Installing and Securing Webmin on your Centos Web Server

This tutorial is a continuation to Setting up Centos 7 as a web server on Time4VPS and migrating websites from a shared hosting provider published earlier on this blog. Administering Linux servers can be very boring, and spending your days typing in commands in black terminal screens will eventually get to you. Having tools that automate lengthy command line tasks and supplying you with some colorful graphs can sometimes be refreshing and also impress your boss, even though at the back of

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Backing up your vps or shared hosting server on your Home Laptop or PC with Windows 10 (Part 1)

The importance of backups, can never be stressed enough, however backing up websites, and their databases from a hosting server, can be challenging in some cases. Sure you can do periodic sql dumps using  phpmyadmin, and transfer the website files using winscp or any other scp client. However, experience has shown, that manual backups are a boring task, and sooner or later, you will start to slack, and “forget” to do a backup every now and again, and before you

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Backing up your vps or shared hosting server on your Home Laptop or PC with Windows 10 (Part 2)

In the first part of this tutorial, we have setup a private/public key pair, and enabled password-less ssh access to our vps or shared hosting server. In the second part, we will setup a bash script to copy (dump) the contents of our databases on the server, and copy (incrementally) the website files to a local folder on our windows machine. Open the Ubuntu bash on your Windows 10 machine, and change directory to the home directory (or to whichever

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Using Atlassian bitbucket with Intellij-idea

In this tutorial, we will go through the steps necessary to setup and use the Atlassian Bitbucket repository with your favourite Jetbrains IDE. The tutorial is based around Intelli-J Idea, however the steps will also work for PHPStorm, PyCharm, Android Studio and also from the plain old command prompt. The total setup time should be around 15 minutes or less. Let’s get started Download and Install the Bitbucket Connector Plugin Head over to https://bitbucket.org/account/signup/ and create free account Download the Jetbrains bitbucket

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