How to install PHP on Ubuntu?

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PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a server side scripting language that powers several million dynamic websites, including those that run on WordPress. In this post, let us look at how to install PHP on Ubuntu and secure it before releasing it into the wild. After you install PHP, you may choose … read more

How to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu?

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Recently, I described how to setup a Apache webserver on Ubuntu. One of the easiest ways to manage MySQL databases is using phpMyAdmin. In this post, I will explain how to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu systems. phpMyAdmin is a free tool intended to handle the administration of MySQL using the … read more

How to setup Apache web server on Ubuntu?

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Apache, as The Apache Foundation calls it, “the number one HTTP Server on the internet”. The Apache project develops and maintains the open-source HTTP server for both UNIX and Windows Servers. It provides a secure, efficient, and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards. … read more

5 Easy steps to Increase Shellinabox Security

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Shell-In-A-Box a web based AJAX terminal emulator to remotely control you Linux Server. Recently, I explained how to install Shellinabox on Ubuntu and how to install SSH server on Ubuntu. This post explains, how to increase Shellinabox security on Apache webservers. Shellinabox allows users to login using their username and … read more

How to install Shellinabox on ubuntu?

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Shell In A Box implements a web server that listens on a specified port and offers a web-based terminal emulator to remotely control you Linux Server. This post explains how to install Shellinabox on Ubuntu. It runs as an AJAX web application listening to port 4200 by default and available … read more

Sick Beard Apache proxy setup

Sick Beard Apache Proxy

There has been a flurry of posts on Sick Beard recently. As a continuation, in this post I will explain how to setup server running Ubuntu 12.04 with Sick Beard Apache proxy. Technically it is a reverse proxy, that allows you to access Sick Beard web interface without the use … read more

Error 2002 (HY000) – Can’t connect to local MySQL server through socket ‘/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock’ (2)

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Recently, out of the blue, I started receiving the following error message and mysql would not start properly: I searched for solutions and resorted to reinstalling mysql, which worked for me. If you have similar problems, then try the following. First, backup your databases: Then remove mysql-server. Reinstall mysql-server. Normally … read more