How To Install Maldet on Ubuntu

Maldet is a Linux malware detection scanner. Maldet is a useful tool for those that run a hosted environment like WHM/cPanel installations. As stated by the Maldet creators, it uses threat data from network edge IDS that are actively used in attacks to generate  an effective signature detection of php backdoors and darkmailers. The following…

Install wordpress on Ubuntu 16.04

WordPress is one of our most popular Website builders. It allows you to build sites with a MySQL backend and PHP processing. We’re going to focus on getting this installed on Ubuntu 16.04 using the terminal. Before we begin, there’s a few other things that need to be taken care of. Prerequisites: Create a sudo…

How to Change Your MySQL Password in Ubuntu 14.04

If you would like to reset the password for the root  user’s MySQL password, this guide will help you through that process.  Reset MySQL Password Stop the MySQL Server You will want to have the correct version before continuing with this guide and are able to get it using this command:

In order to…

Install Docker and WordPress On Ubuntu

What is Docker? Docker is a containerization platform that performs operating system level virtualization, which lets you run lightweight containers in isolation. The following document will take you through the steps to install Docker and run a WordPress & MySQL container.   Installing Docker   Install docker from from the official repository.

  Use…

How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04

LAMP stack is a popular open source web platform commonly used to run dynamic websites and servers. It includes Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.   You’ll need to ensure you have a user set up that is not root that has been granted sudo  privileges. If you need assistance in doing this you can do the…

How to Create a New User (Ubuntu)

By default a new server (Cloud or Dedicated) will come with with the root user and no additional users. Although the root user does not have any restrictions which allows you to fully manage your server, this can also be a liability from a security standpoint. Using a few simple commands you can add a…

How to Delete a User (Ubuntu)

Adding a new user is a simple but essential part of managing a Linux based server, such as Ubuntu, which we previously covered in the article: How to create a new user (Ubuntu). But what about removing a user that you no longer need? You could just leave the account there, however this may prove…

How to Install MySQL in Ubuntu 14.04

MySQL is a very popular open source database management system that you’ll typically find in a Linux server environment as part of a LAMP stack. MySQL is used by a number of large companies across the internet such as Facebook and YouTube to store various bits of pertinent data. MySQL can also be used when…

How to Install PHP Modules (Ubuntu 14.04)

PHP modules are extensions that can greatly extend the core functionality of PHP. These modules are compiled libraries that can help you utilize different methods to connect to other services without the need to rewrite these methods  yourself each time you’d like to use them. By enabling these modules your php code can have the…

How to Install PHP in Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install PHP in Ubuntu 14.04   PHP is a very popular open-source scripting language that is ideal for web based development. It is executed on the server side and is used in a variety of websites/web based applications. PHP is also an integral part of a LAMP stack, a widely used method to…

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