Author : Darcy Bottaro

Home » Articles posted by : Darcy Bottaro

I wanted to see if I could install Linux Desktop on my MSI GL62 Laptop. So here is some basic steps I needed to take to make it work.   Created a bootable USB key with Elementary OS on it.   This setup even works with UEFI, you may need to disable the secure boot. ..

Read more

Using CentOS 7 for a web server, see my steps below. This setup was started on a vps provider online. So of course there maybe some steps missing if you were building on your local server.   CentOS 7 x86_64 minimal install. As soon as the server has boot up, now it is time to ..

Read more

So I wanted to try out ServerPilot, ServerPilot is a web tool that helps setup your server for WordPress or php needed applications.   You can go to https://serverpilot.io/ to check out ServerPilot.   You need to have a basic Ubuntu 14.04 or Ubuntu 16.04 Server setup.   I also wanted to make some tweaks to the ..

Read more

Hosting websites on VPS Server has been fun, but after a while you get tired of all the maintenance and security that has to be done.   I have been using Amazon S3 for backups of websites and I couldn't believe how inexpensive the service was. So now I am hosting some static websites on ..

Read more

I have read about Ghost Blogging software and wanted to know how it worked. So I installed it on CentOS 6 and this is what I had to do to get to work properly.   Server 1 gig ram, single CPU and 20G ssd hard drive. When running this setup seemed to only using 250mb ..

Read more

Setup a webserver on FreeBSD. Used Vultr VPS Hosting. They use SSD drives and the performance is very good. Deploy FreeBSD in Vultr, do this under Deploy New Instance and Deploy your new FreeBSD VPS Server.   Here is the basic setup I was playing with. Update to the current FreeBSD version. # freebsd-update fetch install ..

Read more

Wanted to try out a different WebServer.   Setup a basic VPS Server on Vultr.com, Reliability and Performance is very good. Good prices also. If you are interested in Vultr.com here is my referral link http://www.vultr.com/?ref=6818914   I deployed Debian 8 and see below for basic configuration.   Hostname Setting the hostname. # hostname vps.yourdomain.com Edit ..

Read more

At the very least, you should have a basic linux installation. This how-to assumes you have set up a CentOS 6 x86_64 VPS with 1GB RAM, but it should be applicable to most setups with minimal tweaks. All the commands and changes below should be done as the root user.     Interesting way to ..

Read more

  At the very least, you should have a basic linux installation. This how-to assumes you have set up a CentOS 6 x86_64 VPS with 1GB RAM, but it should be applicable to most setups with minimal tweaks. All the commands and changes below should be done as the root user.   Before continuing, make ..

Read more

At the very least, you should have a basic linux installation. This how-to assumes you have set up a CentOS 6 x86_64 VPS with 1GB RAM, but it should be applicable to most setups with minimal tweaks. All the commands and changes below should be done as the root user.   Before continuing, make sure that ..

Read more