Monthly Archives: November 2013

Install Silex on Debian Wheezy


In this article we will show you how to install Silex via composer on Debian Wheezy VPS with PHP-FPM and Nginx .  Silex is a PHP micro-framework based on the Symfony2 Components and Pimple. Silex is an open source product licensed under a MIT License and developed by Fabien Potencier, the creator of the Symfony framework.


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How to install SilverStripe CMS on a Linux Virtual Server

silverstripe vpsSilverStripe is a very popular open source Content Management System (CMS) and Framework that can help you to create and manage the content of your websites and web applications.
To install and run SilverStripe on a Linux virtual server follow the very easy steps described below.
The installation instructions apply to any Linux based server with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) installed on it. Currently, SilverStripe requires PHP >= 5.3+ with MySQL, GD graphics library, tidy, curl and zlib extensions enabled, Apache Web Server >= 1.3.19 compiled with mod_rewrite module and ‘AllowOverride All’ set, and MySQL >= 5.0 installed on your Linux virtual server.

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How to Install Ruby 2.0 and RubyGems 2.1.11 on Ubuntu 13.10 from source

ruby 2.0 Ruby is an open source, object-oriented scripting language, best known for its use in the Ruby on Rails framework. The amount of Ruby code being written suggests it’s genuinely popular and will be around for quite some time.
This is a quick tutorial on installing Ruby 2.0 and RubyGems 2.1.11 on Ubuntu 13.10 from source. You can download, compile and install Ruby from source code on a Linux VPS with Ubuntu 13.10 OS in less than 5 minutes using the following steps:

Update the Ubuntu package lists from the repositories to get information on the newest versions of packages and their dependencies, then install Ruby dependencies using the following commands:
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Install and set-up Roundcube webmail interface

Install and set-up Roundcube webmail interfaceThe following article is about how to install and set-up the Roundcube webmail interface on a CentOS VPS.

It is actually part 2 of our mailserver with virtual users and domains using Postfix and Dovecot on a CentOS 6 VPS series.

What is Roundcube?

Roundcube is a web-based IMAP email client written in PHP. Roundcube’s most prominent feature is the pervasive use of Ajax technology to present a more fluid and responsive user interface than the one of traditional webmail clients. It provides full functionality you expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching, spell checking etc…

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How to install WordPress Multisite on Centos VPS with Apache


Today we will guide you through the installation process of WordPress Multisite on your Centos VPS. The WordPress Multisite option became available with WordPress 3.0. This feature allows you – the website administrator – to create multiple websites without the need of installing separate WordPress instances, creating separate home directories or separate databases. Or, you can allow other users to create their own websites on your WordPress installation.

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Mailserver with virtual users and domains using Postfix and Dovecot on a CentOS 6 VPS

mailserver-with-virtual-users-and-domains-using-postfix-and-dovecot-in-centos-6The following article will show you how to install and run simple POP3/IMAP/SMTP mail server in your CentOS VPS using virtual users and domains with Postfix and Dovecot

What is Postfix? It is a drop in replacement for the old and mature Sendmail. Postfix also attempts to be very fast, easy to administer, and secure.

What is Dovecot? It is an open source IMAP and POP3 server for *NIX-like systems, written primarily with security in mind.

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Install and setup SpamAssassin in Debian 6 (Squeeze)

spamassassinIn one of our previous articles we explained how one can setup and configure a simple but powerful mail server with Postfix, Dovecot, SASL and virtual users in a Debian Squeeze VPS.

In the following article we’re going to implement SpamAssassin into the mail server setup so that it can be used to identify and tag spam email messages.

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How to replace MySQL with MariaDB on CentOS 6

Mariadb-seal-shaded-browntext-plainsvg.svgIn this article we will explain how to replace your MySQL server with MariaDB 5.5 database on your CentOS 6 server which is very simple. MariaDB is a fork of the MySQL source code. It is free and open source, drop-in replacement for MySQL led by the original developers of MySQL. MariaDB is widely used and several Linux distributions and large companies have already switched from MySQL to MariaDB.

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How to install Monit on your CentOS6 VPS

how-to-install-monit-on-your-centos6-vpsToday we’ll show you how to install Monit on your Centos VPS. Monit is a monitoring and managing as well as an automatic maintenance tool. The monitoring can be directly on the command line or on the web. You can assign Monit multiple tasks (not only monitoring), so if a certain service fails the check, Monit can alert or do something about it (try to restart the service for example).

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