To set the timezone in Linux, update /etc/localtime with the appropriate timezone file from /usr/share/zoneinfo.
rm -f /etc/localtime
ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles /etc/localtime
This would set your time zone to PST/PDT (Pacific Time) because that is the time zone Los Angles is located in....
By steve, January 24, 2015
Change the hostname line in /etc/sysconfig/network to the hostname you want (this file may be different on FreeBSd and others).
Your hostname should be something prefixing a domain you own (this is referred to as a fully qualified domain name, FQDN), so server1.yourdomain.com for example, not just yourdomain.com.
Changing it in that file ensure that your hostname gets set each time networking starts, however you'...
By jason, January 24, 2015
If you would like to disable shell access for a specific user you can do the following.
In this example we will disable shell access for username johnsmith:
chsh -s /bin/false johnsmith
Please note that this disables shell access for the user when they are logging in using the normal means. If the user is able to execute commands through a PHP/CGI script they can spawn their own shell.
By tilisha, January 24, 2015
dd is a very handy shell command for writing raw data blocks from one place to another. Since it can read directly from raw device files, it is very useful for copying entire partitions or drives from one location to another. One traditional way to get this drive data from one location to another is to pipe DD's output stream over SSH to a shell on a remote machine which in turn uses dd to pipe it to a given output file/device. This i...
By tabitha, January 24, 2015
To start, stop, and restart the Apache Web Server (httpd) on Ubuntu, you can use the /etc/init.d/apache2 script.
You need to ssh to your Pod as root, or use sudo command. Here are each of the commands:
root@mypod:~# sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start
root@mypod:~# sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop
root@mypod:~# sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
By tabitha, March 17, 2015
Apache HTTP Server, commonly referred to as just Apache, is a web server. It is the “A” in the “LAMP” acronym, which stands for Linux (you have that, it’s your Ubuntu VPS where you’ll install Apache!), Apache, MySQL and PHP (or, Perl, or, Python?)
Installing Apache with apt-get is simple. SSH to your Pod as root, and run these commands:
root@mypod:~# sudo apt-get update
root@mypod:~# sudo apt-get install apache2
You can ...
By jill, March 17, 2015
Introduction to Mercurial Hg
Mercurial is a distributed version control and source code management system.
Installing Mercurial with apt-get is simple. SSH to your Pod, and run this command:
root@mypod:~# sudo apt-get install mercurial
That's it! It's really that simple. ...
By samantha, March 18, 2015
Introduction to Linux Security
Linux Security. Most people rarely secure a freshly installed server right off the bat, but in the world we live in this is an absolute must. So if it’s so important to, why do so many people wait and do it last, if at all? I’m as guilty as the next person. It often comes down to just wanting to to start developing and doing the fun stuff. Hopefully this tutorial will show that it is far better se...
By chris, March 21, 2015
This is a quick post to completely remove package on Ubuntu by apt-get command.Apt-get (Advanced Packaging Tool ) is a command line tool to manage the packages on Ubuntu / Debian system.
Remove the package on Ubuntu/Debian
Generally remove is the option used with apt-get command. But it do not remove the config files associated with the removed package.
Replace package-name with the package name which you want to remove.
By samantha, April 11, 2015
install varnish Introduction
Apache is popular web server used by most web hosting companies. install Varnish cache - an HTTP accelerator and reverse proxy. We can use it with any HTTP server. In this example, we will be using Apache 2.
As a web server, Apache can use a considerable amount of server resources to serve pages. If you are running a high-traffic website, then you might need an HTTP accelerator to boost server performa...
By justin, April 29, 2015
Install Apache Solr 4.7 multicore Overview
I will show you how to install the Apache Solr search engine under Tomcat7servlet container on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (Precise Pangolin) to be used later with Drupal 7. In this writeup I'm gonna discuss only the installation and setup of the ApacheSolr server. Specific Drupal configuration and/or Drupal side configuration to be discussed in future writeup.
By BIP, May 4, 2015
In this tutorial you will learn now to set up Subversion version control system, with Trac, the project manager for software development projects, on a server running Ubuntu.
Setting up Subversion
For detailed information on this, including alternate setups, have a look at Version Control with Subversion.
Install the required packages.sudo aptitude install enscript libapache2-mod-python python-docutils trac db...
By BIP, May 6, 2015
Install Drupal 7
In this tutorial you will learn how to Install Drupal 7 ( CMS ) on Ubuntu Linux using Apache web server and MySQL database. This installation guide assumes that Apache web server and MySQL database are already installed on your Linux system.
These instructions can be also used on a Debian server or any other Debian based Linux systems.
All commands below are run as root. If you are a sudo user, prefix all comma...
By peggy, May 6, 2015
This Tutorial will show you how to install Ghost on Ubuntu. These steps will work for Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10, both the server and desktop versions.
The first step will be to run through the Ubuntu software updates and install a couple of extra packages that will be needed.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade -y
sudo aptitude install -y zip vim wget
Download / Install the Node....
By steve, May 6, 2015
The following tutorial will walk you through the install TYPO3 4.5.4 on a pure, freshly installed Ubuntu 10.04
Install TYPO3 Package
Even if synaptic does not install the most recent version of TYPO3, it's very usefull to do a
sudo apt-get install typo3
as all the necessary packages like apache, mysql, php, imagemagick, etc... are installed too. Also, some usefull other settings are made ...
Anyway, what's the problem is, t...
By jimmy, May 7, 2015
Introduction Zimbra eMail server
Zimbra eMail server is a collaboration tool for email, calendaring, task and more. In this tutorial you will learn how to install Zimbra your BIP media VPS Server. Once you complete the steps outlined below you will have a fully functional Zimbra server. So lets get started!
Evaluation and Testing Server
Intel/AMD 64-bit CPU 1.5 GHz
For single serv...
By srtjuthy93, September 18, 2015
In this tutorial you will learn how to install Jenkins on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS.
Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron. Among those things, current it focuses on building/testing software projects continuously. In a nutshell, it provides an easy-to-use so-called continuous integration system, making it easier for developers to...
By fro, October 18, 2015
In this Tutorial you will learn how to Install Ubuntu With Screen Reading Support
Ubuntu With Screen Reading Support is a very powerful Linux distribution for beginners and supports both GTK and Gnome desktops. In Ubuntu, you can use a GUI or terminal to do many tasks, such as installing applications, working with files and folders, building applications from source, managing servers, etc.
If you are familiar with the Wi...
By darko, December 10, 2015
Standalone Apache HBase
By default Apache HBase runs in standaleone mode. In standalone mode, HBase does not use HDFS — it uses the local file system instead — and it runs all Apache HBase daemons and a local zookeeper all up in the same JVM. Zookeeper binds to a well-known port so clients may talk to HBase. Apache HBase requires java 6 or newer version. If this is not the case, Apache HBase will not start.
By bobby, December 30, 2015