Category: Linux

Shell script: create virtual hosts with PHP/fastCGI (mod_fcgi)

UPDATES: Version 1.1 – June 20 2011 Added ¬†“FcgidMaxRequestLen 1000000000” to virtual host settings in order to get the WordPress Flash based image uploader to work. The default value in fcgid caused it to throw a “HTTP Error” when crunching the images. Commented out the Apache directive “ServerAlias” which in previous version defaulted to * […]

Shell script – install LAMP with dependencies for PHP/mod_fcgi

This script is intended for fresh Linux installs to provide support for the LAMP stack running with mod_fcgid instead of the default mod_php Apache module. UPDATES: Version 1.1 – August 18 2011 Added apt-get update to refresh package list Added MySQL server Added php5-gd library (to comply with Drupal 7 requirements) Added PDO MySQL driver […]

Webmin – Hetzner VPS Debian 6 LAMP + fastcgi + php5 + apache

This tutorial applies to servers preconfigured with LAMP (Debian 6, Apache 2, Mysql 5, PHP 5.2). If the LAMP stack is not installed, it’s pretty straightforward to install the respective components via apt-get install. Since the image I’m using has Webmin preinstalled I use it to quickly get started.

Amahi home server

After watching movies on the 13″ for a couple of years I got meself a Samsung. Not the grotesque wallpaper sized one but still pretty ok-large. So how and what do I feed it with? Mini-DVI+the great free media center Plex seemed like a reasonable setup for a while. If you want to chain your […]