How to get free SSL/TLS certificates from cli with Let's Encrypt and Certbot

How to get free SSL/TLS certificates with Let’s Encrypt and Certbot

Let’s Encrypt is a Certificate Authority which is able to create and release free SSL/TLS certificates we can use to enable encryption and secure our websites. All the biggest hosting providers allow their customers to request Let’s Encrypt certificates in a user-friendly way, via administration panels like Cpanel or Plesk. If we have SSH access to a remote host, however, we can obtain a Let’s Encrypt certificate from the command line, by using Certbot. In this article, we learn how to install Certbot on the most used Linux distributions, and how to use it to obtain and manage valid Let’s Encrypt certificates.

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How to Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu Linux

How to Install Lighttpd on Ubuntu Linux

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on installing Lighttpd on Ubuntu Linux. Lighttpd is a lightweight web server designed for high-performance environments, delivering speed, flexibility, and security. Its low memory footprint and small CPU load make it ideal for servers with high traffic volumes, yet it remains simple and efficient for personal projects. By following this tutorial, you will learn how to set up Lighttpd on your Ubuntu system and understand some basic configurations to get your web server running smoothly.

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Setting Up a LAMP Server on Ubuntu 24.04

In this detailed tutorial, we will guide you through the process of setting up a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) server on Ubuntu 24.04. This setup is crucial for hosting dynamic websites and web applications. We will cover everything from installing the necessary packages to securing your MySQL installation and testing your setup.

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LAMP server setup on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish

Ubuntu 22.04 LAMP installation

A LAMP stack is an assortment of software that contains everything you need in order to serve a website, show dynamic content, and store or retrieve data from a database. The software is all within the LAMP acronym, namely the Linux operating system, Apache web server, MySQL database (or MariaDB alternatively), and PHP programming language.

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How to install Node.js on Raspberry Pi

How to install Node.js on Raspberry Pi

A Raspberry Pi can function as a lightweight web server, hosting and serving content to thousands of users for a very low cost. Raspberry Pi models can host web server environments such as Node.js, which is a JavaScript runtime environment that is used for hosting websites. It offers users the ability to write websites in JavaScript, in which the code executes on the server instead of a client’s browser. This puts some additional load on the server when compared to a static site, but a Raspberry Pi can easily handle light traffic to the site.

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Setting Up Jekyll with Nginx on Debian and Ubuntu Systems

Creating a static website and hosting it has never been easier, thanks to modern web development tools such as Jekyll. Jekyll is a static site generator powered by Ruby that allows you to create fast, secure, and easily maintainable websites. When combined with Nginx, a powerful HTTP server and reverse proxy, you have a powerful and flexible website deployment mechanism. This guide explains how to set up Jekyll with Nginx as a reverse proxy on Debian and Ubuntu systems.

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how to deploy a self-hosted vaultwarden instance

How to deploy a self-hosted Vaultwarden instance

Everyone, nowadays, has several accounts and credentials to take care of, that’s why everyone needs a decent and possibly open source password manager. When it comes to managing passwords there are many choices available on Linux: in the past, for example we talked about “pass”, a great, command line oriented, password-manager based on standard tools such as GPG and git. In this article we explore an alternative which can be the ideal solution for individuals and small organizations: Vaultwarden.

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Linux Apache log analyzer

Linux Apache log analyzer

For every visit to your Apache web server, a line is generated inside of the log file. As you can imagine, the log files can fill up very quickly with visitor information and errors that are encountered, so they become unwieldy and tough to sift through. Analyzing the logs is an important part of administering Apache and ensuring that it runs as expected.

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Linux Apache not executing php files: Solution

Linux Apache not executing php files: Solution

If you are running an Apache web server on your Linux system and find that PHP files are not being executed, there are a few potential solutions that can help with this problem. PHP is a common component of web server setups, and is the programming langauge used by WordPress, the most popular content management system in the world. It is commonly installed alongside Apache and MySQL, which is known as LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).

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How to check Nginx version on Linux

How to check Nginx version on Linux

In this tutorial, we will show how to checck the installed version of Nginx on a Linux system. Nginx is one of the most popular web server suites deployed across the internet and can be used as both a web server and a reverse proxy server. Knowing your version of Nginx will allow you to check for updates and install new features, compatibility with other Linux or web hosting components, and with ensuring that your current version of Nginx does not contain any published security vulnerabilities.

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