How to install mod_security and mod_evasive on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

mod_securityMod_security is an Apache module that helps to protect your website from various attacks such as cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks, path traversal attacks etc. Mod_evasive is an Apache module that helps to prevent HTTP DoS (DDoS) attacks or server brute force attacks. If you have CentOS installed on your server, follow these instructions to install mod_security with the OWASP core rule set.
To install and configure mod_security and mod_evasive modules on an Ubuntu VPS in order to harden and secure your Apache web server, follow the steps described below:

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How to install Gallery3 on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VPS

how-to-install-gallery3-on-ubuntu-14-04-lts-vpsThe following article will guide you through the steps on how to install Gallery3 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS VPS.

What is Gallery3?

It is an open source photo sharing web application, based on PHP and MySQL.

Gallery3 has intuitive photo management administration and you can use it into your own website no matter whether you’re running a small personal site or a large community portal.

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How to install LAMP and run OrangeHRM in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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In the following article we are going to explain how you can install LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL and PHP) and run OrangeHRM in your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Linux VPS.

What is OrangeHRM?

It is an Open Source Human Resource Management system written in PHP.

It has the following features:

  • Administration Module
  • Personal Information Management
  • Leave Module
  • Time Module
  • Employee Self Service Module
  • Recruitment/ Applicant Tracking Module
  • Performance Module

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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 Nagios3 on Ubuntu 13.10 VPS for monitoring virtual servers and services

install-nagios3-on-ubuntu-13-10-vps-for-monitoring-virtual-servers-and-servicesIn the following article we will guide you through the steps on how to install Nagios3 on a Ubuntu 13.10 VPS so you can monitor your virtual servers and services from your VPS.

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.

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Ubuntu 12.10 OS Template Available with all our Virtual Servers

ubuntu vpsWe have a new OS template: Ubuntu 12.10 is available now with all our virtual server plans.
Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) introduces plenty of new features and offers performance and security improvements.
Ubuntu 12.10 has the latest versions of numerous available software packages such as Apache 2.2.22, PHP 5.4.6, MySQL 5.5.28, Python 3.2.3 (with version 2 still supported), GCC 4.7 etc. which will definitely help you get the most of your virtual server.

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