Varnish Cache Set Up and Usage

Varnish Cache Set Up and Usage With Centos Varnish an http accelerator that can be installed on any Linux distro. Varnish allows your website files to be pulled from the cache if they exist. If the files do not exist, Apache, mySQL and PHP do their regular requests and load the files into the browser.[…]

Hosting a Website With Virtualbox

Hosting a Website With Virtualbox Virtualbox makes it easy to host a website on your virtual machine. This tutorial will discuss the basic setup. It assumes you have already installed the usual Linux, Apache, PHP and mySQL. If you need help with that, please check out the page here. Hosting at home can be easily[…]

Linux Live and Mac Address

Mac Address and Linux Live When you connect to the Internet with a Live CD or Live USB, your connection to your router will create its own network ip address and use the mac address based on the hardware that is used to make the wifi connection. For example, after booting Live Ubuntu, Live Kali,[…]

Virtualbox Virtual Machines With Own Network Address

Virtual Machine With Its Own Network IP and Mac Address Virtual machines have various means for which they can connect to the Internet. This lesson will discuss how Virtualbox can be used to connect to the router with its own IP address and mac address. By default, a virtual machine connects to the Internet with[…]

Linux Memory Usage Issues

Linux Memory Usage Issues With Linux, you must keep an eye on the system health to ensure that your hard drive space and memory do not get eaten up. If you exhaust your limit, you end up with issues like websites that cannot be viewed and the inability to login to GUIs like Web Host[…]

Using Yslow To Troubleshoot Web Page Speed

Using Yslow To Increase Web Page Speed Yslow is an addon you can add to a browser like Firefox or Chrome so that you can analyze web pages. With the analysis, you can determine some areas that require upgrading. When Firebug and Yslow addons are installed in Firefox, you simply open Firebug and select the[…]

Browser Caching Tune-Up With mod_expires and mod_headers

Caching With mod_expires and mod_headers Allowing visitors to cache images and files in their browser can make your website significantly faster to navigate. This post will explain how to use mod_expires and mod_headers to allow visitors to cache files in their browser. With browser caching, you can set the time for which files can be[…]

Cron Jobs With Ubuntu

Cron Jobs With Ubuntu With Ubuntu, you have a couple ways to setup cron jobs. You can run the ‘crontab -e’ from the command line or, you can edit the /etc/crontab file. The /etc/crontab file will run no matter which user is logged into the system. If you are a single user, keeping everything in[…]