Ubuntu

How To Protect Directory With Password on Nginx

Unlike Apache, Nginx does not have any .htaccess file. Password protection is achieved by using the Nginx HttpAuthBasic module directives in the configuration file. For future reference, I will show you a steps to protect directory with password on nginx. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your o...

How To Install Rar/Unrar Packages on Ubuntu

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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 a 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 archive files. By d...

How To Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu 14.10

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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

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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 h...

How To Install Webmin on Ubuntu

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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 website you can setup user account, apache, DNS & file sharing and other actions. Webmin very suitable for begi...

How To Install phpMyAdmin on Nginx

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of PHPMyAdmin on Nginx web server on your CentOS 6 server. For those of you who didn’t know, PHPMyAdmin 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, permissi...

How To Test Internet Connection Speed via Command Line

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to Test Internet Connection Speed via Command Line on Linux. For those of you who didn’t know, 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...

How To Setup a NGINX Virtual Host

In this tutorial we will show you how to Setup a NGINX Virtual Host. 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 web server. This guide assumes that you’ve been following alo...

How To Fix 504 Gateway Time-out on Nginx

In this tutorial, we will show you how to fix 504 gateway time-out on the Nginx web server on the Linux server. If you run an Nginx web server you may have already encountered the annoying 504 Gateway Time-out errors. This is a 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 bas...

How To Repair Corrupted Mysql Database Table

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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...