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Migrating a Magento Installation from Apache2 to NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 28, 2019 @ 6:48 am, by Elliot Cooper

Magento is one of the worlds leading e-commerce CMS solutions and is used by over 200K websites. What makes Magento such an appealing e-commerce CMS is that Magento offers a free, community edition of their platform. Anyone with some Linux knowledge and access to a modest virtual machine can get their online store up and […]

How to Set Up a Minecraft Server on Your VPS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 27, 2019 @ 6:31 am, by Dusko Savic

This tutorial will show you how to set up and configure your own Minecraft server on a VPS. We will be installing SpigotMC, a highly optimized Minecraft server, written in Java, with integrated support for plugins. In the end, you will have a Minecraft server always ready for you and your friends to play on.

How to Install ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 17, 2019 @ 9:18 am, by Rhyan Solomon

ISPConfig is arguably the most complete open source server administration control panel in existence. Developed by Till Brehm of projektfarm in 2005, it has stood the test of time and endured as the de facto favorite among serious self-hosters and hosting agencies alike. Not only does ISPConfig offer a full-featured control panel for managing multiple […]

How to Set Up a Node.js Application On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 15, 2019 @ 3:35 pm, by Dusko Savic

How to Set Up a Node.js Application On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Node.js is an open source, cross platform, server side environment for building fast and scalable network applications. Node.js applications are written in JavaScript and executed by Google’s V8 JS engine. It effectively allows you to run JavaScript code on the server. Here are some […]

How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 15, 2019 @ 3:28 pm, by Dusko Savic

How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Let us presume that you have already set up an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS server with Apache and that you have installed a bare bones Laravel app. In this tutorial we shall install and create a MySQL database and connect the app to it. The […]

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 […]

Setup SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 13, 2019 @ 1:43 pm, by Sean Richards

Who should read this? This tutorial is for novice to intermediate linux users who want to go beyond basic password security.  Security professionals recommend using ssh keys to make authentication into ssh sessions faster, easier and more secure.   As passwords become longer and more complex they become more difficult to use and manage. Key based […]

How To Set Up CakePHP For Production: Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , Date/Time: May 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am, by Dusko Savic

How To Set Up CakePHP For Production: Ubuntu 16.04 We shall assume that you have developed a CakePHP app on the server and that you are going to launch it as a product. To bring your app to the production level, you’ll need to Clean up the code, Increase security by enabling Security and CSRF […]

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.

How to setup OpenVPN on your VPS: Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 25, 2019 @ 5:53 pm, by Sean Richards

Who should read this tutorial:   This tutorial is written for novice level Linux users and DevOps folks who need to add encryption to their internet traffic.  A virtual private network (an encrypted network over the public internet) to access specific networks or services from the outside is the way to go.   What are […]

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