Install Varnish on Linux Debian or Ubuntu for WordPress

  What is Varnish? (From Wikipedia) Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other web accelerators, such as Squid, which began life as a client-side cache, or Apache and nginx, which are primarily origin servers, Varnish was designed as an HTTP accelerator. Varnish is focused exclusively on HTTP,… Read more »

Installing and Configuring Exim4 to Smarthost on Linux Debian or Ubuntu

1. Update source repositories 2. Install Exim4 3. Create and edit the following file location: 4. Add the following line example: smtp.example.com:chris:password 5. Create the following file 6. Add the following line 7. Reconfigure Exim4 7a. Select “mail sent by smarthost, no local mail” 8. Apply settings by resetting daemon 9. Test by sending a email… Read more »

How to Install WordPress on Linux Ubuntu or Debian

Install WordPress on Linux Ubuntu or Debian Assumptions: A working Debian or Ubuntu server (ideally headless) A working knowledge of Linux (view this post for some useful commands) A standard Linux account preconfigured Apache 2 installed and configured correctly Ideally a preconfigured vhost (not required but a good idea, refer to this post) PHP5 installed… Read more »

Expand LVM Volume on Linux

  Overview Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a logical volume manager for the Linux Kernel; it manages disk drivers and similar mass-storage devices. The term “volume” refers to a disk drive or partition thereof. Assumptions This document assumes LVM is installed on the following Linux (LVM-aware) distributions: Arch Linux CrunchBang CentOS Debian Fedora Gentoo Mandriva… Read more »