How to upgrade php 5.6 to 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

October 27, 2017

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By Cris

Upgrade your server’s php installation from 5.6.x to 7.0.x on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Continuing with the php upgrading series, this guide will show you how to bring your standard Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server installation to 7.0.x. The 7-series PHP releases focus on speed. You can read about the latest new features. Begin by adding ‘s […]

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 […]

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 […]