Ubuntu

Ubuntu server is an open-source platform that enables admin to create highly available servers, whether you are planning to manage your own servers, creating complex configurations, managing virtual machines, deploying applications, or even automating configuration.

Like I previously said on my first blog post, the goal of this website is to share what I have learned with others in an understandable and the most simplified way, I am currently reading various books about Ubuntu, so I will be sharing with you what I have learned from Scratch, you can track my progress below.

  • Installing and Configuring Nginx

    Installing and Configuring Nginx

    Nginx or engine X is a free and open-source web server, reverse proxying, load balancer, caching, and more. Apache isn’t the only web server for hosting web content (although, it is the most used), Nginx is also very powerful and stable. Also, it can be used as a reverse proxy and load balancer for HTTP, TCP, ...

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  • Securing Apache Server Using a (Self Signed Certificate) [Ubuntu]

    Securing Apache Server Using a (Self Signed Certificate) [Ubuntu]

    In this guide, you’ll learn how to use SSL to secure Apache, this way, you can ensure your websites are encrypted and available over HTTPS. By default, Apache configuration listens for traffic on port 80 in Ubuntu, and not port 443 (HTTPS). Confirm by running the following command: This would be the output if apache is only listening ...

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  • Securing Apache Server Using (Let’s Encrypt) [Ubuntu]

    Securing Apache Server Using (Let's Encrypt) [Ubuntu]

    In this guide, you’ll learn how to use secure your Apache server for free with Let’s Encrypt, this way, you can ensure your websites are encrypted and available over HTTPS. Let’s Encrypt provide free SSL/TLS certificates. You can get a valid SSL certificate for your domain at no cost. These certificates can be used in a ...

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  • Installing Additional Apache Modules

    Installing Additional Apache Modules

    If you want to add additional modules for Apache extension. You can install additional modules, for example, you can install module to add support for PHP, and the likes. Run the following command to see a list of modules available for Apache: The following command would output several apache module packages, e.g libapache2-mod-php7.2 (this adds PHP7.2 support), so, ...

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  • Changing the MariaDb Configuration Files

    Changing the MariaDb Configuration Files

    You can tune MariaDB to your liken using the MariaDB’s option files. The default MariaDB option file is called my.cnf on Unix-like operating systems (i.e Ubuntu, Debian, and the likes), if you are used to MySQL, then this shouldn’t be new to you, the config file can be used to change a lot, e.g the buffer ...

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