How to Install Grav CMS on Debian/Ubuntu

The Content Management System (CMS) market today is captured by the three giants — WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla with WordPress being the leader. Grav CMS is a new kid on the block featuring an...

Managing Your Linux Server with Webmin

Managing Linux servers can be very difficult at times. It can be very hard for someone who doesn’t have a lot of experience with the command-line tools. In addition, it’s also difficult for administrators...

How to Install Nextcloud on Ubuntu

There are many online file storage services such as Google Drive and Dropbox. However, these are run by third parties, which means that you often don’t have control over the data you’ve uploaded. Fortunately,...

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An Introduction to the Docker Ecosystem

Traditionally, developing an application and deploying it in a production environment hasn’t been easy. Development and production environments are often configured differently, which makes it difficult to resolve problems quickly when something was broken. A...

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Serverless Computing, Explained

The world is changing dynamically at a fast pace. The thing that is changing even faster is technology and the underlying architecture beneath it. In this article, we will dig into the depths of...

How to Install WordPress on Windows with XAMPP

WordPress is a great Content Management System. It can be used to create nearly all kinds of websites ranging from blogs to e-commerce websites. In order to use WordPress, we also need to install...

A Guide to SSH Port Forwarding/Tunnelling

SSH is a widely used protocol for system administration and file transfer. In addition, it has a feature called SSH tunnelling  (or SSH port forwarding). It creates an encrypted connection between a local computer...

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Adding HTTPS to Your Website with Let’s Encrypt

HTTPS is an important part of securing websites. In our previous article, we’ve discussed how to add HTTPS to your website with Cloudflare. Unfortunately, for all intents and purposes, CloudFlare’s HTTPS is just an...

Adding HTTPS to Your Site with Cloudflare

Much of the web works on HTTP; but it is insecure protocol as it provides no protection. It’s secure sibling, HTTPS provides protection against eavesdropping and tampering of data. Historically, HTTPS has been used...

Building a Spam Filter Using Machine Learning

Machine learning is everywhere. From self driving cars to face recognition on Facebook, it is machine learning behind the scenes that drives all of it. If you’ve ever used GMail or Yahoo Mail, you...

Customizing and coloring the bash prompt

If you’re already not familiar with bash, the prompt is the little blurb of text displayed when it asks for a command. It capable of communicating a lot, but most people don’t use it...

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Protecting SSH with Fail2ban

SSH allows you to log in to a remote computer or server and control it through a command-line interface. However, because SSH is exposed to the internet; attackers can try to log in by...