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How To Install WordPress On an Ubuntu VPS

For most people who want to start a WordPress blog, I recommend you stick with shared hosting. But, if you’re a self-hosting kind of person, like me, then this post will show you from start to finish how to install WordPress on Ubuntu Server 18.04.

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Email notifications
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Running an Email Server

You finally decided to buy a domain and have your website running. But now, should you run your own email server, or outsource it?

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Tux the Linux Penguin
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Linux > Windows

A long time ago, I read an article on ZDNet on why Windows is better than Linux. This post is to set the record straight, and prove that Linux is actually the better choice.

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PyPy REPL
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Installing Fail2Ban with PyPy

Fail2Ban is a great tool for protecting your server from brute force attacks.

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Make Ubuntu faster(maybe)

Windows is slow and terrible, we all know that. But what do you do when Ubuntu slows down?

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NGINX + WP Super Cache = Awesome

WP Super Cache is one of the simple WordPress caching plugins available.

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How to have OpenVPN and SSL on the same port

I recently decided to stop using SSLH because it was causing me too many problems.

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How to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu + NGINX

phpMyAdmin is a very popular tool for managing MySQL databases.

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Internet
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How to find the IP address of websites behind Cloudflare

This post will show you how to find the real IP of websites that are sitting behind the Cloudflare web proxy.

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OpenSSL command

The OpenSSL command is built into most Linux distributions, and can be used for encrypted and encoding things.

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The ports I use and for what

Since I spend the majority of every day at my school, which only has two ports open, I need to be creative with how I use them.

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How to install sshguard(with email notifications)

sshguard is a nice, smaller alternative to fail2ban that serves the same purpose: stop people and bots from brute-forcing their way into your server.

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Easter Eggs

If you liked my post about fun terminal commands, you’ll also probably enjoy this one.

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How to bypass DPI for OpenVPN

We’ve all been there. You’re on a network that blocks everything. Solution? OpenVPN. Wait, that’s blocked? On TCP 443?

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Fun shell commands

If you’re ever bored, this post covers some fun shell commands!

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How to install Redis on Ubuntu

Redis is one of the many in-memory database thingies that makes stuff faster.

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How to remove docker

I tried using docker for something. That something failed, so I decided to uninstall docker.

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Python

PyPy

Ever need more performance from that amazing python program you wrote?

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How to replace OpenSSH with Dropbear

This tutorial will show you how to install the Dropbear SSH server on Ubuntu 16.04. This steps should, however, also work on newer versions of Ubuntu, and modern versions of Debian. Why? Here are a few reasons you might want to use Dropbear instead of the standard OpenSSH server: RAM- Dropbear uses less resources than […]

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WordPress

WP Super Cache NGINX mobile theme

If you use NGINX, and want the best performance, you probably use a caching plugin such as WP Super cache with the standard rules over at wordpress.org.

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Use Chromebook as WiFi repeater

If you’re like me and have your chromebook in developer mode, you’re probably wondering how to use it as a WiFi repeater 🙂 .

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How to change your VPS’s hostname

If you recently changed your domain name, and want your server’s hostname to match, you’ve come to the right post 🙂 .

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Swapfiles

If you’re a Linux user, you’ve probably at least heard of swap.

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