Deleting files on a linux system is normally something you use the RM command for. In some cases you might want to be more selective about the delete. While RM can support wildcard deleting, it is also possible to use the find command which gives…
By default, most instillation of Centos will end up having the default protocol set to be dynamic (DHCP) for obtaining the IP address. For a web server this is not what we want as it will be no good having the IP change and then…
There are many different ways to get the IP of the current server on linux machines which causes a lot of conflict across the different variations. Not all operating systems use the same command and sometimes the command used is not built in as part…
Installing can be quite simple to do and also very dangerous as you install something, it completely wrecks apache and now your web server wont start back up again. Well worry not, its very easy to uninstall anything that you have installed. The first thing…
PhpMyadmin is a fantastic tool that gives you an easy to use web interface that lets you manage a MySQL database. You can install PhpMyAdmin by downloading the source files from the official website and placing them onto your web server following the config. Better…
When running a web server it’s vital that you have you important that you have applications like apache and mysql start when the system does. Who knows what might trigger a reboot and even more, you don’t want to perform a quick restart and have…
It is very easy to lock a user to their home directory. Open up your vsftpd.conf file, which is usually located in “/etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf”. Either addor un-comment the following lines from your vsftpd.conf file. chroot_local_user=YES chroot_list_enable=YES # (default follows) chroot_list_file=/etc/vsftpd/chroot_list Once you have added the above…
I looked up a few tutorials online on how to install Laravel and I got to the point where composer was giving me an error saying that i needed to upgrade to PHP 5.5. Since I had 5.4 running on the server and also had…
Getting Roundcube setup is a fairly painless process. The most difficult part is finding a version that works. Unless you have an existing setup, go with the complete package to avoid any issues with missing dependencies. I was getting several 500 errors when trying to…