How To Backup And Restore MySQL With Mysqldump


What is Mysqldump? Mysqldump is an excellent tool for backing up the contents of your databases to a file. This file can then be moved around, stored offsite and and restored with ease. Backing Up MySQL Backup A Single Database To backup a single database you need to have the sql login for a user…

How To Install Go 1.6 On Ubuntu 16.04


What Is Go? Go is a newer modern programming language developed by Google. The popularity of the language has been increasing in recent times as companies have adopted the language for having a robust set of libraries, in addition to it being easy to build simple, reliable and efficient software. Installing Go While you may…

How To Install Fail2ban On Ubuntu 14.04


Introduction The internet is full of automated programs that attempt to break into unsecure servers. Because of this, you might have seen hundreds or thousands of failed login attempts in your system’s auth.log or from when you login to your server. Thankfully there is an easy way to put a stop to these brute force…

How To Install Seafile On Debian 7


Overview What is Seafile? Seafile is a free and open source file hosting software. Its coded in Python and it also has a web interface, just like Dropbox. With the web interface you can access your data from anywhere! All you need is a internet connection and a modern web browser. Seafile also has software to…

How To Setup 2 Factor Authentication For SSH On Ubuntu

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Overview Securing SSH is a difficult topic. It’s generally recommended to use SSH keys, and disable password authentication to prevent automatic brute force attacks from discovering your password. If you want to use SSH keys you can use this guide to set them up before proceeding. However, this isn’t always possible. You may wish to…

How To Login To A VPS Using SSH and PuTTY On Windows


Overview For those new to having a VPS (Virtual Private Server), it can be a bit confusing starting out. One of the largest initial confusions is “How do I login?”. Many beginners come from shared hosting where a GUI panel is provided, often cPanel, where everything can be done with the click of a button.…

How To Install LXDE GUI On Ubuntu 14.04

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Overview While most servers are operated solely via the command line, that is not for everyone. Some of us are more comfortable operating a server via a nice and simple graphic interface. Thankfully you can easily install the GUI and then remotely connect to it from your own computer. Install Prerequisites Before we begin the…

How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack on Ubuntu 14.04

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If you wish to host websites on a VPS or an Unmanaged Dedicated Server, or if you have been assigned the task of installing all the required services for one, then a viable option would be to do it all in Linux. It has an advantage of hosting any dynamic website that uses PHP or…

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