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How to Use mod_wsgi to Serve Applications on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction   Mod_wsgi is a simple tool which can host any python application from Apache server. This module is common in high performance websites and personal web hosting services.  In this tutorial, you will learn how to use mod_wsgi to server applications on Ubuntu 12.04. Prerequisites For this tutorial, you have to install mod_wsgi on…

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 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 mod_wsgi on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction   Mod_wsgi is a simple tool which can host any python application from Apache server. This module is common in high performance websites and personal web hosting services. This tutorial guides you to install mod_wsgi module with Apache server.   Initial Set Up   Before installing the mod_wsgi module you will need to make…

How to Install Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction   Apache tomcat is an open source web server developed by Apache Software Foundation. It serves as a servlet container for Java based web applications. The installation of Apache Tomcat on a virtual private server is relatively simpler.  The set up would require you to install Java on your system and we will show…

How to Install Grails on an Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

Introduction   Grails is an open source web application framework intended to be highly productive and providing a stand-alone development environment for the developer. Grails uses the Groovy programming language which is based on Java. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Grails on Ubuntu 12.04 VPS.   Install JDK   You have…

How to Install Django

Introduction   Django is a free and open source web framework written in Python programming language that helps developers build complex web applications easily and quickly.   Initial Set Up   Before we get down to the installation of Django, we need to equip the server with Python. The common method of installation is by…

How to Optimize Nginx Configuration

Nginx is a free and open-source, high performance web server software popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. As with any other server or software, Nginx also needs fine tuning for attaining better performance. This tutorial will cover the basics of optimizing an nginx configuration. System Pre-Requisites   A droplet with…