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How to secure your SSH using two-step authentication on CentOS 6

unnamedThere are several things you can do to secure and protect your SSH. One of them is to use Google Authenticator and create a two-factor authentication on your CentOS VPS. Google Authenticator gives you an extra layer of security by generating time based one-time passwords (TOTP) on your smartphone that you must enter along with your username and password in order to login to the server via SSH.

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How to install PivotX on a CentOS/Fedora VPS

pivotxPivotX is free and open source PHP based blogging tool. Also, it can be used for maintaining more complex websites, online journals, etc. PivotX has very fast and easy installation, it is also easy for maintaining and easy to work with.
This blog article will help you to install PivotX on your CentOS or Fedora VPS.

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Install Pligg CMS on CentOS 6

PliggPligg is a free and open source Content Management System (CMS) written in PHP. Pligg can be used for creating social publishing networks, where registered users can submit and promote  their content and connect with other users. Using Pligg you can start your own social network in just minutes, all on your linux vps.

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Install and run TiddlyWiki on a CentoOS 6 VPS using Nginx

install-and-run-tiddlywiki-on-a-centoos-6-vps-using-nginxIn this tutorial we will guide you through the steps of installing and running TiddlyWiki on a CentOS 6 VPS.

We will also install and configure Nginx as a reverse proxy, so you can run TiddlyWiki behind Nginx.

What is TiddlyWiki?

It is an open-source single page application wiki. The content is divided into a series of components called Tiddlers.

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How to install and configure Squid proxy on your CentOS VPS.

how-to-install-and-configure-squid-proxy-on-your-centos- vpsThere are a more reasons for using proxy, but we are going to focus on web content filtering and/or anonymous surfing. A proxy – proxy server actually represents another machine through which internet requests are processed, or simply an intermediary between my machine and the Internet. When using proxy server, my computer sends the requests to the proxy server, the requests are being processed and I am being delivered the content I was looking form.

So, let’s see few simple steps on how to install Squid, the most popular proxy server out there on your CentOS VPS. As for the next part, we will see some configuring options.

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Install SugarCRM on a CentOS/Fedora/Scientitic Linux VPS

sugarcrm-integrationSugarCRM is a web based customer relationship management (CRM) system written in PHP. It is available in three different editions: Community Edition (which is free), Professional Edition and Enterprise Edition. This blog post covers the installation of the free Community Edition of SugarCRM on a CentOS/Fedora/Scientitic Linux VPS which is pretty easy and fast.

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Install Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on CentOS

CaptureIn this blog article we will show you how to install Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on a CentOS VPS. Nessus is powerful, free and easy to use proprietary security scanner. Its plug-in architecture makes Nessus to be very customizable and allows users to customize it according to their needs. Nessus database is frequently updated and it makes is very efficient. According many surveys Nessus is the most popular vulnerability scanner in the world.

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Speed-up your PHP based websites using Zend Optimizer on a CentOS 6 VPS

speed-up-your-php-based-websites-using-zend-optimizer-on-a-centos-6-vpsIn the following article we will guide you through the steps on how to install and set-up Zend Optimizer on a CentOS 6 Linux VPS.

Installing Zend OPcache will significantly boost your website’s speed and performance.


How is Zend OPcache able to speed up my website?

The Zend OPcache provides faster PHP execution through opcode caching and optimization. It improves PHP performance by storing pre-compiled script byte-code in shared memory.  This eliminates the stages of reading code from disk and compiling it on future access. In addition, it applies a few byte-code optimization patterns that make code execution faster.

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