Installing and configuring the Apache HTTP Server software can be a little daunting the first time you attempt it. This beginning Apache web server tutorial will walk you through the steps to install the software and set up on both a Linux or Unix machine or a Windows machine.
According to the Netcraft.com survey results, the Apache Web Server has been the leading web server since 1996. What is the Apache Web Server and what can it do? Why do so many people use it?
There are many similarities between Linux and Unix. They have a very similar directory structure, uses most of the same tools and the same shells. But, what are the differences between Linux and Unix? Why is Linux called Unix-like and not a true Unix operating system?
PHP is a popular server side scripting language, used by many to create dynamic web pages and access the MySQL database. But, what exactly does PHP stand for?
The date() function is used to format a date or time in PHP. The function can be used to print out the current year for a copyright notice, or print the seconds since the Unix epoch as well as every other date and time permeation you can think of.
Creating a server from a Linux personal computer is not as hard as you may think. Actually, you probably already have most of the software installed. The largest decision you will have to make is the type of server you are creating.
A DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server handles the assignment of IP addresses, subnet masks and broadcast addresses to clients within the network which do not have static IP addresses. This article explains how to set up your own DHCP server on Linux.
Whether you have a small home network or a large corporate network, the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) be used to manage user logins from anywhere in the network. This reduces the need for the users to have credentials on each computer in the network. This article will walk you through setting up OpenLDAP on a Ubuntu server.
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) contains multiple software based servers on a single hardware server. Each of the virtual servers has its own operating system appears to run on its own dedicated machine. In this article we will create a VPS using the Xen hypervisor and Ubuntu.
It is important to backup your data regularly. The following three scripts can be used to backup your data whether you use Ubuntu or another Linux distribution.
The Linux operating system can be pared down substantially and you can choose what free and open source software you want to install on your computer which makes Linux the perfect operating system to give old computer hardware new life.
There are multiple open source disk cloning tools available. Which one you choose will depend on what you are looking to achieve. This article covers four of the options available. All four are free to download and try.
One of the first questions Windows users have when they try out Linux is how to create folders. In Linux (and all the other ‘nixes), folders are actually called directories and there are two ways to create new ones.
The Chromium Browser is the Linux version of Google Chrome. The Chrome is generally viewed to be faster and more streamlined than all other browsers, including Mozilla Firefox. From my tests, I cannot disagree with the general consensus.
There are a variety of different hunt types for geocaching. From the traditional hunt, where you plug in the coordinates to get to the cache, to the more complex puzzle games. There are even geocaching hunts that will have you discovering things about your environment.
GIMP is the open source alternative to Adobe Photoshop that can be used for anything from simple digital photo editing to complex original art. It is a robust application by itself, but it can be enhanced exponentially with the addition of third party brushes, scripts and filters.