March 2, 2015

Vesta Control Panel

Filed under: General Topics,Linux Basics — Bella @ 1:10 am

Vesta control panel is a free and open source control panel in Linux. Using the Vesta control panel administrator can manage the website in his VPS and which support different flavors of Linux, supporting operating systems are RHEL 5 & 6,CentOS 5 & 6,Debian 7,Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04/13.10/14.04.  Last version of Vestacp released on 2014/08/05 and which has plenty of useful features.

Features of Vestacp

  • Simple and Clean graphical user interface
  • License on GPL
  • Auto update
  • DKIM support
  • Fast backups
  • AntiSpam / Antivirus
  • SSL certificates and System Monitoring

Installation of Vestacp

1.  connect to your server as root via SSH

# ssh root@hostname (more…)

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February 20, 2015

Install Wine 1.7.35 in Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

Wine makes it possible to run Windows programs alongside any Unix-like operating system, particularly Linux. Wine is an implementation of the Windows Application Programing Interface (API) library, acting as a bridge between the Windows program and Linux.

When a Windows program tries to perform a function, Wine will translate that program’s instruction and make it suitable for linux. The Wine development release 1.7.35 is now available.

New features in this release:
- Beginnings of support for OpenGL core contexts.
- Initial support for glyph placement in DirectWrite.
- Some more WBEM objects.
- Various bug fixes. (more…)

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February 15, 2015

PHPMyAdmin error – Access Denied Unable to establish a PHP session

Filed under: General Topics,Linux Basics — Bella @ 1:54 am

On accessing PHPMyAdmin via cpanel, we will be getting an error as given below if the ownership/permission of the tmp folder for the particular cpanel user is wrong.

“Access Denied Unable to establish a PHP session. If you believe that this is in error or inadvertent, contact your system administrator and ask them to review your server settings.”

The fix for this error is as follows:
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February 10, 2015

Amanda Network Backup

The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver (AMANDA), is a backup solution that allows the IT administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media.

Amanda can back up a large number of servers and workstations running multiple versions of Linux or Unix and windows servers and desktops by using a native windows client.

Features

  • Client-server architecture:
  • Automatic backup level selection:
  • A consistent backup window and resource utilization
  • An intelligent backup scheduler:
  • Data encryption and compression:
  • Reporting and verification:

(more…)

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February 2, 2015

Cage File System :: An Overview

Filed under: General Topics,Linux Basics — Bella @ 10:24 pm

Cage File System is a virtualized file system with a set of tools to contain each user in its own ‘cage’. Each customer will have its own fully functional CageFS, with all the system files, tools, etc.The cagefsctl command provides us many options such as to initialise, enable, mount, unmount,assigning cagefs to users(enabling and disabling cage FS for users). more about the command options can be found from cagefs commands.

Installation

CageFS can be installed only in a cloudlinux server. For installing CageFS, it requires 8MB per user in /var directory for custom /etc directory and 5GB to 20GB in /usr/share directory for storing safe skeleton of filesystem. CageFS can be installed and initialised using yum install cagefs and cagefsctl –init commands respectively. alternatively cageFS skeleton can be set to another location by creating a link from the desired location to the default location. (more…)

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