2020

Maintaining a clean Ubuntu system 1

Maintaining a clean Ubuntu system

How to maintain a “clean” Ubuntu Ubuntu is (unfortunately) the most popular GNU/Linux distribution (I still prefer Fedora), as it has been the easiest to use for many years now, making it an obvious choice for every newcomer. As most new users don’t know if and how they are supposed to maintain they distribution, and …

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Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 2

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To have a fully functional and smoothly running Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop users need to have some services application running before they start working with this fresh flavor of Ubuntu, although it depends upon nature of services for which system will be utilized, we have tried to figure …

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Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks 3

Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks

Protecting Apache Server From Denial-of-Service Attacks Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users, such as to temporarily or indefinitely interrupt or suspend services of a host connected to the Internet. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) is where the attack source is more than one–and often …

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Make Samba Go Faster

Make Samba Go Faster After installing a wired gigabit network in my house I tested the performance in the network using shares (Windows – samba installed centos 7). I got around 500-600MBit/sec in read speeds and about 600-700MBit/sec in write speeds. But why ? After looking at the samba configuration file I saw that Async IO …

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Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet 4

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes you have a good understanding …

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Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04 Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 15.04 server with PHP support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation …

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Installing Virtualmin 5

Installing Virtualmin

What is Virtualmin? Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux and BSD systems. Available in an Open Source community-supported version, and a more feature-filled version with premium support, Virtualmin is the cost-effective and comprehensive solution to virtual web hosting management. Requirements Any of the below OSes and architectures: Debian 7, …

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Hostigger – GoodBye2019 – USA/NL/TR Location | 3 Core, 10GB RAM, 80GB SSD, 10TB BW, 250 Mbps Network Speed ($9.99/mo or $75/yr)

Hostigger is being featured here with a special GoodBye 2019 offer that they wanted to make sure we knew about! With this offer, they wanted us to know these are the available operating systems: CentOS 6, CentOS 7, Debian 8, Debian 9, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 R2 The …

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