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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 user Install a LAMP Secure your site with SSL Alright, now that you gotten the pre-work out of the way, you should be a bit more familiar with the terminal interface. There’s still a few more steps before we actually start installing wordpress, but lets…

How to install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04

…below with the actual username you desire to create sudo usermod -a -G sudo [desiredusername] Use the su  command to switch to the new user account which you have granted the privileges to.  su [desiredusername] Installing Apache Apache is one of the most popular web servers available and widely used due to its stability. It’s generally the default choice for Clients when setting up a webserver due to it’s long history, stability and support over many years. You will install Apache using the Ubuntu package manager, apt  .  You will run the following commands to start the update for your…

Installing a VNC server in Debian/Ubuntu

…we just installed. https://www.tightvnc.com/ — but other VNC clients should be compatible. Install and open the client, then enter the IP address or hwsrv-…hostwindsdns.com hostname, followed by a colon and the desktop number. Step 5: Enter the IP of the server followed by a colon and the VNC server number. Step 6: Click connect, then enter your password when prompted. You’re connected to a desktop running as root! If the default 1024×768 is not appropriate, you can stop it and restart it with different settings: vncserver -kill :1 vncserver -geometry 1920×1080 Related Articles Installing a GUI on Debian / Ubuntu

How to Mount Object Storage to a VPS (Ubuntu 18.04)

S3 File System (s3fs) is a utility that allows remote object storage containers, or buckets, to be exported as a local file system. This means that Hostwinds’ Object Storage can be mounted to a VPS, and the user can have access to scalable, static storage locally. Object storage can be used for storing backups, for file-sharing, or other unstructured data. The guide below will explain the steps required to mount Hostwinds’ Object Storage to a Ubuntu 18.04 server. Step 1: Install s3fs-fuse: Access your VPS via SSH as the root user, or a user with sudo access. Next install s3fs-fuse…

How to Setup Secure Videoconferencing with Jitsi Meet (Ubuntu 18.04)

Jitsi Meet offers secure and open-source video conferencing, screen-sharing, and document-sharing from your desktop web browser. Meetings can be joined with custom URLs, and you can also connect from mobile apps on Android or iOS. This guide will explain the steps to install Jitsi Meet on Ubuntu 18.04. Install Jitsi Meet Connect to your VPS via SSH. Ensure that you have a fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) to host your meetings. This should be setup with an A record at the domain’s DNS zone. Verify that the FQDN is in the/etc/hostname file: vi /etc/hostname Then add the same FQDN in the/etc/hosts…

How to Install OpenLitespeed Web Server (Ubuntu 18.04)

LiteSpeed is a web server developed and owned by LiteSpeed Technologies. HostWinds installs the LiteSpeed Web Server Enterprise Edition (LSWS) on all Business Web Hosting servers to provide the fastest possible performance for multiple websites. LiteSpeed Technologies also offers a FREE Edition of LSWS called OPENLiteSpeed. OPENLiteSpeed has similar features as the Enterprise Edition, but it lacks several 3rd-party plugins and extensions by comparison. Installation of the FREE version of LSWS (OpenLiteSpeed) will be covered in this guide. Prerequisites: A Hostwinds Managed or UnManaged Cloud SSD VPS Have already installed Ubuntu 18.04 Access to your VPS through SSH with a…

Install LAMP Stack Manually (Ubuntu)

Make sure your server is up-to-date with this guide. The LAMP stack is a development stack that is common for PHP-based websites and web applications. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. Install Apache You will want to run the following command to install Apache: apt-get install apache2 -y Running this command with the -y option will automatically proceed through any parts of the installation that would prompt you for a yes/no answer. Test your installation by opening a web browser and navigating to http://<Your_IP_Address> Install MySQL Run this command to install MySQL. Once again, we are using the…

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.   curl -sSL https://get.docker.com/ | sh   Use the command below check to verify the version.   docker version Now install Docker Machine by grabbing from it’s github repo and making it executable. curl -L https://github.com/docker/machine/releases/download/v0.14.0/docker-machine-`uname -s`-`uname -m` >/tmp/docker-machine chmod +x /tmp/docker-machine sudo cp /tmp/docker-machine /usr/local/bin/docker-machine Install Docker…

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 steps will walk you through the process of installing maldet on your Linux machine.   Installing Maldet Change your working directory to /opt cd /opt/ Grab the file containing maldet from the official website. wget http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/maldetect-current.tar.gz   Uncompress the contents of the tar file. tar…

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: mysql –version Before continuing with the following, you will want to know that these steps are intended to be run by the root user by using su or sudo commands. Logging in as your root user is not recommended. In order to change the MySQL password , you will need…