How to Setup LEMP On Ubuntu 16.04

LEMP stack is another most setup of a server or a virtual private server (VPS) besides LAMP. LEMP (or LNMP) stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL and PHP. Nginx is well known for its stability and scale-ability. It’s a web server that can server millions of visitors a day with no single blip. For some people they simply prefer Nginx more than Apache except for those who can’t live without .htaccess might still stick with Apache. However, even some users combine Apache and Nginx together by putting it in front of Apache serving as a proxy server. Continue reading “How to Setup LEMP On Ubuntu 16.04”

Fix PHP Not Rendered on Ubuntu LAMP Server

Some users reported that they could not make PHP to render their PHP scripts / pages when they installed Apache webserver and PHP7 on Ubuntu 16.04 server / vps. Well, recently I found out that they might have just missed some dependencies to install. Ubuntu 16.04 comes with PHP7 package by default. Hence if you have managed to install via apt-get then most-likely you’ll have PHP7 to install. Some users blamed PHP7 incompatibility but since the phpinfo page doesn’t work that it means that PHP does not render any php pages. How to fix it then? Continue reading “Fix PHP Not Rendered on Ubuntu LAMP Server”

How To Install PowerDNS DNS Server on Ubuntu

PowerDNS is a free DNS server which runs on most Linux systems. It supports different type of backend to store the zone files, from BIND-style text files to relational databases such as MySQL. It also separates authoritative DNS server functions, for hosting domain names, and recursive query functions into two different processes. The article below contains step-by-step instructions on how to install PowerDNS as an authoritative DNS server on servers running Ubuntu operating system, using MySQL database as the backend. Continue reading “How To Install PowerDNS DNS Server on Ubuntu”

How to Setup phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 LAMP Server (Apache2 + PHP7)

Bringing more awesomeness within its new version release, the Ubuntu 16.04 has been also available as ready-to-use template on many of Cloud Server providers including and Digital Ocean. This new Ubuntu server build has included PHP7, MariaDB, and phpMyAdmin in its repository. It means users can simply install those apps by simply using apt-get install command. However, some users may still be faced with common problem because the installation procedure has been done improperly. Continue reading “How to Setup phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 LAMP Server (Apache2 + PHP7)”

Full Setup A Working Apache Server on Ubuntu 16.04

So Ubuntu has received newer major update making it version 16.0 which also known as Xenial Xerus. Some people also say that this new update is the best Ubuntu release so far. In this article I show you how to install full Apache stack on it. We will have Apache, MariaDB, and of course the fastest version of PHP, the PHP 7 – this setup is also known as LAMP Stack. Usually the abbreviation stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP but in this guide we’ll replace conventional MySQL server with its drop-in replacement, MariaDB server to give better and more sleek performance in handling your apps’ database. Continue reading “Full Setup A Working Apache Server on Ubuntu 16.04”