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The Best RSS Readers for Ubuntu

Even if most of the tech experts actively claim that RSS (Rich Site Summary) is dead especially after Google Reader was discontinued 5 years ago but it isn’t yet as still many people rely on RSS to get the latest news, podcasts, videos etc. and almost every website is still…

Category : Software   19-02-2019  

A roadmap to becoming a web developer in 2019

There are plenty of tutorials online, which won't cost you a cent. If you are sufficiently self-driven and interested, you have no difficulty training yourself. The point to learn coding I think is to read a lot of code of other developers, then typing code and testing to see what…

Category : Programming   14-02-2019  

Most Popular Node.js Frameworks in 2019

Before Node.js, web developers always faced the issue of having to use different languages for client-side and server-side scripts. JavaScript was traditionally the language for client-side scripting with the HTML code running in the browser. The invention of Node.js in 2009 introduced server-side scripting with JavaScript code running on the…

Category : Javascript   14-02-2019  

Configuring DNS-over-TLS and DNS-over-HTTPS with any DNS Server

The new DNS-over-TLS (DoT) and DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocols are available for enabling end user's privacy and security given the fact that most DNS clients use UDP or TCP protocols which are prone to eavesdropping, vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks and, are frequently abused by ISPs in many countries with Internet…

Category : Home   27-12-2018  

80 Linux Network Monitor Software & Tools for Managing & Monitoring Unix/Linux Systems

It’s hard work monitoring and debugging Linux performance problems, but it’s easier with the right tools at the right time. Finding a Linux Network Monitor tool or Software package for your Critical servers and services that are running on those systems in one of the most (if not the most)…

Category : Home   23-10-2018  

How to install Letsencrypt certificates with certbot in ubuntu 16.04

Install Certbot's Nginx package with apt-get. sudo apt-get install python-certbot-nginx sudo certbot -i nginx -a webroot -w /var/www/mysite.org -d www.mysite.org edit the nginx config file for /etc/nginx/sites-available/default. server { listen 443 ssl; server_name mysite.org; ssl_certificate /etc/letsencrypt/live/mysite.org/fullchain.pem; ssl_certificate_key /etc/letsencrypt/live/mysite.org/privkey.pem; location / { proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:80; proxy_set_header X-Real-IP$remote_addr; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto https; proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Port 443; proxy_set_header Host $host; } ssl_protocols TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2; } test renew certbot renew --dry-run Create a file…

Category : Home   02-10-2018  

How to Set up a Fully Functional Mail Server on Ubuntu 16.04 with iRedMail

Setting up your own mail server from scratch on Linux is complex and tedious, until you meet iRedMail. This tutorial is going to show you how you can easily and quickly set up a full-fledged mail server on Ubuntu 16.04 with iRedMail under 30 minutes. What is iRedMail? iRedMail is a shell…

Category : Networking   08-08-2018  

Useful Terminal Commands Every Web Developer Should Know About

The command line interface (CLI), or Terminal is considered by many to be the Holy Grail of computer management. At one time the CLI was the only way to accomplish anything on a computer; then, the CLI gave way to the graphical user interface (GUI) as the popularity of PCs…

Category : Operating systems   22-06-2018  

Best Websites to Learn Coding Online

You know and we know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free... If you can teach yourself how to write code, you gain a competitive edge over your peers, you can think more algorithmically and thus can tackle problems more efficiently. But what are the best resources to achieve…

Category : Home   19-06-2018  

The best Free and Open-Source Video editing, VFX and compositing software

The programs listed below are the foundation of this blog. It’s Free & Open-Source software that does all the stuff the expensive commercial programs do. I’ll keep the links here updated, so you always know where to get them. Also, with this basic list, I’m focusing on well-developed programs that work on the major operating…

Category : Home   08-06-2018  

GIMP 2.10 released: Features 32-bit support, new UI and A Ton Of Improvements

It's been over a half-decade since the GIMP 2.8 stable debut and today marks the long-awaited release of GIMP 2.10, its first major update in six years. And among other things, it brings basic support for HiDPI displays. Earlier versions of GIMP used icons that used the same number of pixels…

Category : Home   07-06-2018  

Send Push Notification to Users Using Firebase Messaging Service in PHP

Today I will show you how to send unlimited free push notifications to your clients using Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) in your PHP web application. Push Notifications are clickable messages that come from a website. They are used to show notifications outside the web page context even if the user is not browsing…

Category : Home   14-05-2018  

Setting Up SFTP on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently had a request to setup SFTP for a customer so they could manage a set of files in their environment through an FTP GUI. Being an avid user of command line tools like SCP I haven’t needed to set up FTP or SFTP in many years. So I…

Category : Operating systems   12-03-2018  

ArangoDB, install and configure the popular Database in ubuntu 16.04

Introduction to ArangoDb, open source, NoSQL, multi-model database BigData seems to be getting stronger every day and more and more NoSQL databases are coming out to the market, all trying to position themselves in the lead to be the reference. This week I tried ArangoDB! Another NoSQL database? Today I'm going to…

Category : Home   14-11-2017  

Image Optimizers for various platforms

Image Optimizers for various platforms Linux Trimage (GUI) — similar to ImageOptim and uses many of the same lossless tools under the hood. ImageOptim Web Service (HTTP API) — resize and optimize images in your web applications. Online interface for MozJPEG — a JPEG compressor that produces smaller, higher quality files. The web interface…

Category : Software   15-05-2017  

5 best open source version control systems tools for sysadmins

As a system admin, the chances are you collaborate with multiple people across the company, therefore you will probably know the stress of constantly transferring files and version controlling the changes. Version control tools are a great way to enable collaboration, maintain versions, and track changes across the team. Perhaps the…

Category : Software   13-05-2017  

How to Choose a Laptop for Web Design and Development

Efficiency is important at work, no matter the type of job you do. The better the tools that you use, the more productive you are. So if you’re a web designer, you want a laptop that will be able to handle all your software with ease. However, how do you…

Category : Home   26-04-2017  

The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older PC's

What do you do with your old computers? The one which once had good hardware configuration but now those are considered outdated. Why not revive your old computer with Linux? I am going to list seven beginner friendly lightweight Linux distributions that you can use on your older PC. Best Lightweight…

Category : Home   12-03-2017  

How to Configure the Mod_Security Core Ruleset in Ubuntu

ModSecurity is a Web Application Firewall, a program that can be used to inspect information as it passes through your web server, intercepting malicious requests before they are processed by your web application. This tutorial will show you how to install ModSecurity on Apache, and configure it with some sensible rules provided…

Category : Home   04-03-2017  

Install Shotcut Video Editor in Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

The Shotcut video editor software has reached the 16.11 release, here’s quick tip for how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10. Shotcut is a free, open source, and cross-platform video editor for Windows, Mac and Linux. Major features include support for a wide range of formats, no import required…

Category : Home   25-02-2017  

How to Install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04

This tutorial shows how to install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop LTS Xenial Xerus. Syncthing is a free continuous file synchronization tool that lets you synchronize your files across desktops, tablets, mobile phones or even servers. It’s an open source alternative to the popular BitTorrent Sync (aka btsync) application. The creation,…

Category : Home   17-02-2017  

How to Connect to a Remote Server via SSH from a Linux Shell

Introduction Secure Shell (SSH) is a UNIX-based command interface and protocol for securely getting access to a remote computer. SSH is actually a suite of three utilities - slogin, ssh, and scp - that are secure versions of the earlier UNIX utilities, rlogin, rsh, and rcp. SSH commands are encrypted and…

Category : Home   16-02-2017  

Setup FTP server with VSFTPD in Ubuntu 16.04

Introduction FTP, short for File Transfer Protocol, is a network protocol that was once widely used for moving files between a client and server. It has since been replaced by faster, more secure, and more convenient ways of delivering files. Many casual Internet users expect to download directly from their web…

Category : Home   14-02-2017  

How to Disable Strict SQL Mode in MySQL 5.7 and Ubuntu 16.04

If your app was written for older versions of MySQL and is not compatible with strict SQL mode in MySQL 5.7, you can disable strict SQL mode. For example, apps such as WHMCS 6 and Craft 2 do not support strict SQL mode. If you're using WHMCS 7, see our article…

Category : Databases   18-02-2019  

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…

Category : Networking   02-01-2017  

Install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus comes with PHP7 by default so you don’t have to rely on third-party PPA to get PHP7 installed. In this tutorial, we are going to look at how to install Apache, MariaDB and PHP7 (LAMP stack) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus. Update: This tutorial is…

Category : Home   18-11-2016  

How to force screen/s resolution in Ubuntu and make it permanent

Sometimes our ubuntu drivers don't work so well as we espect with our screens, most of the time we get a low resolution in our screens and cannot change it via GUI, fortunately using xrandr we can easily configure our screens to force them to a better resolution. First of all,…

Category : Home   09-11-2016  

Install Memcache in Ubuntu 16.04

Memcache is an in-memory key-value store that is ideal for speeding up infrastructure. Perhaps a slow operation needs access to rarely-changing data, or files are accessed on slow storage systems. By integrating Memcache, the result of slow queries or reads can be keyed to a unique value, and future accesses…

Category : Databases   28-09-2016  

Ubuntu servers security: 25 security tools to armor your system

The Ubuntu repositories contain several useful tools for maintaining a secure network and network administration.This security tools include network scanning,attack detection,Virus Detection etc.   1) Wireshark -- network traffic analyzer Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer, or "sniffer", for Unix and Unix-like operating systems. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and…

Category : Home   14-09-2016  

Install Syncthing on Ubuntu 16.04 using Debian Repository

Syncthing is a free continuous file synchronization tool that lets you synchronize your files across desktops, tablets, servers. It’s an open source alternative to the popular BitTorrent Sync (aka btsync) application. The creation, modification or deletion of files on one machine will automatically be replicated to your other devices. Syncthing…

Category : Home   19-08-2016  

SQLMAP installation and usage in Ubuntu and Kali linux

Let's talk about the penetration testing using one of the KALI linux tool called SQLMAP. What is SQLMAP? sqlmap is an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of detecting and exploiting SQL injection flaws and taking over of database servers. It is a open source tool to use sql injection…

Category : Home   13-08-2016  

PHP7: Install PHP7 with NGINX and MEMCACHE in Ubuntu 14.04

  Let's install PHP7 and Nginx on a new Ubuntu 14.04 server, and manually build the (not yet packaged) memcached module for PHP7. Command Rundown Update: It looks like the php-memcached package was built into ppa:ondrej/php-php7.0 for php7, so the manual build steps is probably not necessary any longer! Install it via the…

Category : Home   05-12-2018  

What is a DDOS attack and tools used

What Is a Denial of Service Attack or DOS? A DOS attack is an attempt to make a system or server unavailable for legitimate users and, finally, to take the service down. This is achieved by flooding the server’s request queue with fake requests. After this, server will not be able…

Category : Security   19-04-2016  

PHP:How To Upgrade to PHP 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction PHP 7, which was released on December 3, 2015, promises substantial speed improvements over previous versions of the language, along with new features like scalar type hinting.This guide explains how to quickly upgrade an Apache or Nginx web server running PHP 5.x (any release) to PHP 7. Warning: As with…

Category : Home   13-03-2016  

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…

Category : Networking   12-05-2017  

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 is a…

Category : Networking   01-01-2016  

PHP7: Guide and References to all the changes between version 5.x and 7 of PHP

PHP 7 was released on December 3rd, 2015. It comes with a number of new features, changes, and backwards compatibility breakages that are outlined below. Performance Features Combined Comparison Operator Null Coalesce Operator Scalar Type Declarations Return Type Declarations Anonymous Classes Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax Closure call() Method Filtered unserialize() IntlChar Class Expectations Group use Declarations Generator Return Expressions Generator Delegation Integer Division with intdiv() session_start() Options preg_replace_callback_array() Function CSPRNG Functions Support…

Category : Php   27-12-2015  

The Best Free SSH Tabbed Terminal Clients for Windows

PuTTy is an emulator for the terminal. It allows you to log into another computer that can be on the same network or accessed via the internet. The basic program has no security, but you can add authentication and encryption to SSH to protect internet connections. The tool also includes…

Category : Networking   13-02-2019  

How to Create a .ONION Website and Domain With Tor Network

Not a lot of people know about .onion websites, not many people actually use it. .ONION websites are used by people who want to stay anonymous. In addition, .onion websites are the first layer of the Deep Web. Which is basically described in the picture bellow As many websites say, the…

Category : Networking   02-11-2014  

PHP: list of best awesome PHP libraries

It is an exciting time to be a PHP developer. There are lots of useful libraries released every day, and with the help of Composer and Github, they are easy to discover and use. Here is a complete list of the coolest that We’ve come across. Package Management Libraries for package and…

Category : Php   27-04-2014  

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…

Category : Networking   10-02-2014  

10 Server and network monitoring tools

When you have a website or a network, it’s helpful to be aware of any issues as soon as they occur. There are open source and freeware server/network monitoring tools that will supervise your infrastructure for any issues that may arise. These tools are meant to aid you in avoiding…

Category : Networking   04-02-2014  

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…

Category : Networking   03-02-2014  

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…

Category : Networking   15-01-2014  

GIT - the simple guide

setup Download git for OSX Download git for Windows Download git for Linux create a new repository create a new directory, open it and perform a git init to create a new git repository. checkout a repository create a working copy of a local repository by running the command git clone /path/to/repository when using a remote server, your command will be git…

Category : Software   13-01-2014  

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 with Ubuntu 6.10 and…

Category : Networking   10-10-2013  

How to detect r57 and c99 Shells in your server

When malicious intruders compromise a web server, there's an excellent chance a famous Russian PHP script, r57shell, will follow. The r57 and C99 shell PHP script gives the intruder a number of capabilities, including, but not limited to: downloading files, uploading files, creating backdoors, setting up a spam relay, forging…

Category : Security   26-07-2013  

The best code editor for web developers

Every web developer requires the right tools to do their job, therefore the choice of a source code editor shouldn’t come lightly. This is where we spend most of our development time and where productivity is gained or lost on a grand scale. But which is the best Code Editor? To determine the best source code editor, we…

Category : Software   25-07-2013  

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 take full advantage of object-oriented programming in PHP. Therefore in this article we have collected 21 of the best PHP Libraries which will assist and help developers to simplify their work and serve…

Category : Programming   24-07-2013  

Setup and Manage Mysql/MysqlAdmin root password

Managing mysql main root password is one of the most common questions/problems that new linux users have, and one of the essential tasks. By defaultroot user is MySQL admin account. The Linux / UNIXlogin root account for your operating system and MySQL root aredifferent. They are separate and nothing to…

Category : Databases   18-07-2013  

How to Easily Install Hadoop in Ubuntu 12.10

This tutorial covers the installation steps of Apache Hadoop 1.0 and 2.0 in Ubuntu Linux. I will also go through the configuration for running it on pseudo-distributed mode. Pre-Requisites Java 6 or later (Hadoop is written in Java) Linux OS (Windows is supported only in development mode. Other flavors of…

Category : Databases   11-07-2013  

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…

Category : Networking   09-07-2013  

Setup SSL Certificate on Apache and Ubuntu 12.04

How to Create a SSL Certificate on Apache for Ubuntu 12.04   About SSL Certificates A SSL certificate is a way to encrypt a site's information and create a more secure connection. Additionally, the certificate can show the virtual private server's identification information to site visitors. Certificate Authorities can issue SSL certificates that…

Category : Networking   02-07-2013  

Syncronize Files Between Two Ubuntu Servers Using Unison and Incron

File Synchronization Between Two Ubuntu Servers using Unison Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating…

Category : Networking   21-06-2013  

Install and Configure Varnish with Apache multiple Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 12.10

About Varnish Varnish is an HTTP accelerator and a useful tool for speeding up a server, especially during a times when there is high traffic to a site. It works by redirecting visitors to static pages whenever possible and only drawing on the virtual private server itself if there is a…

Category : Networking   21-06-2013  

Install apache2 mod_security and mod_evasive on Ubuntu 12.04

This guide is intended as a relatively easy step by step guide to: Install and configure Apache2 ModSecurity and mod_evasive modules on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. Things have become much easier than before installing both these two excellent security modules for Apache2 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, as both modules are available in the…

Category : Networking   11-06-2013  

How To Uninstall Apache 2

This is a little tip that we can share to manage your linux box server, below you can see the consolle command to uninstall apache webserver sudo update-rc.d -f apache2 remove

Category : Networking   30-05-2013  

How to enable YouTube's Feeling Lucky Feature

YouTube has a cool feature that generates a playlist of 10 recommended videos. Make sure you are logged in and visit this page. There's an experiment that places a "play" button next to the YouTube logo, by which you can generate the "I'm Feeling Lucky" playlist. If you don't like the playlist, click the…

Category : Software   30-05-2013  

Setting the Hostname (FQDN) in Linux Servers

Here we will show how to set your system's hostname and fully qualified domain name (FQDN). Your hostname should be something unique. Some people name their servers after planets, philosophers, or animals. Note that the system's hostname has no relationship to websites or email services hosted on it, aside from providing…

Category : Networking   29-05-2013  

Firefox OS tablet will be unveiled next week

At Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, we got a look at the first smartphone to run Mozilla’s Firefox OS, the ZTE Open. The new OS is a Linux-based open-source effort designed to offer an alternative to the proprietary ecosystems of its rivals, harnessing standards-based HTML5 web apps, combined with JavaScript and…

Category : Operating systems   29-05-2013  

10 Free Online Photo Editors

Online photo editors  offer a quick and effective way to edit images and allows the everyday person to take their photos one step further without having the technical knowhow that a photographer would. Today we are sharing 10 online photo editors for all of your quick fix photography needs. 1. PIXLR Pixlr is…

Category : Software   28-05-2013  

How to Install Skype in Lubuntu 12.10

Open terminal and edit sources.list: Code: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Uncomment these hashes (#) Code: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner after this step execute the update command: Code: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype et voilá skype will be installed in your lubuntu distro.  

Category : Operating systems   28-05-2013  

Million of visitors per day with a super cheap php mysql server using nginx and varnish

These instructions are the rather verbose, but hopefully easy enough to follow, steps to build a new Linux server using Varnish and Nginx to build a php application on a cheap server , all costing under $15 a month, capable of sustaining million hits per day, (we use blitz.io to…

Category : Networking   28-05-2013  

Ubuntu UFW Firewall - Uncomplicated Firewall for Ubuntu

Introduction to UFW - Uncomplicated Firewall The default firewall configuration tool for Ubuntu is ufw. Developed to ease iptables firewall configuration, ufw provides a user friendly way to create an IPv4 or IPv6 host-based firewall. By default UFW is disabled. Gufw is a GUI that is available as a frontend. Basic Syntax and…

Category : Networking   27-05-2013  

Firefox 21 released for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android

Mozilla on Tuesday officially launched Firefox 21 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Improvements include the addition of multiple social providers on the desktop as well as open source fonts on Android.   The new desktop version was available yesterday on the organization’s FTP servers last night, but that was just the…

Category : Software   14-05-2013  

Super Stealthy Backdoor Spreads To Hit Hundreds Of Thousands Of Web Users

One of the most sophisticated web server backdoors ever seen has spread fast and is now sitting on hundreds of webservers running some of the most popular websites in the world, researchers have warned. One expert told TechWeekEurope the Cdorked backdoor, brought to light in April, is almost as smart as Stuxnet, the malware which disrupted…

Category : Security   09-05-2013  

Mozilla launches Firefox OS Simulator 3.0

Mozilla on Thursday announced the release of Firefox OS Simulator 3.0, polishing all the features in the preview release as well as making a few more improvements. You can download version 3.0 now for Windows, Mac, and Linux from Mozilla Add-Ons. The simulator installs as an extension in Firefox, so you’ll need Mozilla’s browser to use…

Category : Programming   03-05-2013  

Linux 3.9 Released

After weeks of RC releases and a week's delay Linux 3.9, which packs a lot of new features, has finally been made available by Linus Torvalds. Last week Torvalds released the rc8 instead of the Linux 3.9 stating that he wasn’t “comfy” releasing the final version yet and that “another week won’t hurt”.…

Category : Operating systems   30-04-2013  

Php: Automatic Site/Directory Backup via FTP with PHP

In this tutorial we are going to make a PHP script that archives your website into a .tar file, then automatically moves it to an external FTP server for safe keeping. We can then setup a cron for this script which will execute it automatically every day/week/month , however…

Category : Programming   29-04-2013  

The Best Experimental Chrome Features You Should Check Out

Google Chrome is a great browser as it is, but that doesn't mean it doesn't come with its share of annoyances and curiosities. You can fix some of these, as well as add new features by playing around with Chrome's experimental settings. Here are a few we really like. When you…

Category : Software   24-04-2013  

20 Best Wireframing Tools for Web Designers and Developers

A website wireframe also known as a page schematic or screen blueprint, is a visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a website. Wireframes are created by User Experience professionals called Interaction Designers. The interaction designers who have broad backgrounds in visual design, information architecture and user research, create…

Category : Web design   11-04-2013  

5 tools for better PHP

When we work on our applications, whatever our language of choice, sometimes we can focus too much on the code itself. A really good development lifecycle is about so much more than the code, it brings in a selection of supporting tools to ensure quality and reliability of the application,…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013  

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

So there it goes - Linux is a secure OS. No, really it is. Despite the title of this post, Linux is actually a secure system. Before we proceed to the main topic, let us consider a few points: Linux is flexible to a very large extent. Linux's administrator account is called…

Category : Operating systems   11-04-2013  

Install and Setup SSL in Webmin and Apache

  SSL is a protocol for making secure, authenticated connections across an insecure network like the Internet. It encrypts network traffic, so that an attacker cannot listen in on the network and capture sensitive information such as passwords and credit card numbers. It allows servers to authenticate themselves to clients, so…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

PHP-MongoDB Beginners Guide

Over the last year or so, there's been a small revolution taking place in the database world, with the advent of "schema-less" database systems like Apache CouchDB. These databases follow a different approach to data storage as compared to the traditional relational model, and they're quickly becoming popular with Web…

Category : Databases   11-04-2013  

How to install and configure vsftpd FTP server in Ubuntu 12.10

  This tutorial focuses on how to setup vsftpd server on your linux based VPS or a dedicated server. The vsftpd stands for “Very Secure FTP Daemon”. It is not just secure as the name suggests but also delivers excellent performance by consuming less memory. The tutorial also teaches you how…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

How to install LAMP (Linux,Apache,Mysql,Php) in Ubuntu 12.10

About LAMP LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the virtual private server is already running Ubuntu, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest. Set…

Category : Networking   11-04-2013  

24 great PHP libraries and classes you should know about

  It is an exciting time to be a PHP developer. There are lots of useful libraries released every day, and with the help of Composer and Github, they are easy to discover and use. Here are 24 of the coolest that I’ve come across. Your favorite is not on the list? Share it in…

Category : Programming   11-04-2013  



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