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How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on a Debian 9 VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 19, 2019 @ 4:13 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will create a simple Node.js application and put it into a production ready environment on Debian 9, “Stretch”. To make the app accessible from your browser, we’ll use Nginx as a reverse proxy. Nginx is a fast and versatile web server, and can also be used as a Load Balancer. To […]

How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 7

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: August 15, 2019 @ 2:38 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will start with an empty VPS with a freshly installed CentOS 7 and will end up with three different sites sharing the same IP address, hosted on the same machine. Apache web server analyzes HTTP request headers and appropriately connects it to the directory structure inside the VPS. The technical term […]

How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: July 23, 2019 @ 8:49 am, by Sean Richards

This How To is designed to help you install Webmin on your fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver and then walk you through some basic functionality like creating a website and adding users.   Webmin is used to provide a web based interface for administration of your Ubuntu server rather than having to perform […]

How To Install And Configure CouchPotato On A Raspberry PI

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 20, 2019 @ 8:31 am, by aphillips

CouchPotato an application server that will easily and automatically download movies and T.V. series. You can set the quality that you want to download e.g. 4K or 1080p, the movie you want and CouchPotato will continuously monitor BitTorrent and Usenet sites and download the version you want as soon as it becomes available.

LEMP Stack Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 18, 2019 @ 12:09 pm, by Dusko Savic

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation of the word […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 6: Moving to NGINX

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: July 15, 2019 @ 7:58 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to the last installment in the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series! In this article we are going to turn our LAMP server into a LEMP server by removing Apache and installing NGINX (pronounced “Engine X”) in its place. Why would we want to replace the Apache web server with NGINX? […]

LEMP Stack Installation on Debian 9

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 13, 2019 @ 12:56 pm, by Dusko Savic

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox, running Debian 9. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation […]

How To Create a DNS Server On Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , Date/Time: July 10, 2019 @ 8:57 pm, by Elliot Cooper

The DNS or Domain Name System is the distributed database that allows zone records, such as IP addresses, to be associated with domain names. When a computer, such as your laptop or phone, needs to communicate with a remote computer, such as a web server, over the internet they use each others IP addresses. People […]

How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 9, 2019 @ 2:35 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we shall start with an empty VPS screen of a freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 and will finish up with three different sites sharing the same IP address. Apache web server analyzes input from the browser and connects it to the directory structure inside VPS. The technical term for “sites” inside VPS boxes […]

Set Up and Use Composer on a Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: July 8, 2019 @ 1:49 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install and use Composer, the dependency manager for PHP.

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