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How do I install and run Python code on a Linux VPS?

If you have Linux Cloud SSD with Hostwinds and want to use start using Python, this is the guide for you. To get started, connect to your Hostwinds Cloud SSD via SSH. If you’re not sure of how to connect over SSH, Hostwinds offers you a guide to connecting your VPS with ssh right here: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/connecting-server-via-ssh/ You’ll also want to consider using a sudo user to follow along in this guide: Here is a guide on doing that in CentOS: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/create-sudo-user-centos-7/ Likewise, here is a guide for setting up a sudo user in Ubuntu: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/create-sudo-user-ubuntu/ Installing Python The exact installation…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

Once ClamAV is installed you can run a scan using the following commands. Please note that the following commands apply to both Ubuntu and CentOS.   To check files in the all users home directories issue the following command:   clamscan -r /home   To check all files on the server instance:   clamscan -r /   How to Run a Virus Scan in Linux Using Linux Malware Detect The following steps will assist you with the installation of Linux Malware Detect for CentOS, Ubuntu, and servers that are utilizing cPanel.   Connect to the server instance using an ssh…

What are My Operating System Options?

…R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2016 Datacenter (Dedicated Servers only) Review our handy article if you need help Choosing Your Windows OS Version.  CentOS Servers (Linux) CentOS 6 CentOS 7 CentOS 7 optimized for cPanel/WHM (Please see cPanel Minimum Requirements for information about what resources your server will need to run cPanel)  Debian Servers (Linux) Debian 8 Debian 9  Fedora Servers (Linux) Fedora 24 Fedora 25 Fedora 26 Fedora 27 Fedora 28 Fedora 29  Ubuntu Servers (Linux) Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 18.04…

What is a Web Server?

…Django, or ruby on rails to build your apps, try Nginx. It can interact with WSGI daemons out of the box. Related articles For a guide on setting up Apache, click here: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/creating-an-apache-web-server-on-your-linux-vps/ If you have a python application and want to use NGINX check this guide: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/how-to-run-python-web-frameworks-ubuntu-18-04/ WordPress user? Check out our guide on setting it up with Apache: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-16-04/ Related articles For a guide on setting up Apache, click here: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/creating-an-apache-web-server-on-your-linux-vps/ If youhave a python application and want to use NGINX check this guide: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/how-to-run-python-web-frameworks-ubuntu-18-04/ WordPress user? Check out our guide on setting it up with Apache: https://www.hostwinds.com/guide/install-wordpress-on-ubuntu-16-04/…

Minimum System Requirements

…official documentation here Debian 8 & 9 128MB of system memory (RAM) 2GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Debian official documentation here Fedora (versions 25-28) 1GB of system memory (RAM) 10GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Fedora official documentation here  Ubuntu (versions 14.04-18.04) 256MB of system memory (RAM)  1.5 GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing Ubuntu official documentation here Windows OS Minimum Server Requirements 2016 512MB of system memory (RAM) 32GB of disk space Minimum requirements subject to change and recommend reviewing…

How to Run Malware Scan on Linux

…install the package with: yum install clamav-server clamav-data clamav-update clamav-filesystem clamav clamav-scanner-systemd clamav-devel clamav-lib clamav-server-systemd Now your Maldet scans will run much more quickly, and no additional configuration is needed to connect ClamAV and Maldet.   Ubuntu/Debian Installation Instructions To install to Ubuntu, you first need to download the installation package: cd /tmp/ curl -O http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz You then need to extract the installation files: tar -zxvf maldetect-current.tar.gz Go to the extracted directory and install: cd maldetect-1.6.2/ bash install.sh It is recommended to install ClamAV with Maldet to improve the overall scan ability as well as speed, to install ClamAV you…

Reinstall Operating System From Cloud Portal

…7 Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 14.04 Fedora 29 Fedora 28 Fedora 27 Fedora 26 Fedora 25 Debian 9 Debian 8 Windows 2016 Windows 2012 Windows 2008 A reinstall can take time to complete. Please allow at least 5-10 minutes for the installation to completely finish before trying to access your server once it is in a Running state. Fourth: Once the installation is complete, you can now start using your New Operating System. Related Articles Reinstall Application From The Cloud Portal Reinstall VPS / Cloud server from an ISO Installing CentOS Web Panel on CentOS 7 Creating a User…

Nginx Reverse Proxy with SSL

nginx -t Afterward, It should run the test and output the following message upon a success: nginx: the configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf syntax is ok nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test is successful We now know that the configuration file will not cause a crash, so let’s restart the Nginx service and test the app. sudo systemctl restart nginx You should now have access to the app that is running on the defined port by browsing to domain.tld as depicted in the Nginx configuration file created earlier. Related Articles Install PHP in Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud Control Overview Create a Sudo User (Ubuntu)…

How to Create a PHP Info Page

…already installed PHP on your server, however if you have not yet done so please review the following articles which cover the installation of PHP in CentOS 7 or Ubuntu 14.04:   How to install PHP (Ubuntu 14.04) How to install PHP (CentOS 7)   How to test PHP using a PHP info page Before getting started you’ll need to access your server using SSH. If you’re not familiar with how to do this, or you simply love to read, please take a moment and read through the following article: Connecting to Your Server via SSH . Once you have…