i ) To search for a package :- yum search [package] - i.e :- yum search MySQL ii) To install...Change SSH Port
A good first thing to do upon the completed provisioning of your VPS or Dedicated Server running...Check Running Services on Linux
IntroductionOn a linux server (and most other server environments) the purpose is to provide...Common Log File Locations
/var/log/messages : General message and system related stuff /var/log/exim_mainlog : Exim Mail...Connecting to your Linux server via SSH (Shell Access)
An SSH (Secure Shell) session is a useful means of direct communication with your Virtual Server,...How to change your root MySQL password
1. Login to your server via SSH 2. Proceed with Scenerio 1 or Scenerio 2 below: Scenerio 1: If...How to download files to your VPS
To download files to your VPS, you can use a utility called "wget", which is accessible via SSH....Installing/updating packages on Debian/Ubuntu
Before you search/install a package please refresh the package list using this command - apt-get...Linux Commands
Below are some basic and useful commands that can be used on the linux command line (SSH)....Opening Ports on your Linux server via iptables
To open ports via local tables you will need to have command line access to your server. Please...Previewing your website before transferring it to your VPS - hosts file
Below is a guide to using the hosts file to preview your site before transferring / before DNS...Setting time on CentOS VPS
If you would like your VPS time to be independent to the platform, login via SSH and type the...Start/stop web services - Apache, Postfix, MySQL, etc
You can restart application services via SSH. Below are some examples: [Redhat based...Text Editor on Linux
In order to edit files on the command line you will have to use a text editor.There are many text...What is PHPinfo? How can I run it?
PHPinfo is a function that returns information, in HTML form, about the PHP environment on your...