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How To Install Lighttpd on CentOS

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Lighttpd on your CentOS server. For those of you who didn’t know, Lighttpd is a fast and secure web-server that 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-Compre...

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 Configure Nginx With SSL

In this tutorial we will show you how to configure Nginx with SSL on your Linux server. For those of you who didn’t know, Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) provide an easy method to encrypt connections between end-users and web servers. SSL uses a certificate authority system to provide identity verification in order to prevent websites from falsely claiming to be an...

How To Repair Corrupted Mysql Database Table

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to repair a corrupted MySQL database table on your Linux. Sometimes it happens that your database gets corrupted due to many reasons like it does not get restored properly or the server gets rebooted while updating the database etc and you have tried to repair it using PHPMyAdmin and it does show that it has repaired but it is not. Here is how to fix a corr...

SOLVED – Why Amazon EC2 instance has only 8 GB spaces

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In this tutorial, we will show you solved Amazon EC2 instance has only 8 GB spaces. Yesterday I launched Amazon EC2 t.micro instance. When prompted to set HDD size, I put 30 GB size and type SSD. After successful deployment, I installed WHM CPanel on it. The install process took very long may be due to low CPU (only 1 core for t.micro) and low RAM (509 MB). This article assumes you have at leas...

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...

How To Install Nginx Using Yum Command on CentOS

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In this tutorial, we will show you how to Install Nginx using yum command on CentOS systems. 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. This arti...

WordPress Permalinks With Nginx

In this tutorial, we will show you how to changes WordPress Permalinks With Nginx. For those of you who didn’t know, If you are using WordPress on Apache (with mod_rewrite), WordPress will automatically add the required rewrite rules to your .htaccess file for permalinks to work. But for Nginx, you have to add the rules manually. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux...

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...