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How to install latest PHP 5.4.x on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

1. Add this package-repository to your system. If Ubuntu says that you need to download a key first, then follow the instructions given in the notice. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php5-oldstable If you get an error message now, then please do an update first and install the python-software-properties, that need to be…

How To Install and Use Memcache on Ubuntu 12.04

About Memcache Memcache is a system that works to speed up virtual private servers by caching server information. The program allows you to allocate a specific amount of the server ram toward caching recently queried data for a certain amount of time. Once the data is requested again, memcache speeds…

How To Install phpMyAdmin on a LEMP server

About phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin is a free software to work with MySQL on the web—it provides a convenient visual front end to the capabilities of MySQL. Setup Prior to installing phpMyAdmin, be sure that you have LEMP installed on your VPS. If you do not, you can see how to do…

How To Set Up vsftpd on Ubuntu 12.04

About vsftpd Warning: FTP is inherently insecure. If you must use FTP, consider securing your FTP connection with SSL/TLS. Otherwise, it is best to use SFTP, a secure alternative to FTP. The first two letters of vsftpd stand for “very secure” and the program was built to have strongest protection…

How To Create a SSL Certificate on nginx for Ubuntu 12.04

About Self-Signed Certificates A SSL certificate is a way to encrypt a site’s information and create a more secure connection. Additionally, the certificate can show the virtual private erver’s identification information to site visitors. Certificate Authorities can issue SSL certificates that verify the server’s details while a self-signed certificate has…

How To Install WordPress with nginx on Ubuntu 12.04

About WordPress Wordpress is a free and open source website and blogging tool that uses php and MySQL. It was created in 2003 and has since then expanded to manage 22% of all the new websites created and has over 20,000 plugins to customize its functionality. Step One—Prerequisites! This tutorial…

How To Install Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP) stack on Ubuntu 12.04

About Lemp LEMP stack is a group of open source software to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, nginx (pronounced Engine x), MySQL, and PHP. Since the server is already running Ubuntu, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the…

Initial Server Setup with Ubuntu 12.04

What the Red Means The lines that the user needs to enter or customize will be in red in this tutorial! The rest should mostly be copy-and-pastable. The Basics When you first begin to access your fresh new server, there are a few early steps you should take to make…