Category Archives: Ubuntu

Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) on Debian

PowerDNS is a DNS server, written in C++ and licensed under the GPL. It runs on most Unix derivatives. PowerDNS features a large number of different backends ranging from simple BIND style zonefiles to relational databases and load balancing/failover algorithms. A DNS recursor is provided as a separate program. Installation of the PowerDNS Authoritative server… Read More »

530 Login incorrect via ProftpD

How to fix “Error: Critical error: Could not connect to server” on ubuntu 14.04 Status: Resolving address of ftp.esgnet.lan Status: Connecting to 10.11.1.21:21… Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message… Status: Initializing TLS… Status: Verifying certificate… Status: TLS connection established. Command: USER sibanda Response: 331 Password required for esgnet Command: PASS *********** Response: 530 Login… Read More »

How to Install and Configure ProFTPD on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

ProFTPD (short for Pro FTP daemon) is an FTP server. ProFTPD is Free and open-source software, compatible with Unix-like systems and Microsoft Windows (via Cygwin). Along with vsftpd and Pure-FTPd, ProFTPD is among the most popular FTP servers in Unix-like environments today. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how… Read More »

cakePHP 3 Installation Step by Step

CakePHP is a powerful and robust PHP framework built around the Model-View-Controller (MVC) programming paradigm. In addition to the flexible way you can use it to build your application, it provides a basic structure for organizing files, classes and database table names – keeping everything consistent and logical. Installing CakePHP 3 on Ubuntu 16.04. CakePHP… Read More »

How to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Before upgrading it is always recommended that you create a backup first. Step 1 : Check the current version of Ubuntu Remember the best way to learn any new technical skill, is to play around and see how things work. Get comfortable you’re few steps in right direction. Click HERE to Order Your VPS NOW!… Read More »

Fabric: Problem importing our SSH library

Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/fabric/network.py”, line 24, in import paramiko as ssh File “/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/__init__.py”, line 30, in from paramiko.transport import SecurityOptions, Transport File “/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/transport.py”, line 49, in from paramiko.dsskey import DSSKey File “/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/dsskey.py”, line 26, in from Crypto.PublicKey import DSA ImportError: No module named Crypto.PublicKey There was a problem importing our SSH library… Read More »

How to Upgrade Nginx on ubuntu server

Introduction: Nginx is one of the most popular web servers in the world and is responsible for hosting some of the largest and highest-traffic sites on the internet. It is more resource-friendly than Apache in most cases and can be used as a web server or a reverse proxy. Remember the best way to learn… Read More »

An error occurred.

I encountered the following error on my VPS? Sorry, the page you are looking for is currently unavailable. Please try again later. If you are the system administrator of this resource then you should check the error log for details. Faithfully yours, nginx. NB: I noticed the above error message immediately after running the following… Read More »

update failed! see the log below for more information. your site is still in maintenance mode.

Drupal 7 module update failed: I was encountering the following warning when trying to perform an upgrade of Drupal 7 google_analytics module to the latest version. google_analytics •Error installing / updating •File Transfer failed, reason: Cannot create directory /public_html/sites/all/modules/google_analytics My immediately highly secure approach was to make the www-data user and group the owner, make… Read More »