Articles tagged with ‘server administration’

Setting up and securing a phpMyAdmin install on Ubuntu 10.04

Last time out we looked at setting up a LAMP server ready to start developing dynamic websites, without really going into much detail beyond the absolute basics. Day to day web development on a LAMP stack by and large ignores the LA and concentrates on the MP - so let's have a look at getting one of the more common ways of accessing MySQL set up on a newly prepared server.

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Preparing a new LAMP server on Rackspace Cloud

I've been looking for a new hosting provider for some time now and have often been tempted by (and equally cynical of) the hype surrounding cloud computing, but about 6 months ago or so finally took the plunge and signed up for a Rackspace Cloud account and haven't looked back since. This is a quick guide to get your own server up and running with a bare bones LAMP setup running on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Other Ubuntu distributions should be fairly similar, as will any Debian based distribution.

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