How To Install Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5

How To Install Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5
Nginx(pronounced “engine x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource c…

How To Install The Latest Git On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install The Latest Git On Ubuntu 14.04
This tutorial explains the process of installing Git on Ubuntu 14.04. For the uninitiated, Git, the client for the immensely popular GitHub, is a commonly used open source distributed version control system…

Linux Basics – Static IP and Network Configuration on Debian Linux

Linux Basics – Static IP and Network Configuration in Debian Linux
This guide explains how to configure static IP address, dns configuration and hostname on debian based Linux distributions on the shell. It will be same in server & desktop.
1 Prel…

Samba Server Configuration in OpenSuSe 13.1

Samba Server Configuration in OpenSuSe 13.1
This guide explains how to configure samba server in Opensuse 13.1 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SM…

How To Build PHP 5.6-beta3 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ionCube Loader, Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 (Debian Wheezy)

How To Build PHP 5.6-beta3 (PHP-FPM & FastCGI) With ionCube Loader, Zend OPcache And APCu For ISPConfig 3 (Debian Wheezy)
Since ISPConfig 3.0.5, it is possible to use multiple PHP versions on one server and select the optimal PHP version for a webs…

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

The Perfect Desktop – Xubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 14.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on th…

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
This guide explains how to configure samba server in Ubuntu 14.04 with anonymous & secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to S…

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA

Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEA
In this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against atta…

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 14.04LTS (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 14.04LTS (LAMP)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on anUbuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox

Installing Guest Additions And Mounting Shared Folders In Virtualbox Virtual Machines In PHPVirtualbox   
In this tutorial I will introduce some tips & tricks while using the phpvirtualbox. These tricks make phpvirtualbox functional…

Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA Server) using CNTLM

Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA Server) using CNTLM
Cntlm is an NTLM / NTLM Session Response / NTLMv2 authenticating HTTP proxy intended to help you break free from the chains of Microsoft proprietary world. You can use a free OS …

The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 13.1 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 13.1 (GNOME)
This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 13.1 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Wind…

PHP number_format() and a problem with negative values rounded to zero

PHP number_format() and a problem with negative values rounded to Zero
As is known, the PHP function number_format() rounds the given value to the needed amount of decimal places.

How to find out if your server is affected from Openssl Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) and how to fix that

How to find out if your server is affected from Openssl Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160) and how to fix that
A severe vulnerability in OpenSSL has been found, the vulnerability is named Heartbleed and affects the heartbeat implementation in Ope…

Securing SSH On Redhat/Centos With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication

Securing SSH On Ubuntu With WiKID Two-Factor Authentication
SSH offers a highly secure channel for remote administration of servers. However, if you face an audit for regulatory or business requirements, such as Visa/Mastercard PCI, you need to be awar…

Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)

Improve Spam abuse protection in dovecot by restricting access to mail accounts by IP address (e. g. with ISPConfig 3)
This howto will show you how to add ip restrictions to single mail accounts when using dovecot with MySQL.
This is especially useful …

Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5 (LAMP)

Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5 (LAMP)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.4 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Data recovery from accidentally deleted files or crashed drives in Redhat, CentOS and Fedora Linux

Data recovery from accidentally deleted files or crashed drives in Redhat, CentOS and Fedora Linux
This tutorial will help you to recover data from accidentally deleted data from Linux-file systems. This is a very drastic mistake by any user/admin whic…

PHP session data is not deleted when using custom session management on debian (and ubuntu)

PHP session data is not deleted when using custom session management on debian (and ubuntu)
On debian systems (as far as I know this applies to ubuntu, too) the garbage collector for PHP sessions is disabled by default.
The corresponding setting in php…

Rounding numbers to special values in PHP – e. g. “nice prices”

Rounding numbers to special values in PHP – e. g. “nice prices”
Sometimes you need to round numbers to special values. Maybe you have a shop and want to calculate your selling prices automatically, but you don’t like prices like 12.52 USD.
Here’s a sma…