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How to Set Up Command Aliases in Linux/Ubuntu/Debian

How to Set Up Command Aliases (Linux + Ubuntu + Debian)

If you don’t know how to set up aliases in Linux, you should be very happy you have reached this page! Aliases are one of the most time-saving devices known to man. An alias is a way to make a... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 10/9/2015
How to Install Varnish with Apache on Ubuntu

Caching How-To: Installing Varnish with Apache (Ubuntu)

Varnish is an amazing frontend cache that is useful for serving static pages and reducing load on your server. In periods of high server activity and traffic, Varnish can be a life saver. Also,... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 10/9/2015
How to Create Backups in cPanel

How to Create Backups in cPanel

Uh-oh…website backup. Is that complicated? It’s not when you have a well-designed backup wizard in a hosting management control panel. If you or your provider are using Linux-based... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 6/19/2018
How to Change File Ownership & Groups in Linux

How Can I Change File Ownership and Groups in Linux?

File ownership and groups for files are fundamental to the Linux operating system. Every file in Linux is managed by a specific user and a specific group. Figure Out Who Owns the File, Then Use... read more »
By: PJ Fancher, 6/19/2018
How to Use SSH in Linux

How to Use SSH in Linux

Computers have become the life blood of running any business, no matter the size. With the complete dependability of businesses on computers, and the growing number of eavesdroppers, the need for... read more »
By: PJ Fancher, 6/19/2018
Untar a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Untar a File in Linux/Ubuntu

Usually a tar file is also compressed using either the gZip or bZip2 compressor. We’ll cover both. 1. If Your File Extension is .tar.gz (or .tgz) If your tar file is compressed using... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 10/9/2015
How to Create Backups in Plesk

How to Create Backups in Plesk

Plesk, one of the more popular web hosting administration apps, gives you the possibility to back up the contents of your websites. You can do this either immediately or on a scheduled basis by... read more »
By: Ryan Frankel, 10/9/2015
How to Create a Subdomain in cPanel

Creating a Subdomain in cPanel

As you’re building out your website and your brand, at some point, you may find yourself wanting to expand beyond your main domain: mysite.com. You can do this by creating a subdomain. What... read more »
By: Roberto Sanchez, 10/9/2015
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