Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

How to rename the WordPress admin account

These days WordPress lets you choose an admin username when you create a new installation, but there are probably still millions of WordPress sites out there with an admin username of “admin”. This is not

VI and VIM Syntax Highlighting on Fedora / CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL)

This is guide, howto enable Vi and Vim text editor syntax Highlighting on Fedora / CentOS / Red Hat (RHEL). Actually on Fedora, CentOS and Red Hat (RHEL) does only have Vim (Vi IMproved), but

Install phpMyAdmin 4.3.10 on Fedora 21/20, CentOS/RHEL 6.6/5.11

This is guide, howto install phpMyAdmin 4.3.10 with Nginx or Apache on Fedora 21/20/19, CentOS 7/6.6/5.11 and Red Hat (RHEL) 7/6.6/5.11 servers. phpMyAdmin needs web server with PHP and MySQL database. This guide uses Apache

GRUB2 runlevel 3 – Howto Change runlevel on GRUB2

This is quick guide howto change runlevel on GRUB2. Title says runlevel 3 (refer to changing runlevel from 5 to 3), but yes same method of course works, if you want to change runlevel from

PHP / PDO / SQLite3 Example

This is a PHP, PDO and SQLite3 example, which demonstrates the SQLite3 databse usage with PHP-PDO. The PHP / PDO / SQLite3 example code demonstrates following things, and their use: Create / Connect SQLite3 databases


WHM – How To change NameServer Ip

The file that actually handles WHM > DNS Functions > Nameserver IPs area is at /var/cpanel/nameserverips.yaml location. If you want this to be changed, you’d want to make a backup of that file first and

Gnome Shell Tweaking with Extensions and Themes on Fedora 16

This is a guide on howto modify and tweak Gnome 3.2 Gnome Shell on Fedora 16, easily with application called gnome-tweak-tool, using extensions and themes. With this guide you have two option, install all extensions

Install LibreOffice 5.2/5.1 on Fedora 24/23, CentOS/RHEL 7.2/6.8

This is guide, howto to install LibreOffice 5.2.0 (testing) / 5.1.4 (testing) / 5.1.3 (stable) / 5.0.6 (stable) on Fedora 24/23/22/21/20/19/18/17/16/15/14/13/12, CentOS 7.2/6.8 and Red Hat (RHEL) 7.2/6.8 using LibreOffice’s original RPM packages. This guide’s

Upgrade to CentOS 6.7 from CentOS 6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.0

CentOS 6.6 is released. This is quick guide, howto upgrade to CentOS 6.7 from CentOS 6.6/6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6.0. I have tested this method on multiple CentOS 6 (servers / desktops) and everything looks work fine after upgrade.

LEMP on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5/6.9

LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) server is extremely powerful setup behind any website or web based service. This guide is collection of Fedora/CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL), Nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP (PHP-FPM) install guides. This guide (more

Upgrade Fedora 15 to Fedora 16 with Preupgrade – Screenshots

This is guide, howto upgrade Fedora 15 to Fedora 16 with Preupgrade. Preupgrade download needed packages from the server, set up everything ready and then reboot to Anaconda installer and after package installation it boots


Quick post thumbnail check in WordPress Admin

The post thumbnail feature introduced in WordPress 2.9 is an absolute boon, but the WordPress core developers missed a small trick which would have made the use of post thumbnails even easier. Wouldn’t it be

Nginx and PHP-FPM Configuration and Optimizing Tips and Tricks

I wrote before a guide Howto install Nginx/PHP-FPM on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.4/6.9, but this guide is just installation guide and many cases Nginx and PHP-FPM basic configuration is good enough, but if you want

Install Thunderbird 17 on Fedora 19/18, CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4

Mozilla Thunderbid 17 is released and this is guide, howto install Thunderbird 17 on Fedora 19/18/17/16/15/14, CentOS 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 using YUM. Thunderbird 10 is currently available on CentOS 6.4/5.9 and Red

Install Firefox 26 on Fedora 20/19, CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 6.5

Mozilla Firefox 26 is released and this is guide, howto install Firefox 26 on Fedora 20/19/18/17/16, CentOS 6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 and Red Hat (RHEL) 6.5/6.4/6.3/6.2/6.1/6 using YUM. Firefox 17 ESR (Extended Support Release) is currently available on

PHP Memory Usage Information Class

Sometimes it’s nice to know or even very important to know, how much your PHP script is using memory. This is a simple example of a class, which can be used to collect the PHP

Fedora 16 nVidia Drivers Install Guide (disable nouveau driver)

Looking Fedora 22/21 nVidia Drivers Install Guide? This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 16 and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 6/7/8/9/200/300 series cards. Fedora 16 nVidia driver installation

Beating designer’s block

As a web designer or developer, you may not think much about where your inspiration for visual layouts and elements comes from – not, that is, until it seems to run dry and you can’t


How to change the hostname in Linux

If you are new to linux you probably will wonder how to change the hostname of your computer or server. (A hostname is the unique name by which a network attached device is known on


10 Essential WordPress Plugins in 2011

Every so often I write a post like this one – and this is a subject worth revisiting, since new and better plugins get released all the time, and older ones stop being supported. Since