Got your new VPS/Dedicated server and want to know how to change the default root login password, given to you when your server was setup? This is a simple procedure but most online documentation goes beyond the linux new bies knowledge. This time on Quick Tips I’m going to explain you how to do that […]

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Showing your Apache version and OS info in the server signature is a bad practice. Specially if you are using WHM CPanel on your server, the signature shows nasty amount of information for outsiders. For example here is the signature from my WHM server apache/2.2.23 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.23 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/ So how you can stop […]


LNMP V0.8 The complete Nginx auto installer!

by Ruchira on January 1, 2012

I have published article about my modified nginx auto installer about little over a year ago. Which can be found here. Which got somewhat famous and counted over 1000 installs. The framework which I was used was came from a chinese developer called licess and the framework now has been evolved a lot and now […]


How to change SSH port on Centos,Ubuntu,Debian

by Ruchira on January 11, 2011

Keeping the default 22 SSH port is really a very bad practice. I have seen many people doesnt bother changing their SSH port even they configure many security features. In this short and sweet guide Im going to tell you how to change your SSH port to another. This guide applies for Ubuntu/Debian/Centos/Redhat O/S Attention- […]


Update- I have modified this script to use nginx latest version and the whole guide for complete web site including DNS setup can be found on here Nginx is become just easy for newbies. thanks for the Chinese developer Licess installing nginx+PHP-FPM+Eaccelarator+Mysql+Pureftpd is easy as 1 2 3. The developers site is www.lnmp.org its really […]