How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Introduction   Nginx is a free and open-source, high performance web server software popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. Being a popular web server, many high traffic sites have been hosted using it. When compared to Apache, its considered to be more resource friendly. This tutorial will guide you to…

How to Use Gmail or Yahoo with PHP mail() Function

Introduction   PHP mail() function is used to create and send emails. The function accepts a number of parameters for assigning the actual values to the various fields of email. The sendmail_path configuration directive has programs which will be used to send emails. Most of the Linux distributions will have sendmail pre-installed. But the set…

How to Use WPScan to Test for Vulnerable Plugins and Themes in WordPress

Introduction   WPScan stands for wordpress security scanner. It is written in ruby language and it is a free software used to locate any vulnerable plugins and themes in your wordpress site that makes it vulnerable to attacks. Recently, there has been a tremendous increase in the security issues found among plugins and themes for…

How to Install Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP) stack on CentOS 6

Introduction   LEMP is an open source software configuration used in web server and it stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. This tutorial describes how to install LEMP stack on CentOS 6. The only difference between LAMP and LEMP stack is the web server in which the stack runs. Since the server is already…

How to Install WordPress with Nginx on CentOS 6

Introduction   WordPress is a free and open source Content Management System, built on PHP and MySQL. It provides over 30,000 plugins for easy customization of appearance and functionality. WordPress is the most popular blogging platform, estimated to be running on 60 million sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. This…

How to Install VirtualBox on CentOS 6.3 x64

Introduction   Virtual Box is a powerful cross-platform virtualization software developed by Oracle. This tutorial will guide you in installation of VirtualBox on CentOS.   Installation   Run the following commands to install VirtualBox: yum -y groupinstall Desktop yum -y install qt qt-devel SDL-devel tigervnc-server gcc make kernel-devel export KERN_DIR=/usr/src/kernels/2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64rpm -ivh http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.2.10/VirtualBox-4.2-4.2.10_84104_el6-1.x86_64.rpm /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup  …

How to Install and Setup Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction   Postfix is an open source Mail Transfer Agent that is used to route and deliver electronic email. It attempts to be fast, easy in administering and more secure. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04.  Before we get down to install postfix, make sure you have a…

How to Install and Setup Postfix on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction   Postfix is an open source Mail Transfer Agent that is used to route and deliver electronic email. It attempts to be fast, easy in administering and more secure. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Postfix on Ubuntu 12.04.  Before we get down to install postfix, make sure you have a…

How to Install WordPress on Debian 7

Introduction   In this tutorial you will learn how to install WordPress on Debian 7. WordPress is a free and open source Content Management System, built on PHP and MySQL. It provides over 30,000 plugins for easy customization of appearance and functionality. WordPress is the most popular blogging platform, estimated to be running on 60…