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  • Published Tutorial

    How To Install Node.js on CentOS 8

    In this guide, we will show you three different ways of getting Node.js installed on a CentOS 8 server: using dnf to install the nodejs package from CentOS's default AppStream repository; installing nvm, the Node Vers...
    By Brian Boucheron Node.js JavaScript CentOS CentOS 8
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    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on CentOS 8 [Quickstart]

    This guide will show you how to create a new user with sudo access on CentOS 8, without having to modify your server's /etc/sudoers file.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics CentOS CentOS 8 Quickstart
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    How To Install Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Debian 10

    The LEMP software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web applications. This is an acronym that describes a Linux operating system, with an Nginx web server. The backend data i...
    By Brian Boucheron, Erika Heidi LEMP Nginx Debian 10
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    How To Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 18.04

    MariaDB is an open-source database management system, commonly used as an alternative for the MySQL portion of the popular LAMP (Linux,…
    By Brian Boucheron MySQL MariaDB Databases Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on Ubuntu 18.04 [Quickstart]

    This guide will show you how to create a new user with sudo access on Ubuntu 18.04, without having to modify your server's /etc/sudoers file.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics Quickstart Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04
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    How To Set Up SSH Keys on CentOS 8

    SSH, or secure shell, is an encrypted protocol used to administer and communicate with servers. When working with a CentOS server, chances are you will spend most of your time in a terminal session connected to your s...
    By Brian Boucheron, Hanif Jetha CentOS Linux Basics Getting Started Security System Tools CentOS 8
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    Initial Server Setup with CentOS 8

    When you first create a new CentOS 8 server, there are a few configuration steps that you should take early on as part of the basic setup. This will increase the security and usability of your server and will give you...
    By Brian Boucheron CentOS Linux Basics Getting Started Initial Server Setup CentOS 8
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    How To Install the OpenLiteSpeed Web Server on Ubuntu 18.04

    OpenLiteSpeed is an optimized open source web server that can be used to manage and serve sites. In this guide, we'll demonstrate how to install and configure OpenLiteSpeed on an Ubuntu 18.04 server.
    By Justin Ellingwood, Brian Boucheron Ubuntu Ubuntu 18.04 Control Panels Miscellaneous
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    How to Install and Secure the Mosquitto MQTT Messaging Broker on Debian 10

    MQTT is a machine-to-machine messaging protocol, designed to provide lightweight publish/subscribe communication to “Internet of Things” devices. It is commonly used for geo-tracking fleets of vehicles, home automatio...
    By Brian Boucheron, Hanif Jetha Miscellaneous Debian 10
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    How To Transfer DigitalOcean Spaces Between Regions Using Rclone

    DigitalOcean Spaces is an object storage service designed to make it easy and cost effective to store and serve large amounts of data. In this guide, we will cover how to migrate data between Spaces regions, by using…
    By Brian Boucheron Object Storage DigitalOcean DigitalOcean Spaces
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    How To Set Filesystem Quotas on Debian 10

    Quotas are used to limit the amount of disk space a user or group can use on a filesystem. Without such limits, a user could fill up the machine's disk and cause problems for other users and services. In this tutorial...
    By Brian Boucheron, Mark Drake Linux Basics Debian Debian 10
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    How To Install Java with Apt on Debian 10

    Java and the JVM (Java Virtual Machine) are required for many kinds of software, including Tomcat, Jetty, Glassfish, Cassandra and...
    By Brian Hogan, Brian Boucheron Java Debian Debian 10
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    How To Install the Latest MySQL on Debian 10

    MySQL is a prominent open source database management system used to store and retrieve data for a wide variety of popular applications. MySQL is the M in the LAMP stack, a commonly used set of open source software tha...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Brian Boucheron, Hanif Jetha MySQL Databases Debian 10
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    How To Add Swap Space on Debian 10

    One of the easiest way of guarding against out-of-memory errors in applications is to add some swap space to your server. In this guide, we will cover how to add a swap file to a Debian 10 server. <$>[warning] W...
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics Debian Debian 10
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    How to Install WordPress with LAMP on Debian 10

    WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) on the internet. It allows you to easily set up flexible blogs and websites on top of a MariaDB backend with PHP processing. In this guide, we'll focus on...
    By Brian Boucheron, Mark Drake, Erika Heidi WordPress LAMP Stack Debian 10
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    How To Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate for Apache in Debian 10

    TLS, or transport layer security, and its predecessor SSL, which stands for secure sockets layer, are web protocols used to wrap normal traffic in a protected, encrypted wrapper. Using this technology, servers can sen...
    By Brian Boucheron, Mark Drake, Erika Heidi Apache Security Debian 10
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    How To Install and Secure Redis on Debian 10

    Redis is an in-memory key-value store known for its flexibility, performance, and wide language support. This tutorial demonstrates how to install, configure, and secure Redis on a Debian 10 server.
    By Brian Boucheron, Mark Drake, Erika Heidi Redis NoSQL Debian 10
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    How To Install WordPress with LEMP (Nginx, MariaDB and PHP) on Debian 10

    WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) on the internet. It allows you to easily set up flexible blogs and websites on top of a MySQL-based backend with PHP processing. In this guide, we'll focus...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Brian Boucheron, Erika Heidi PHP WordPress Debian 10
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    How To Set Up a Firewall with UFW on Debian 10

    This tutorial will show you how to set up a firewall with UFW on Debian 10.
    By Hazel Virdó, Brian Boucheron, Kathleen Juell Firewall Networking Security Debian Debian 10
  • Published Tutorial

    Initial Server Setup with Debian 10

    When you first create a new Debian 10 server, there are a few configuration steps that you should take early on as part of the basic setup. This will increase the security and usability of your server and will give yo...
    By Justin Ellingwood, Brian Boucheron Getting Started Initial Server Setup Debian 10