Tag Archive: Advanced Packaging Tool

Mar 01

How to: Install Ruby in an Ubuntu Server to use it with NewRelic’s Plugins

How to: Install Ruby in an Ubuntu Server to use it with NewRelic’s Plugins: Memcached & NginX Everytime I try to install a plugin for New Relic I find myself trying to figure out how to perform each of the steps. Also, most of them require other applications to be installed as well like Ruby …

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Feb 19

How to: Install Ruby on Rails using RVM

How to: Install Ruby on Rails using RVM This is just a quick complement of the article How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server. As I mentioned there if you need Ruby for something other than running a plugin agent like in a development web server RVM is the way …

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Feb 12

How to: Install NginX

How to: Install NginX If you want to Install NginX, we currently host a PPA that tries to keep up with the latest updates from NginX. Sometimes we make changes to the build when something breaks or doesn’t work but most of the time we use the same package that is provided by the NginX …

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Jan 17

How to: Install Security Updates from the command line in Ubuntu

How to: Install Security Updates from the command line in Ubuntu Lately as I log in to an Ubuntu box I get messages indicating that there are security updates available for Ubuntu but I have struggled to get them installed. 13 packages can be updated. 13 updates are security updates. Traditional one would use apt-get update; …

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Dec 21

Ubuntu: Basics of software repositories

Ubuntu: Basics of software repositories Ubuntu uses apt for package management. Apt stores a list of repositories or software channels in the file /etc/apt/sources.list This is important to note as if you want to add sources for software packages you are going to either edit this file or add a referenced source file in the same format. …

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Dec 12

How to: Install Java JRE on an Ubuntu computer

How to: Install Java JRE on an Ubuntu computer There were the good old days when everyone was friends with everyone. MySQL was own by people committed to open source, Sun Microsystems was still around developing Java for the world, and the Linux community was thriving. Fastfoward 2013 and you’ve got Sun Microsystems buying MySQL. …

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Dec 12

How to: Install MySQL in an Ubuntu Server

How to: Install MySQL in an Ubuntu Server If you are looking into deploying MySQL as part of a “LAMP” installation or whatever flavors you like best, Ubuntu is a good OS to do so. I say that because they make the installation super easy from the command line with apt-get, it doesn’t get much simpler …

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Dec 10

Resolve: Your web-server does not have the mcrypt module installed. Without it, encryption will be a lot slower.

Resolve: Your web-server does not have the mcrypt module installed. Without it, encryption will be a lot slower. (How to install mcrypt in an Ubuntu server) I have installed UpdraftPlus in order to manage backups of the site. The downside is they seem to be moving towards having you buy addons for a lot of …

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