Install Linux For a LAMP Server

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Here we will cover how to install Linux, focusing on a variety of different distributions for use as a LAMP server. Estimated time (this post only): 45 minutes * varies by distro Why Not Install a Desktop Environment? A web server does not need a desktop and installing one only consumes resources and possibly introduces […]

Setup Virtual Machine For LAMP

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This covers setting up a Virtual Machine (VM) for use as a LAMP server for testing purposes. I chose VirtualBox because it is free and runs on many platforms. If you plan to install your LAMP stack on an existing virtual machine, another hypervisor, or a physical machine, you can skip this article. If your […]

Building a LAMP Server From Source

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This year, between my health issues, ADHD and just general laziness, I have opted to decentralize the series of articles on building a LAMP server from source. Each step will be outlined in an individual article which can be accessed via the drop-down menu at the top of the website. This allows me to ramble […]

Managing a Linux Virtual Machine

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This article serves as a cheat guide for managing a Linux virtual machine. Most of this applies to physical Linux machines as well. Look for future updates to cover different hypervisors, distributions, etc. This is all pretty basic stuff that experienced Linux users are probably already aware of. But a cheat guide like this can […]

Free Collaboration Appliance For The Linux Noob

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Collaboration suites are becoming more and more common in even the smallest of businesses. Email, calendars, tasks, etc. are integrated even on cheap cell phones now so it is not unheard of for an IT consultant to be asked to deploy a collaboration server for shops with only a handful of computer users. Yet once […]