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How To Deploy Node.js Applications Using Systemd and Nginx
Viewed 2972 times since Sat, Jan 4, 2014
This tutorial uses a simple Node.js application, but is applicable to most, if not all, others as well (be they Ruby, Python, etc). For PHP web applications, it is recommended to use a more specialized LAMP or LEMP stack instead.... Read More
How To Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Fedora
Viewed 2293 times since Thu, Jan 2, 2014
LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the server is already running Fedora, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest. ... Read More
Top 10 Linux Easter Eggs
Viewed 1658 times since Sat, Jan 4, 2014
Not a Definitive List... Linux has a history of including some fun "easter eggs" in its software. In this article, we'll tell you about some fun commands and options to lighten up your day. Not all of them are "easter eggs", but we think you&... Read More
How To Use Traceroute and MTR to Diagnose Network Issues
Viewed 1381 times since Fri, Dec 27, 2013
IntroductionAn important part of administering servers is monitoring network connectivity. There are a few tools that are simple to use, but valuable to know. In this guide, we will discuss how to use a tool called traceroute to diagnose where a... Read More
How To Get Started With mod_pagespeed with Apache on a CentOS and Fedora Cloud Server
Viewed 1351 times since Sat, Jan 4, 2014
One of the more recently popular modules for Apache is mod_pagespeed. It is an output filter for Apache 2.2+ that can be configured through a variety of options through configuration files or a .htaccess file. An "output filter” is a something that... Read More
How to Setup Additional Entropy for Cloud Servers Using Haveged
Viewed 1341 times since Sat, Jan 4, 2014
Brief Introduction to Entropy and Randomness The Linux pseudo random number generator (PRNG) is a special device that generates randomness from hardware interrupts (keyboard, mouse, disk/network I/O) and other operating system sources. This... Read More