Category: Linux/nix Distros

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04

Installing Lighttpd with PHP (PHP-FPM mode) and MySQL or MariaDB on Ubuntu 15.04 Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 15.04 server with PHP support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is

Upgrading MySQL databases after a software update

Upgrading MySQL databases after a software update (and possibly repairing structure and tables if problems occurs)   Sometimes MySQL changes its internal database structures between versions. When that is the case, you might get these kind of errors after updating it (probably via yum) and trying to start it: [ERROR]

How to Setup ZFS Filesystem on Linux with zpool Command Examples

Messing around with FreeBSD 10 lately I loved ZFS, its simplicity and expand-ability. So I thought, what about a Linux with ZFS ? I’ll write about How to Setup ZFS Filesystem on Linux with zpool Command Examples in here.   ZFS has combined volume manager and filesystem with several advanced features.

Understanding Containers, user space, userland and kernel space

Perhaps you’ve been charged with developing a container-based application infrastructure?  If so, you most likely understand the value that containers can provide to your developers, architects, and operations team. In fact, you’ve likely been reading up on containers and are excited about exploring the technology in more detail. However, before

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall About CSF Firewall ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing

Centos Recover broken rpmdb or missing packages

Centos Recover broken rpmdb or missing packages Did you ever encountered broken rpmdb ? Missing packages, filesystem corruption at /var/lib/rpm and ran out of backups or a restore isn’t possible ? You can fix it in Centos Recover broken rpmdb or missing packages  and on other RHEL based systems too.

Configure FirewallD in RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora 21/22

In a previous post I’ve showed how to disable firewalld and roll back to our favorite post-systemd iptables firewall. In this post we gonna see how to Configure FirewallD in RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora 21/22. Firewalld is a dynamic daemon to configure and manage firewalls (iptables rules typically) with support