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Change Linux passwords with a PHP web script

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This article shows how to change a system password using a web based PHP script. This is one the essential tasks that many new sys admin find it little difficult as they are not familiar with PHP.

Using concept presented in this article one can write extended edition with any other programming language such as Perl or Python. read more...
permapage | score:8771 | -nixcraft, August 5, 2006

Tutorial: Installing Lighttpd, PHP5, PHP-FPM, MySQL on Debian 7

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Debian Wheezy server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi. read more...
permapage | score:8756 | -falko, July 16, 2013

PHP vs. ASP

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While PHP is a runaway winner in cost as well as platform portability, there are several other good reasons to use PHP instead of ASP...
Both ASP and PHP are languages used to build Dynamic Web sites that can interact with Databases and exchange information. ASP (Active Server Pages) is from Microsoft and is used with IIS (Internet Information Server) that runs on Microsoft Servers. PHP (Personal Home Pages) is from Rasmus Lerdorf, who originally designed this parsing language which was later modified by different people. It runs on Unix and Linux servers and it also has an NT server version.

There are a lot of differences between ASP and PHP.
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mail this link | permapage | score:8753 | -Ray, December 25, 2005

Tutorial: Install Nginx, PHP5, MySQL on OpenSUSE 11.4

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Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an OpenSUSE 11.4 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8743 | -falko, April 18, 2011

Tutorial: Install Cherokee, PHP5, MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04

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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 12.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8733 | -falko, June 25, 2012

Tutorial: Install Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Debian 6

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Debian Squeeze server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
Apache's default document root is /var/www on Debian, and the configuration file is /etc/apache2/apache2.conf. Additional configurations are stored in subdirectories of the /etc/apache2 directory such as /etc/apache2/mods-enabled (for Apache modules), /etc/apache2/sites-enabled (for virtual hosts), and /etc/apache2/conf.d.
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mail this link | permapage | score:8718 | -falko, March 1, 2011

phpvirtualbox Tutorial: Headless VirtualBox with HTML interface (Ubuntu 12.04)

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phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an Ubuntu 12.04 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:8716 | -falko, July 6, 2012

Install Nginx, PHP 5.3, PHP-FPM on Ubuntu 10.04

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In this post I will explain how to install Nginx with PHP 5.3.2 and PHP-FPM on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (10.04-amd64). The Lucid release is a Long-Term Support (LTS), meaning that it will be supported for three years on the desktop and for five years with the server version. read more...
permapage | score:8700 | -falko, June 15, 2010

Install MySQL And phpMyAdmin on FreeNAS

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This howto was written when I needed to run some php based web applications and the only system around was FreeNAS. Although many people are using php and MySQL on a FreeNAS box successfully I couldn't find any simple tutorial for the purpose, so I wrote one in case anyone needs it. read more...
permapage | score:8699 | -falko, August 26, 2009

Tutorial: PHP5-FPM and Apache2 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server with PHP5 (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. read more...
permapage | score:8677 | -falko, June 11, 2012

Installing Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Fedora 19

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Fedora 19 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8663 | -falko, July 31, 2013

Tutorial: Detect PHP mail() form spam

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If you are running a webserver you might have faced the problem already: somewhere on your server is a vulnerable contact form or CMS system written in PHP that gets abused by spammers to send emails through your server. If you have more than a few websites, it is a pain to detect which of the sites is vulnerable and sends the spam emails. This tutorial explains the installation of a small wrapper script which logs email messages sent trough the PHP mail() function. read more...
permapage | score:8621 | -falko, August 7, 2009

Tutorial: Install Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Ubuntu 11.04

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 11.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8612 | -falko, May 17, 2011

Build a LAMP server (Apache2, PHP, MySQL, CentOS 5) in an Amazon Linux AMI

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This tutorial explains how to create a virtual machine with CentOS 5.x on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and how to set up a LAMP system (LAMP stands for "Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP") in this virtual machine. We use an AMI (Amazon Machine Image) to set this virtual machine up. read more...
permapage | score:8611 | -falko, February 7, 2011

Tutorial: Install Lighttpd, PHP5, MySQL on OpenSUSE 12.2

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi. read more...
permapage | score:8610 | -falko, October 3, 2012

Tutorial: Installing Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Ubuntu 13.04

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8586 | -falko, July 5, 2013

FreeBSD: Configure Apache PHP with mod_fastcgi Module

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mod_fastcgi is a cgi-module for Apache web server.

FastCGI is a language independent, scalable, open extension to CGI that provides high performance without the limitations of server specific APIs.

This article explains how to configure PHP5 - mod_fastcgi under FreeBSD operating system. read more...
permapage | score:8585 | -nixcraft, October 11, 2008

Tutorial: Create a video site with PHP

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Setting up your own on-demand video site doesn't have to be complicated. This three-part tutorial series will take you through what you need to know to create video optimized for the Web, as well as creating a PHP application that will keep your videos organized and readily accessible. In Part 2, discover the basic application using CakePHP. read more...
permapage | score:8577 | -jmalasko, June 4, 2008

Tutorial: Install Lighttpd, PHP5, MySQL on OpenSUSE 11.2

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 11.2 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8547 | -falko, February 22, 2010

Tutorial: Install Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on OpenSUSE 12.2

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:8536 | -falko, September 15, 2012
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