Month: February 2015

Installing Nginx on CentOS 7

Nginx is a high performance web server software. It is a much more flexible and lightweight program than Apache HTTP Server. This tutorial will teach you how to install and start Nginx on your CentOS 7 server. Prerequisites The steps in this tutorial require the user …

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin with Nginx on an Ubuntu 14.04

Relational database management systems like MySQL are needed for a significant portion of web sites and applications. However, not all users feel comfortable administering their data from the command line. To solve this problem, a project called phpMyAdmin was created in order to offer an alternative …

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin with Nginx on a CentOS 7

Relational database management systems like MySQL and MariaDB are needed for a significant portion of web sites and applications. However, not all users feel comfortable administering their data from the command line. To solve this problem, a project called phpMyAdmin was created in order to offer …

Configure VNC on Ubuntu 14.04

VNC, or “Virtual Network Computing”, is a connection system that allows you to use your keyboard and mouse to interact with a graphical desktop environment on a remote server. VNC makes managing files, software, and settings on a remote server easier for users who are not …

Install an SSL Certificate on apache and nginx

The most crucial point is that the CA that you choose is a member of the root certificate programs of the most commonly used operating systems and web browsers, i.e. it is a “trusted” CA, and its root certificate is trusted by common browsers and other …

Install Node.js on Ubuntu 14.04

We will build and install the latest stable release of Node.js, on the app server. On the app server, let’s update the apt-get package lists with this command: sudo apt-get update Then use apt-get to install Node.js build dependencies: sudo apt-get install -y build-essential openssl libssl-dev …

Configure an OpenVPN Server on CentOS 7

We’re going to install and configure OpenVPN on a CentOS 7 server. We’ll also discuss how to connect a client to the server on Windows, OS X, and Linux. OpenVPN is an open-source VPN application that lets you create and join a private network securely over …

Apache vs Nginx

Apache and Nginx are the two most common open source web servers in the world. Together, they are responsible for serving over 50% of traffic on the internet. Both solutions are capable of handling diverse workloads and working with other software to provide a complete web …

How To install OpenVPN Server on Ubuntu 14.04

OpenVPN is a full-featured open source Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations. In this tutorial, we’ll set up an OpenVPN server on a Droplet and then configure access to it from Windows, OS X, iOS and Android. This tutorial …

Manage Systemd Services and Units

Systemd is an init system and system manager that is widely becoming the new standard for Linux machines. While there are considerable opinions about whether systemd is an improvement over the traditional SysV init systems it is replacing, the majority of distributions plan to adopt it …

Installing phpBB on Ubuntu 14.04

phpBB is a free flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website. You can create a very unique forum in minutes using the extensive database of user-created modifications and styles …

Using Windows-only VPN client software from Linux

Would you like to SSH and browse a company network from the comfort of you Linux desktop, but the VPN client software is available only for Windows desktops? Don’t worry, there is a solution: relay the connection via a virtual Windows machine. It is fairly common …

Dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 with Restricted Boot

In parallel with the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft also introduced new hardware requirements to all manufacturers who sell pre-installed Windows 8 computers. As Microsoft Windows still has a monopoly in the desktop and laptop computer market, lots of people who buy computers suffer from a …

Installing Node.js on SUSE Linux Enterprise

The officially supported collection of software in SUSE Linux Enterprise Linux 11 Service Pack 3 does not contain all conceivable Linux software, but in the Open Build System there are tons of software that is build for SLES 11SP3. Installing these software packages and repositories is …

404 error- Page not Found!

he internet now has become a powerful tool. We can find any information that we need, and there are many ways to find it out. The information can be found out through the search engine or with the help of search box as most of the …

Better wp-cron using linux’s crontab

WordPress has something called wp-cron. If you haven’t head about it, its fine. But please be aware that you cannot live without it! That is why, I am not asking you to disable wp-cron. Disable wp-cron Still, we need to disable WordPress default wp-cron behaviour by adding …