Basic Linux Commands For Managing A LAMPP Server

Basic Linux Commands For Managing A LAMPP Server

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Frequently I am asked by clients for details on how to manage a lampp server. While I do not recommend that clients who are not familiar with systems mess with the core system there are a few simple tasks that anyone can do to back or restart basic systems. Let's get started. First you need an account with SUDO access to the server. By SUDO you are going to SSH into the server. SSH? SUDO? Linux servers typically do not have a windows type interface to them and require that you to everything in a command line system. SSH is how we are going to connect to the server. To do this you need a terminal program, OSX on the Mac includes one out of the box. Windows users will…
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Install Apache and PHP to do Secure h264 Pseudo Streaming

Install Apache and PHP to do Secure h264 Pseudo Streaming

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If you've ever wanted to stream MP4s securely over the internet while preventing hotlinking and stealing of your content, hopefully this helps. 1. Install Ubuntu Download and install Ubuntu from here 2. Install LAMPP settings Quick and dirty, just install MySQL Server: sudo apt-get install mysql-server Then install PHPMyAdmin - make sure to choose Apache2 when it asks for the server sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin 3. Install H264 Module By now you should be able to go to your server (http://localhost/phpmyadmin) and login with PHP. This is the very very first key part to get this all working. We need to install the APache eXtenSion tool, to build and install the module for the Apache server. sudo apt-get install apache2-threaded-dev Then download the latest H264 Streaming Module for Apache and…
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Installing a Virtual LAMPP Server with VirtualBox and Ubuntu

Installing a Virtual LAMPP Server with VirtualBox and Ubuntu

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Part 1¬†Install Virtual Box Download it free from virtualbox.org and run through the installer. Part 2¬†Download the latest Ubuntu software. I like the desktop version as I can do other things besides just run a server. Download the ISO here: http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download Part 3 Install Ubuntu on VirtualBox Launch VirtualBox and create an new virtual machine. When creating the machine, Virtual box will ask what type. Name your machine: Ubuntu Server Operating System: Linux Version: Ubuntu All the other settings are fine as they are setup by default. Once you are back at the Virtual Box select a machine screen, double click on your new Ubuntu Server. The first run Wizard appears. Follow the questions and when prompted to select the installation media, browse to the newly downloaded ISO you downloaded…
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