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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 4: WordPress and wp-cli

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 15, 2019 @ 6:00 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to the fourth installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series.In Part 1 and Part 2 we configured a LAMP server with PHP-FPM running PHP 7.3 and a modern version of MariaDB. Then we configured a single VirtualHost for hosting a website, and in Part 3 configured that VirtualHost to […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 3: Let’s Encrypt SSL

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 13, 2019 @ 6:10 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to the third installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series. This tutorial builds on the work done in Part 1 and Part 2, so if you haven’t checked them out, now’s a good time. In this installment we’re going to secure our new Virtual Host (lowend-tutorial.tld) with a Let’s Encrypt […]

How to Secure Apache with Let’s Encrypt Ubuntu 16.04

  In this tutorial, we will examine how to secure Apache with Let’s Encrypt for the Ubuntu 16.04 operating system.   We will first examine an overview of Let’s Encrypt, certificate authorities, and then dive into a step by step guide to install & configure Let’s Encrypt on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS servers and the review how […]

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 7, 2019 @ 6:53 am, by Dusko Savic

With this tutorial, you will be able to install and secure phpMyAdmin, the most popular program for accessing MySQL and MariaDB databases on Internet servers.

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 2]

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 3, 2019 @ 5:05 am, by Ryan Flowers

In Part 1 of this Tutorial, we discussed why we decided to build a LAMP server instead of getting one pre-configured via a control panel such as cPanel or Virtualmin. We configured Remi’s repository for PHP and installed PHP 7.3 and PHP-FPM. We also got the latest version of MariaDB installed and filled in some […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 1]

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 3, 2019 @ 5:04 am, by Ryan Flowers

Welcome to another LowEndBox Linux tutorial! In this post we’re going to design and configure a high performance server that will allow you to run multiple websites using the latest software available. Our server will be based on CentOS 7 Linux, Apache 2.4, MariaDB (a fork of MySQL) and PHP 7.3.  This combination of software […]

Set Up And Configure Postfix E-Mail Server with Dovecot On Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 31, 2019 @ 6:08 pm, by Dusko Savic

Set Up And Configure Postfix E-Mail Server with Dovecot With this tutorial, we assume that you have already installed Postfix, an open-source mail transfer agent. After that, we install and configure Dovecot, an open source IMAP and POP3 email server for Linux/UNIX-like systems. Finally, we shall install SquirrelMail, a mail user interface, to show that […]

How To Install Laravel on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 14, 2019 @ 2:13 pm, by Dusko Savic

How To Install Laravel on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS With this tutorial, you will start from a clean Ubuntu 16.04 install, set it up to run Laravel, and end up with a demo Laravel application installed. Other articles in this series will show you how to set up the database and Laravel environment, and then how […]

How To Install CakePHP On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 13, 2019 @ 10:53 am, by Dusko Savic

How To Install CakePHP On a Ubuntu 16.04 VPS With this tutorial, you will be able to create a CakePHP environment from scratch, define a database, and automatically generate a working web app. You will start with an empty black screen and within an hour have a small web site on a VPS.

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 1

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 12, 2019 @ 9:54 am, by Ryan Flowers

In the professional Linux web hosting world, cPanel rules as king. That’s not necessarily a bad thing! cPanel is rich in features and is for the most part stable and reliable. But it’s also completely unsuitable for a small, inexpensive VPS that you’d find here at LowEndBox.  Most likely the cPanel license will cost significantly more than […]

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