Ubuntu

How To Install Rar/Unrar Packages on Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Rar/Unrar on your Ubuntu. For those of you who didn’t know, RAR is most popular tool for creating and extracting compressed archive (.rar) files, but unfortunately rar tool doesn’t pre-installed under Linux systems, we need to install it using third-party tools to open, extract, uncompress or unrar a archive files. By def...

How To Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu 14.10

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Lighttpd on your Ubuntu 14.04 server. For those of you who didn’t know, Lighttpd is a fast and secure web-server which has been optimized for high-performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set (FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, Output-...

How To Install Fail2Ban on Ubuntu

Fail2Ban-centOS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Fail2Ban on your Ubuntu server. For those of you who didn’t know, Fail2Ban is a utility that is used to detect and prevent brute force intrusion. By scanning logs for certain actions, such as repeated failed login attempts, Fail2Ban is able to alter firewall configurations to halt further events. This article assumes you hav...

How To Install Webmin on Ubuntu

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Webmin on your Ubuntu server. For those of you who didn’t know, Webmin is a free control Panel for managing VPS. Webmin is a web based interface which is used to manage VPS web hosting server. With the help of webmin you can setup user account, apache, dns & file sharing and other actions. Webmin very suitable for beginn...

How To Install phpMyAdmin on Nginx

Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of phpMyaAdmin on Nginx web server on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, phpMyaAdmin is the web based administration tool for managing the MySQL, MariaDB and Drizzle servers, it helps in performing databases activities such as creating, deleting ,querying , tables, columns, relations, indexes, users, permis...

How To Test Internet Connection Speed via Command Line

Speed-test-CLI

Speedtest.net is a pretty good place to check your internet speeds. But there is an even simpler way. Using the speedtest-cli command line app, you can actually check your current broadband speeds via Terminal. For those of you who didn’t know, speedtest-cli is a simple CLI client written in Python for measuring bidirectional Internet bandwidth by using Speedtest.net infrastructure. It works w...

How To Setup a NGINX Virtual Host

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of virtual hosts “Server Blocks” Nginx on your Linux server. Virtual hosts such as nginx are used for running two or more domains or websites using just one server which you can learn more about in this hosting fundamentals course. Here’s a brief tutorial that shows you how to create a virtual host or server block on Nginx ...

How To Fix 504 Gateway Time-out on Nginx

In this tutorial we will show you how to fix 504 gateway time-out on Nginx web server on Linux server. If you run a Nginx web server you may have already encountered the annoying 504 Gateway Time-out errors. This is pretty common error, are generated most probably by the PHP max execution time limit or by the FastCGI read timeout settings. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge...

How To Repair Corrupted Mysql Database Table

Install MySQL Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Sometimes it happens that your database get corrupted due to many reason like it does not get restored properly or server get rebooted while updating database etc and you have tried to repair it using phpmyadmin and it does shows that it has repaired but it is not. Here is how to fix a corrupted table (note the single ‘s and {} pairs are not part of the sql commands but are used for clarity an...

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 show you how to setup enable Gzip compression on Nginx on CentOS 6 or 7. Compre...