Apache2, PHP and MySQL configuration files

October 8, 2016

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By Cris

Each component in a LAMP stack has its own configuration file. Apache 2 also has configuration files for virtual hosts (one for each site hosted), modules and additional configurations. In Ubuntu, the default installation locations are as follows: Apache 2 configuration file locations /etc/apache2/apache2.conf /etc/apache2/apache2/sites-available/ /etc/apache2/apache2/mods-available   PHP 5 configuration file location /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini MySQL 5 […]

How to upgrade MySQL 5.5 to 5.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

August 27, 2016

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By Cris

Does your SQL installation meet minimum requirements? The standard Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server installation installs MySQL 5.5 by default using the following command: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mysql-server However, certain new web applications and services require at least MySQL 5.6. This includes the latest version of Magento 2.0.4 Community Edition. After following a […]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server Setup

October 7, 2016

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By Cris

This page is intended as a starting point for anyone wanting to host a single (or multiple) websites on their own linux server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server. Having set up the latest (currently 14.04) long-term-support (LTS) release of Ubuntu server, I’ve decided to cover everything from local network settings to basic server hardening tips. For […]