10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Hosting Service

When creating a blog or a website, it goes without saying that you will want to choose a high-quality web hosting service provider; you want a reliable host that will be able to not only give you enough features, but also offer quality support when needed. Here are some questions that will help you find and determine if a specific web hosting service is the right one for you.

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How to Install Nextcloud 12 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Today we will show you how to install Nextcloud on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS using Apache web-server and MySQL database.

Nextcloud is open source self-hosted file sync and share application forked from ownCloud. It has a lot of extra Calendar, Sync and Contacts features, apart from their file hosting features and it is a great free alternative to some popular services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, etc.

It is fairly easy to install Nextcloud on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. The installation process should take about 5-10 minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below. (more…)

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How to install phpBB on Ubuntu 16.04

phpBB is an open source bulletin board forum software that provides a virtual space for discussion among the members of your website. It has a huge variety of features like flat topic structure, sub-forums, forum-specific styles, user groups, group-based permissions, database query and template caching, support for PHP 7, multiple database engines and much more. With phpBB’s extensive features you can create your own forum in a matter of minutes and what’s most important, it’s completely free.

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How to install SilverStripe CMS on Ubuntu 16.04

Today, we will show you how to install SilverStripe on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS using the Apache web-server and a MySQL database.

SilverStripe is popular and widely-used open source CMS. It uses the SilverStripe framework (previously Sapphire Framework). Because of the framework, developers can easily customize and extend the CMS and make it their own. With SilverStripe, you can create websites and applications with ease. It has all the features you’d need in a CMS. SilverStripe is a┬ápopular choice when looking for an alternative CMS to WordPress. It is fairly easy to install SilverStripe on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. The installation process should take about 5-10 minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below. (more…)

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How to Clean the Mail Queue in Exim

In this tutorial, we will take a look at how we can clean our mail queue in Exim. Exim is a free and versatile mail transfer agent (MTA) that has been ported to most Unix-like systems and is currently the default for a few Linux distributions, most popular being the Debian Linux distribution. Exim is widely used around the world, and it is estimated that around 56% of the publicly available servers on the internet use Exim as their mail transfer agent.

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