Servers

How to install and setup Varnish in Ubuntu 16.04

One of the problems with running a site with many users is that the constant requests for dynamic content can really bog down a web server. In order to solve this problem, many big companies turn to a tool called Varnish. It’s an HTTP accelerator that caches both static and…

Install HHVM + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

  The LEMHH software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web applications. This is an acronym that describes a Linux operating system, with an Nginx web server. The backend data is stored in MySQL and the dynamic processing is handled by…

Display Linux TCP / UDP Network and Socket Information with the 'ss' command

The ss command is used to show socket statistics. It can display stats for PACKET sockets, TCP sockets, UDP sockets, DCCP sockets, RAW sockets, Unix domain sockets, and more. It allows showing information similar to netstat command.It can display more TCP and state information than other tools. It…

How to setup FTP server on ubuntu 14.04 with VSFTPD

FTP is used to transfer files from one host to another over TCP network. This article explains how to setup FTP server on ubuntu 14.04 . There are 3 popular FTP server packages available PureFTPD, VsFTPD and ProFTPD. Here i’ve used VsFTPD which…

HowTo Create Linux Swap On Ubuntu 12.04

About Linux Swapping Linux RAM is composed of chunks of memory called pages. To free up pages of RAM, a “linux swap” can occur and a page of memory is copied from the RAM to preconfigured space on the hard disk. Linux swaps allow a system to harness more memory than…

Syncronize Files Between Servers With RSYNC

Synchronize Files With rsync Synchronizing files from one server to another is quite awesome. You can use it for backups, for keeping web servers in sync, and much more. It's fast and it doesn't take up as much bandwidth as normal copying would. And the best thing is, it can be…

Install Bit Torrent Sync on Ubuntu

There are some great tools for syncing files over the internet available to us, but one stands out from the rest in regards of technology used and possible use cases. A public beta version was released in June this year and now it’s available for Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD, Android and…

Ubuntu: How To Start Program As Service

According to Ubuntu’s Upstart website, “Upstart is an event-based replacement for the /sbin/init daemon which handles starting of tasks and services during boot, stopping them during shutdown and supervising them while the system is running.”Basically, Upstart is an init daemon that replaces the /etc/init.d scripts.It comes…

PHP files are downloaded by browser instead of processed by the server, how to solve it?

After upgraded some packages in my ubuntu server, sometimes php configuration goes crazy and PHP files are downloaded by browser instead of processed by the server, how to solve it? Here are the steps to solve fastly the problem.   Follow thiese commands:   Code: sudo a2enmod php5 and it said "Module php5 already enabled".    re-starting apache2…

Useful list of commands for linux server management

List of checks that you can perform on a linux server to try and figure out why it keeps going down Disk Space: df -h (Make sure you have enough disk space) Memory: free -m (Check you're not out of memory) Processes / Load average top (shift + m) htop (Check for processes that are taking up a lot of…

Programming

The HTML5 Quick Learning Guide

HTML5 syntax is compatible with both HTML4 and XHTML1. Want to close empty elements with a slash? Go for it.…

How to Create a Password Strength Indicator With jQuery

If you are building a system that allows the users to login in, then it is always a good idea…

21 PHP Libraries You Should Know About

The aim of the Standard PHP Library-or SPL is to provide a standard library of interfaces which allows developers to…

How to Retrieve Twitter Timeline and Hashtags in PHP

How to Retrieve Twitter Timeline and Hashtags in PHP (Twitter OAuth API 1.1) So, here we offer a guide that explains…

Servers

How to install and setup Varnish in Ubuntu 16.04

One of the problems with running a site with many users is that the constant requests for dynamic content can…

Install HHVM + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04

  The LEMHH software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web…

Display Linux TCP / UDP Network and Socket Information with the 'ss' command

The ss command is used to show socket statistics. It can display stats for PACKET sockets, TCP sockets, UDP sockets,…

How to setup FTP server on ubuntu 14.04 with VSFTPD

FTP is used to transfer files from one host to another over TCP network. This article explains how to setup…

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