Forums and bulletin board systems are a popular means to build communities and help keep people connected without real-time communication methods. There are a number of popular systems that make it possible to establish your own independent forum on the Internet. These guides will help you install your board software of choice on your Linode.

How to Install and Run AskBot with LetsEncrypt SSL on Ubuntu 16.04

This guide shows how to Install and Deploy an AskBot Question and Answer Forum with LetsEncrypt SSL.

How to Install a Simple Machines Discussion Forum (SMF) on Linux

This tutorial will guide you through installing a Simple Machines Forum a flexible (SMF), a small to mid-sized discussion forum that's easy to customize.