nginx

Nginx is the web server that people use for speed. And I have published a guide on how you can auto install Nginx. Few days ago developers have discovered a serious buffer overflow vulnerability on Nginx versions 1.3.9 to 1.4.0. This is documented on CVE-2013-2028. According to the statement , [click to continue…]

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How to install OpenVPN AS on Ubuntu

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

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If you want to get OpenVPN running on your server, the easiest way is using the OpenVPN-AS ( Access Server ). OpenVPN-AS is the commercial version of opensource OpenVPN project. But they are kind enough to let you use the OpenVPN-AS free for 2 concurrent users. Of course you can buy licenses and increase the user limit, But for personal use its enough.

Installing OpenVPN-AS is very easy compared to the regular OpenVPN and it comes with a nice web based management interface as you can see on above screenshot. Also the web interface has nice options like showing bandwidth usage, connected user info etc. You can run OpenVPN-AS on 128MB ram VPS or higher. 128MB of RAM is more than enough for this purpose. Just grab a 128MB OpenVZ VPS from Ramnode or BuyVM and lets get in to the installation, [click to continue…]

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Ghost: a new kind of blogging platform

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

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I have lately found this kickstarter crowd funded project named “Ghost” which is a new blogging platform trying to enter to the market crowded with WordPress users. Ghost project is already fully funded and still they have 19 days to collect more funds.

It certainly looks nice and Ghost is node.js application which uses Sqlite for its database. There is not much fully functional proof apart from the basic tryghost.org  but they have some nice screenshots and a video on its kickstarter page .  [click to continue…]

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Remmina remote desktop client for linux

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

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If you are a regular follower of this blog, you might remember that I have wrote about how you can get remote desktop running on Ubuntu VPS or Dedicated Server. And to connect it via VNC I have used Gtkvnc viewer in the past. Read about it here  However Gtkvnc viewer had major drawbacks like, there is no option to save the server details, So it means that you have to enter the details of your remote desktop server every time when you want to connect to it.

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How to remove comments box on wordpress

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

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See that WordPress comments box above? If you ever built a generic business page or something on WordPress you might want to remove the this comments section from the page/post. There are numerous ways to remove the comments section from a WordPress installation. You can do this by editing the CSS or editing the single.php , home.php , index.php or comments.php and it differs from theme to theme.

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Meet the new Cpanel X4 theme

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

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Cpanel is the most widely used web hosting control panel out there. If you ever hosted a web site you should be familiar with it. However Cpanel didn’t focused much on user interface for the past few years, WHM had some UI changes but not the Cpanel.

Cpanel is now developing its all new X4 theme to replace the current X3 theme. They have an entire site and development blog dedicated to X4 news here. Development version is available as a plugin for Cpanel and you can install X4 on your WHM servers but currently its at Alpha stage so installation on production servers isn’t recommended. [click to continue…]

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FTP hangs at MLSD fix on WHM/Cpanel server

by Ruchira on May 7, 2013

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Did you ever had the above shown error on your WHM/Cpanel server?  When using passive FTP timeouts at MLSD command is a common error when using FTP servers. This is because servers firewall is not willing to accept the connections on common FTP ports. [click to continue…]

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How to install Viber on PC or Mac

by Ruchira on May 7, 2013

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Whatsapp is dominating the mobile market. I have used both but immediately fell in love with Viber because of its free call function unlike Whatsapp which is only a instant messaging service. I have wrote how you can install Whatsapp on PC but getting Viber to run on an Android emulator is nightmare.

Fear no more, Viber has just released both PC and Mac native applications just for you. Just visit http://viber.com to download. Its free as always and I have tested the Mac version and its awesome. Design is sleek and even it lets you to take video calls. And it also has some cool features such as transffering calls to desktop from your mobile device.  [click to continue…]

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