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How to Setup Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , Date/Time: April 14, 2017 @ 3:57 pm, by Abdu ssamad mk

What is Apache Virtual Host Apache virtual host helps to run multiple websites on the same server. There are two types of virtual host configuration that apache supports IP-based virtual hosts Name-based virtual hosts IP based virtual host configuration is used to host multiple websites on different IP addresses on the same physical server. This […]

How to Install Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) Stack on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: Date/Time: April 11, 2017 @ 2:46 am, by Abdu ssamad mk

Introduction In this article, we will show you how to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu 16.04. It is a common web stack used for hosting contents on the web. The term LAMP is an acronym for the group of open source software which represents Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. In this case, we are using […]

How to Create Your Own Wiki using DokuWiki on your VPS

Tags: , Date/Time: March 4, 2017 @ 7:02 pm, by Matt Zelasko

Have you ever visited Wikipedia and thought to yourself, “Wow, how do I install my own Wiki app?” If this question sounds familiar, you’re in luck because this tutorial will show you how to rapidly get started with DokuWiki. DokuWiki doesn’t require a database so if you have a small low end VPS, DokuWiku is […]

Using Docker on Ubuntu 16.x for WordPress Development

Tags: , Date/Time: February 24, 2017 @ 12:00 am, by Matt Zelasko

Today, I’m going to show you how you can set up Docker on your Ubuntu PC and start using it for WordPress development. Along the way, I’ll show you why you would want to do that. Then I’ll dive into the details and share step-by-step instructions.

How to Setup Your Own IRC Server using InspIRCd on Ubuntu

Date/Time: February 16, 2017 @ 6:43 pm, by Matt Zelasko

Ready to setup your own IRC server on Ubuntu? IRC is better known as Internet Relay Chat and it is an old school method of creating and hosting your own chat room.

OpenVZ, Xen, and KVM – the differences, the advantages, a comparison

Tags: , , Date/Time: January 1, 2017 @ 3:28 am, by Jon Biloh

This editorial has been written by Anthony Smith from Inception Hosting. Thank you, Anthony, for your valued contribution to LowEndBox! This overview is intended to be just that, this is just the first installment and is not intended as a fine detail technical paper simply a no nonsense overview to help in your decision making. […]

How to Build Your Own Web Crawler Using an Ubuntu VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: December 24, 2016 @ 6:53 am, by Jon Biloh

If you want to learn how to build your own web crawler using a VPS, have you considered using Scrapy? In this installment of LowEndTutorials, we’ll go over the basic functions of the Scrapy web crawling app. Scrapy is an open source application that is used to extract data from websites. Its framework is developed […]

How to Setup a Shoutcast Radio VPS on Ubuntu

Tags: Date/Time: December 20, 2016 @ 6:26 am, by Jon Biloh

Have you ever wanted to use your VPS to host a Shoutcast Radio stream? In this article we will talk about how to install SHOUTcast Distributed Network Audio Server (DNAS 2.0) on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Once you have SHOUTcast installed, you will be able to use media players like Winamp or Mixxx to broadcast […]

How to Self Host Images and Photos with Ubuntu VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: December 1, 2016 @ 4:09 am, by Jon Biloh

Hobbyists who look to have maximum control over the image files that they host online may look into purchasing a virtual private server. If you are looking for an alternative to Flickr, a VPS could be the perfect alternative. Several applications exist that will help you self-host your own images. Some are more basic than […]

How to Install TeamSpeak 3 on your Ubuntu VPS

Tags: , Date/Time: November 15, 2016 @ 4:56 pm, by Jon Biloh

Today, we will go over the basics of how to install a TeamSpeak 3 server on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Before you install TeamSpeak 3, it is recommended that you check your VPS provider’s terms and conditions just to make sure that your TeamSpeak 3 server doesn’t violate any rules. If you are looking for […]

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