Apache – Alias Configuration with ServerAlias

December 13, 2007

What is Alias?

Alias is an alternative name to delivery a domain name. For example we have www.smokinglinux.com domain name configured correctly in our apache configuration files and we want other domains linking directly on our master domain or subdomains linking on www.smokinglinux.com. To know better this tutorial you have to see a configuration sample attached below:

NameVirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80

<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80>
ServerName www.smokinglinux.com
ServerAlias smokinglinux.com web.smokinglinux.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/smokinglinux.com
</VirtualHost>

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Windows XP Virtual Machine with VMware player on Ubuntu Gutsy

November 22, 2007

Linux is a good operating system but sometimes you could have the necessity of run a particular application that don’t work with wine and is only for Windows XP.
WMware released its virtualization software for free (not opensource): VMware Server and VMware Player.

WMware server could be more complicated for personal use, so you can choose WMware player to run Windows XP on Ubuntu Gutsy.
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Fast installing a Apache Webserver + MySQL Database Server + PHP on Debian

November 7, 2007

Install needed packages

First of all install all the needing packages:

apt-get install mysql-server apache2 php5 libapache2-mod-php5 libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql

Create a password for the MySQL User root.

mysqladmin -u root password OWNPW

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Virtual Hosting with PureFTPd and MySQL on Debian

Necessary Information

In this HowTo my Server has the follow configurations:
Hostname: ftp01.server.com
IP-Adress: 192.168.1.20
Installing necessary stuff

With this command we can Install all the stuff we need:

apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client libmysqlclient15-dev phpmyadmin apache2 pure-ftpd-mysql

Configuring security stuff

First of all we need to create a password for the MySQL User root.

mysqladmin -u root password OWNPW

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