Ubuntu

How To Enable Gzip Compression on Nginx

In this tutorial, we will show you how to enable Gzip Compression on Nginx.  For those of you who didn’t know, Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in the world and is responsible for hosting some of the largest and highest-traffic sites on the internet. It is more resource-friendly than Apache in most cases and can be used as a web server or a reverse proxy. So today I’m going to s...

Create Ubuntu DEB Package from source code (.tar.gz, .tgz)

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to create an Ubuntu DEB Package. Occasionally, we are dealing with software installation from source code by running configure, make, and make install. When we do it that way, we can not reverse the process (uninstall) it. To overcome that issue, we can build the source code into a DEB Package. DEB, Debian packages are standard Unix archives that include t...

How To Check Disk Space Usage With Ncdu Utility

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to check disk space usage with ncdu utility on your Linux server. For those of you who didn’t know, Ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage)  is a command-line tool to view and analyze disk space usage on Linux. It can drill down into directories and report space used by individual directories. This way it is very easy to track down space-consuming files/directories. Th...

How To Hide Nginx Server Header

In this tutorial, we will show you how to hide Nginx Server Header on your Linux server. In default Nginx configuration, the server sends HTTP Header with the information of the Nginx version number of the Server. The HTTP response header “Server” displays the version number of the server. This information can be used to try to exploit any vulnerabilities in the Nginx, especially if you are ...

How To Install Nginx on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nginx on Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in the world and is responsible for hosting some of the largest and highest-traffic sites on the internet. It is more resource-friendly than Apache in most cases and can be used as a web server or a reverse proxy. So today I’m going to show you how...

How to install Java on Ubuntu

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Java on Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, Java is a programming language and computing platform. It was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. Many programs and scripts require Java to run it, but usually, Java is not installed by default on a VPS or Dedicated Server. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux...

How to Fix Apt-Get GPG error NO_PUBKEY Ubuntu 14

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  In this tutorial, we will show you how to fix apt-get GPG error NO_PUBKEY on Ubuntu 14. For those of you who didn’t know, The apt packaging system has a set of trusted keys that determine whether a package can be authenticated and therefore trusted to be installed on the system. Sometimes the system does not have all the keys it needs and runs into this issue. Fortunately, there is a q...

Linux and Unix TAR Command

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In this tutorial, we will show you various Linux and Unix Tar command examples that might be helping you. For those of you who didn’t know, The tar command used to rip a collection of files and directories into highly compressed archive files commonly called tarball or tar, gzip and bzip in Linux. The tar is the most widely used command to create compressed archive files and that can be moved ...

How To Install BIND9 Master and Slave DNS Server on Ubuntu

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In this tutorial we will show you how to install BIND9 Master and Slave DNS Server on Ubuntu. BIND is a widely used DNS Server. Ideally, DNS server consist of 2 machines that work together simultaneously, one act as master and the other one act as slave. If your domain registrar doesn't provide you a free DNS server, or if you want to create a custom DNS record, then you might need to host your ...

How To Install and Configure Squid 3 on Ubuntu

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Squid 3 on an Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. Squid proxy is used by various organizations and internet providers to reduce bandwidth and to increase response time. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use...