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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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How to install Chive on a Debian Wheezy VPS

logo-bigChive is another web based tool for managing MySQL databases just like the popular phpMyAdmin. It is free and open source tool written in PHP. Chive is used by thousands of customers because its administration is very easy and the user-interface is fast and simple. If you are looking for a replacement for phpMyAdmin, you should definitely install Chive on your Debian VPS.

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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 Phorum forum sotware on a CentOS VPS

Phorum-logoIn today’s blog article we will focus on the installation and configuration of another forum software – Phorum on a CentOS VPS. The name coming from the combination of ‘PHP’ and ‘forum’. Phorum is free and open-source web based forum software written in PHP. It is very feature rich and easy customizable message board. Its flexibility gives you power to make Phorum do what you want it to do.

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Install ClamAV on a CentOS 6 VPS with DirectAdmin

ClamIn today’s article on our blog we are going to install ClamAV on a CentOS 6 VPS with DirectAdmin control panel. We are offering DirectAdmin for free with all our VPS hosting plans.

Clam AntiVirus or ClamAV is very popular and widely used, free and open source antivirus application for Unix like systems. It is designed for detecting over 750.000 viruses, trojans, worms, mobile malware and other malicious software on your server. ClamAV is especially used on email servers as server-side email scanner.

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Optimize your CentOS 6 VPS Nginx-powered Joomla Installation

optimize-your-centos-6-vps-nginx-powered-joomla-installationAs promised, in this sequel of my previous post, we’ll see some useful steps for performance and security optimization of your Nginx-powered Joomla installation on a CentOS VPS and get it ready for its production run. Please note that these are not one-time and/or persistent settings. Performance and security optimization is a constant process.

So, the first thing I do after every Joomla installation is to hide its version, since it’s known that attackers usually scan for the Joomla version so they can track and explore its vulnerabilities.

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Run Joomla with Nginx on a Centos VPS

run-joomla-on-nginx-on-centos-vpsToday we will show you how to install Joomla, one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems on your LNMP stack (Nginx, MySQL and PHP-FPM) Centos VPS.
Follow this article carefully and in no more than 10 minutes you will have a common Joomla CMS installed on your LNMP stack Centos VPS, and in the next article we will optimize the very same installation performance-wise, as an addition to several security tips that will provide safer hosting for you and your business.

Let’s get to work.

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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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