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    Which Linux Distribution to use next?

    As a long term RHEL / Centos user, old software versions became the bane of my life (albeit with backported security fixes). A while back I switched to Ubuntu and it was like a breath of fresh air. The time has come t...
    2 By DigitalCarrot Debian Debian 10 Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04 FreeBSD PHP WordPress Laravel
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    Cannot connect to Postfix on port 587

    Hi there, I have installed Postfix on a droplet, and configured it to work on ports 25 and 587. I'm unable to make a connection remotely. If I do the following from the droplet itself: ``` telnet localhost 587 ``` I g...
    Accepted Answer: Hello, This sounds like that you might have a firewall on your Droplet. If this is the case you need to open port 587 for incoming and outgoing TCP connections, for example if you are using Ubuntu and if you have UFW ...
    1 By DigitalCarrot Networking
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    Anyone face problem of suddenly can't ping /SSH droplet? I was still accessing it few hours ago ans suddenly now I cannot even ping the IP

    Silly question, but you’ve not configured a firewall for the droplet and then your local IP address has changed?
    By DigitalCarrot
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    How to get PHP mail to work?

    This is probably because you don’t have sendmail or a mailserver setup on your droplet. What we’re doing is relaying mail via sm…
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Whats is better and why? Linux CentoS or Ubuntu?

    I have used both (and am currently using both). I much prefer Ubuntu, which I’ve been using for less than 6 months. I’ve been u…
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Wordpress - mysql crash

    I had memory issues with my droplet hosting just a couple of WordPress sites with very low traffic. However, I added the followi…
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Would an entry-level droplet with Ubuntu LAMP server offer a comparable performance to a similarly priced shared hosting?

    In many ways I would argue it’s better bang for your buck performance wise, because all the shared hosting I’ve ever used has been …
    By DigitalCarrot
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    how to limit apache 2.4 access log limit for virtual hosts?

    Over what period of time? If that’s in a day then it seems unusual (unless you have very busy sites). If it’s in a month then it’…
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Temporary test domain name or way to achieve this

    A better option might be to simply create a symbolic link. A symbolic link is part of your file system (nothing to do with Apach…
    By DigitalCarrot
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    MariaDB stopped working until restart

    Today our website displayed a "Database connection error" Via the command line I tried to connect to MariaDB and it failed: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysql...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @DigitalCarrot Yes, total system ran out of RAM, so resize the droplet up. And it also looks like your database storage is actually 140MB, but the buffer pool size is the default 128MB, which means it's swapping c...
    3 By DigitalCarrot MariaDB MySQL Ubuntu 16.04
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    Temporary test domain name or way to achieve this

    Out of interest what operating system are you using locally on your own computer? If you’re using Windows you can edit the file …
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Big problem: payment without information me. This site a thief.

    Why not navigate to your support page and view the ticket they’ve created? They must have a reason for locking the Droplet.
    By DigitalCarrot
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    Use multiple domains for the same website?

    Set the DNS for both of your domains to point to your droplet. Then configure two virtual hosts as follows: <VirtualHost...
    By DigitalCarrot
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    MariaDB - enable root login via both UNIX_SOCKET and TCP

    With MariaDB by default the root user has the plugin unix_socket enabled: ``` SELECT Plugin FROM user WHERE User = "root"; +-------------+ | Plugin | +-------------+ | unix_socket | +-------------+ ``` From the d...
    Accepted Answer: Hi @DigitalCarrot Why don't you create two root users? As long as the Host+User is unique, then it's allowed. But from a security point, I would would say /root/.my.cnf is a clear winner compared to phpMyAdmin. If yo...
    1 By DigitalCarrot MariaDB Ubuntu 16.04