Node.js is a popular platform created for easily building fast and scalable network applications. Also, node.js contains a highly customizable HTTP server library so it is possible to run a web server without the use of external software, such as Apache thus allowing more control of how the web server works. Node.js is maturing quickly and it has become wildly popular. Node.js is able to handle modern Web content in all its richness. It’s fairly easy to get started with node.js. To install the latest version of node.js on a virtual server running Ubuntu 13.10, follow the steps below:
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:
Nagios3 is a robust and very powerful monitoring system which can help you monitor your virtual servers and the services running on your servers.
It is one of the best open-source monitoring systems out there.
We’ll show you how to install Laravel on Linux. Laravel is an open source web application framework written in PHP which follows the model-view-controller (MVC) paradigm. Laravel is a young framework, but it quickly gained popularity thanks to the extensive documentation, friendly community and clean and classy code. Installing Laravel on Linux is fairly easy task, just carefully follow the steps bellow and you should have Laravel installed on your Linux machine in less then 10 minutes.
This is a short tutorial on how to install Panda3D on Ubuntu 10.04.
Panda3D is an awesome open source 3D game and simulation engine. It is a 3d rendering and game development framework for C++ and Python applications.
Panda3D can be used free of charge for all uses, including commercial ventures. The easiest way to install it on our ubuntu virtual servers is to use the DEB packages.
Previously we explained how to install WordPress on a Debian VPS. Also you can install WordPress on Debian or Ubuntu VPS in an easier way, using the script provided in this article. This script will create a MySQL database, will download and configure the latest WordPress version and create Apache virtual host for you automatically. All you need to do is to create a file on your WordPress VPS with the content shown below, make the file executable, execute it and enter a few parameters.
We’ll show you 10 basic Linux commands. This article explains some of the most used Linux commands and their basic usage. All these commands should be entered at the command prompt and you must press the ENTER button to execute the desired command. Please note that all Linux commands are case sensitive.
We’ll show you how to create an Nginx Virtual Host, also known as an Nginx Server Block. In one of our previous tutorials we explained How to install and configure LNMP (Nginx, MySQL and PHP) server on a Debian 6 (squeeze) VPS, now we’re going to look at how to set up a new server block (virtual host) for each new domain.
Linux VPS hosting has become very popular among businesses, programmers and developers nowadays, mainly due to its many advantages in terms of cost effectiveness, flexibility, better performance, security, stability, reliability and functionality of course. As an operating system GNU/Linux became the world’s most dominant hosting solution for Internet hosting businesses mainly because of the many benefits you’ll get by using it on your servers.
So, why is a Linux based VPS better choice than a Windows based VPS?