VirtualBox. While trying to start Ubuntu inside it, I got a message that says I should enable some feature in the BIOS for it to work. Which eventually I couldn’t find while browsing through the BIOS. It leads me to question which hardware should we choose or what the requirements for the install to work are, etc.

If you could perhaps provide some information for this, it would be so amazing! Really hope to get off for a better start with this.