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    Ubuntu 16.04 wrong default Python version

    RESOLVED: DO image of 16.04 doesn’t include any python version by default After retracing all steps I noticed Lets’s Encryp…
    By sugarhill
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    Ubuntu 16.04 wrong default Python version

    just installed another 16.04 image for testing and now python is not included at all well, I guess this was an isolated incidence …
    By sugarhill
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    Ubuntu 16.04 wrong default Python version

    Ubuntu 16.04 made Python 3 the new standard, while Python 2 shouldn't even be installed by default. On my 16.04 droplet version 2.7 starts up by default, v3 is also there but it has to be called specifically. Just wo...
    2 By sugarhill DigitalOcean Python Ubuntu 16.04
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    PHP 7.0 - ZipArchive Library is missing or disabled

    After setting up a new 512mb web server droplet using: Ubuntu 14.04 // NGINX // PHP7.0 // MariaDB // Wordpress I get the following error message using my backup app: PHP ZipArchive Library is missing or disabled I nev...
    3 By sugarhill PHP LEMP Nginx Ubuntu
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    Let's Encrypt Subdomain SSL certificate

    My domain is properly setup with Let's Encrypt SSL certificate example.com + www.example.com Now I want to add multi-language version of my websites on a subdomain like en.example.com If I create a new droplet wit...
    1 By sugarhill Let's Encrypt WordPress LEMP Ubuntu
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    Tutorial Request: Let's Encrypt™ free SSL certificate installation

    Since 3rd of December 2015 free SSL certificates are available for everyone at letsencrypt.org Would be nice to have a tutorial that explains the manual installation process.
    3 By sugarhill DigitalOcean Articles Nginx Apache Security Ubuntu
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    convert htaccess rewrite rule for nginx

    Hm, after lots of trial & error it turned out that I just needed to adjust nginx root folder to apache rewrite folders. Now it wor…
    By sugarhill
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    convert htaccess rewrite rule for nginx

    Hi, this is my original Apache htaccess rule: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine on RewriteBase / RewriteRule ^$ myapp/webroot/ [L] RewriteRule (.*) myapp/webroot/$1 [L] </IfModule> I manage...
    1 By sugarhill Apache Nginx Configuration Management Ubuntu
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    Update nginx to version 1.9.5

    first get your language settings right, this should work: sudo nano /etc/default/locale add this line at the bottom: …
    By sugarhill
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    sftp web server permissions

    @Marcedwin I solved this a while ago The solution is to add your user “demo” to the group www-data (since www-data is a group)…
    By sugarhill
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    DigitalOcean policy for servers outside US?

    LOL, dream on my friend :) The only solution is to have a physical server inside your house and in-depth knowledge how to secure…
    By sugarhill
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    Which Plan to choose for blog to handle upto 1000 visitors at the same time?

    Since I’m also in the high-availability game (for shop servers) you first need to define what 500 - 1000 users actually means. Y…
    By sugarhill
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    nginx server config for high availability

    Using the following setup my server is able to handle lots of (virtual) concurrent users. worker_processes 4; worker_connections 8192; worker_rlimit_nofile 40000; Here's how I calculated these values on a 8 GB RAM /...
    1 By sugarhill Server Optimization Nginx LEMP PHP Ubuntu
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    shop server scaling / customer peak / database replication

    I have a small shop (PrestaShop) that only sells 1 item, a show ticket. This show ticket becomes available after a countdown on my site. 3.000 people are waiting on my webshop to get a ticket and hit refresh button un...
    1 By sugarhill Scaling Server Optimization Clustering Load Balancing MariaDB MySQL Debian
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    connect domain with wordpress installed on digitalocean

    This should be an easy fix: login to your wordpress dashboard left menu select “Settings” –> “General” then change …
    By sugarhill
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    Should not you tell clearly what is possible and what is not before collecting credit card info?

    I can confirm that 512mb is more than enough for running wordpress, but you should: choose NGINX or LEMP (not Apache or LAMP) -…
    By sugarhill
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    Remove .htpasswd Password Protection (Nginx)

    This is how I did it on my password protected nginx site: simply remove all “authbasic” parameters from nginx server block r…
    By sugarhill
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    Why doesn't chown -R root:www-data work on my Wordpress installation?

    I researched the same problem and I found the solution. The trick is to add your user “demo” to the group www-data (since www-data…
    By sugarhill
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    Why Is Fail2Ban NOT Creating The Proper IPTABLES Rules?

    Hi GreenLED, this might not be the answer you’re looking for but until something better comes along it should be worth a try. (btw…
    By sugarhill
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    Account locked after payment have been made for the server

    I had the same problem and according to support it’s an automated process. If for whatever reason you met some condition in their …
    By sugarhill