Install MediaWiki on Apache with mySQL

From MediaWiki site:¬†MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. I decided to give MediaWiki a try as a scripts repository so I thought I’d write a quick guide of how to install it on a Linux/Apache/mySQL server. Assumptions A fully qualified domain name with a… Read more »

How to Install Curl into PHP5 and Apache

Curl is a library that lets your make HTTP requests in PHP. Most hosting providers have cURL installed already but if you have to install it on your self managed server with Apache and PHP5 installed, then follow this step by step process. 1. Install packages apt-get install curl libcurl3 libcurl3-dev php5-curl php5-mcrypt 2. Open… Read more »

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 apt-get update && apt-get -y upgrade 2. Install Exim4 apt-get install exim4-daemon-light 3. Create and edit the following file location: vi /etc/exim4/passwd.client 4. Add the following line smarthostaddress:login:password example: smtp.example.com:chris:password 5. Create the following file vi /etc/exim4/exim4.conf.localmacros 6. Add the following line AUTH_CLIENT_ALLOW_NOTLS_PASSWORDS = 1 7. Reconfigure Exim4 dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config 7a. Select… Read more »