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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 […]

Package Management Walkthrough: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 29, 2019 @ 9:22 am, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will give you an overview of package management utilities on Ubuntu and Debian, Centos, Fedora, and FreeBSD. Once you install, say, Apache and Nginx, PHP, a MySQL database, all these systems start behaving similarly. The main difference is located in the tools for package management and that is how most newcomers […]

How to Edit Files From Your Linux VPS Terminal

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 23, 2019 @ 8:20 am, by Dusko Savic

There is a constant need to read, edit and change text files on any VPS, mostly after the installation of new packages. Learning, practicing and gaining proficiency with command line text editors can mean a world of difference in your experience and results with VPS. If your server runs into a trouble, the only resource […]

How To Set Up Cron On Your VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 21, 2019 @ 10:33 am, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will see how to set up repetitive tasks on your VPS. You may want to automate system maintenance or administration so that you download email every day, download weekly new songs from the Internet, erase files that you do not need any more, daily backup your databases or data, update your […]

How to Replace Apache with NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 20, 2019 @ 12:43 pm, by Gopal Raha

NGINX is the modern web server founded by computer software engineer Igor Sysoev in the year 2004. NGINX is used by the most busiest and high traffic website. NGINX works out of box with the most major web stacks including LEMP (Linux, NGINX, MySQL, PHP) stack. This tutorial assumes that your website is hosted with […]

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 […]

How to Setup & Configure VestaCP on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 9, 2019 @ 6:56 am, by Dusko Savic

VestaCP is a versatile open-source control panel for Linux machines. It provides a point & click, clutter-free interface, simplifying server administration tasks at the same time.   In this tutorial we will walk you through the process of installation, configuration, and first time usage of this free and open-source web hosting control panel.

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.

How To Install And Configure Postfix on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 7, 2019 @ 6:49 am, by Dusko Savic

With this tutorial, you will learn how to install and use Postfix, an open-source mail transfer agent. With Postfix, you will be able to send and receive e-mail, and also send them through third party SMTP servers, such as

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 […]

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