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How to Create sub domains on localhost in apache on Ubuntu

Sub domains on localhost When working with apache locally, the common way to use it is though the "http://localhost" url. When doing web development or some kind of testing, you might need to create sub domains on localhost, just like on online servers. This post shows you how to create sub domains inside Apache on localhost. Its easy and takes only a ...

Setup Apache 2.4 and Php FPM with mod proxy fcgi on Ubuntu 13.10

mod_proxy_fcgi The module mod_proxy_fcgi is a new one and it allows apache to connect to/forward requests to an external fastcgi process manager like php fpm. This allows for a complete separation between the running of php scripts and Apache. Earlier we had to use modules like mod_fcgid and mod_fastcgi which all had some limitations. Mod_fcgid for example did not properly utilise ...

Install Virtualbox 4.3 on Ubuntu / Debian / Fedora

VirtualBox VirtualBox is a free virtualisation software for x86 based systems and is available for most of the popular OSes like linux, mac and windows. It runs on a host system and supports running other OSes as guest. It earlier belonged to Sun and now to Oracle. At the time of this post, virtualbox 4.3.2 is the latest version and was released ...

Install the Pantheon desktop on Ubuntu

Pantheon desktop environment Pantheon is a new desktop environment that comes with elementary OS. It has a mac like look and feel and has been designed very well. It looks superb specially on laptops and can give you a cool looking desktop that you want to show off. It can be installed on Ubuntu if you want to get the elementary OS ...

Setup a chroot environment on Ubuntu with debootstrap

Chroot Chroot provides a way to setup an isolated environment inside an OS, where specific applications can run without interacting with the rest of the system. It is also called a jail and is often used to create a test environment for applications which may not be directly installed on the system due to various concerns like stability or security. Running 32 ...

Add ubuntu ppa repository to Debian 7 wheezy

Launchpad ppa On ubuntu, lots of software can be installed from the launchpad ppa repository. The repository url has to be added to the apt sources list on ubuntu and then the software can be installed from the package manager like synaptic. However for Debian there is no such ppa repository. But since ubuntu is based on Debian and uses the ...

Install and configure Apache and PHP with cgi on Ubuntu or Debian

CGI - Common Gateway Interface Apache can be configured to invoke the php interpreter as cgi program. This means that the php-cgi binary shall be run externally and the php script shall be executed by it and the output would be passed back to apache. This is one way to run php with apache. Other methods include shared module, fastcgi etc. ...

Install Quanta plus web editor on ubuntu 13.04

Quanta Plus Welcome to another great post on how to install quanta plus on ubuntu. Quanta plus is my favorite php web development tool simply because its too simple compared to all the alternatives out there. But most important is that its built with qt, which makes it a native, fast and efficient application on the KDE desktop, which I have ...

Setup Apache and Php with mod_fcgid on Ubuntu/Debian

Mod Fcgid Mod Fcgid is an apache module that enables it to talk to fastcgi enabled application. It can be used to setup with apache to run php over fastcgi. It is an alternative to the older mod_fastcgi and has some differences with it. In this post we shall be setting up apache with php using this module. You can also . Since ...

Install ssh server on Ubuntu with OpenSSH

What is ssh - Secure Shell Secure shell is a secure communication protocol that can be used for remote administration (like a webserver) over a terminal. It is technically a secure version of telnet. A shell or console on any system is meant to execute commands on it and control it. Telnet used to do this. But telnet transmitted all data ...

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