Ubuntu

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...

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

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 DEB Package. DEB, Debian packages are standard Unix archives that include two tar archives optionally compressed with gzip (zlib), Bzip2, lzma, or xz...

How To Check Disk Space Usage With Ncdu Utility

Ncdu-sampe-info

In this tutorial we will show you how to install and configuration of Webuzo on your Linux server. For those of you who didn’t know, Ncdu (NCurses Disk Usage)  is a command line tool to view and analyse 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. This arti...

How To Hide Nginx Server Header

In this tutorial we will show you how to hide Nginx version on your Linux server. In default Nginx configuration, the server sends HTTP Header with the information of 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, specially if you are running an o...

How To Install Nginx on Ubuntu

This tutorial will show you how to install Nginx on Ubuntu so that you can successfully run a superior performance based web server while easing the load on your system resources. 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 t...

How to install Java on Ubuntu

install java ubuntu

There are many programs and scripts that require java to run it, but usually Java is not installed by default on VPS/Dedicated Server. Today I'm going to show you a simple step to install Java on Ubuntu machine. install Java on Ubuntu First step, update apt-get repository [crayon-5dab91983ef0b745056411/] Second step, install java run time [crayon-5dab91983ef10616425886/] Third step, inst...