Servers

In this section I keep notes and write extended tutorials on things like configuring Nginx servers, serving Drupal. Upgrading Ubuntu, PHP-FPM, e.t.c. Apache, Jboss, Tomcat and other might pop in this section as well. Basically routine tasks and solved problems I'm facing everyday. 

How to Install Drupal with Nginx, PHP-FPM 7.4, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04 - Linode Guide
In this article, you will learn how to setup webserver for serving  Drupal  websites running with Nginx, PHP-FPM 7.4, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on...
How To Swap / Transfer IP address with Linode VPS
Recently I was rebuilding a compromised VPS on the Linode - this was a small web server serving some 3 established websites. It took me a few...
How To HTTPS Secure Drupal 8 Running Nginx with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04
Let's Encrypt have done some very good job, providing SSL certificates that everyone can use absolutely for free. Encrypted HTTPS websites should be ...
How to Install Drupal 8 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 7.2, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 - Linode Guide
In this article, you will learn how to setup Drupal 8 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 7.2, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 18.04 For the following tutorial, I used very...
How To Enable Google Adsense ads.txt file for Drupal on Nginx
Around early September 2019, in my Google AdSense dashboard, I noticed a warning informing me to create a separate ads.txt file.  I followed the on-...
Building GPU (Ethereum) Mining Rig from Scratch - Part 2 Assembling
I originally built this mining rig back in December 2017 (during the golden days of crypto), I've unplugged this rig from electricity since September 2018, but...
How to block visitors from country NGINX + GeoIP Module
There are a couple of reasons why website administrators consider blocking visitors from particular countries or regions accessing websites...
How To Disable / Enable Windows 10 Update
Windows 10 updates might get annoying, and though they are much needed and it's not recommended to turn them off, in this article I will show one easy method...
How To Install XTRF 8 on Ubuntu 18.04
XTRF is a Polish translation management system available to install as SAAS or on your own server (both Windows and Linux). In today's article, I...
Bitcoin Accepted Here - WatchesOn.SALE
A couple of days ago I decided to give it a try to a dropshipping business and launched a watch store on Shopify - watcheson.sale After playing around with...
Photoshop How to Solve: Could not complete the Save As command because there is not enough memory (RAM)
The other morning I faced an issue Could not complete the Save As command because there is not enough memory (RAM)" while trying to save a .pdf files...
Let's Encrypt Fix for "produced an unexpected error: Problem binding to port 443: Could not bind to IPv4 or IPv6.. Skipping."
The other day I faced this problem - server was not automatically renewing Let's Encrypt certificate:   produced an unexpected error:...
How To Fix "gzip is failing for js files" Nginx
From Drupal Reports status page I noticed gzip is failing for js files error The web servers configuration will need to be adjusted. In most cases make...
How To Redirect in Nginx all Domain Name Versions to https://www
As you might already know search engines (Google) sees www.domain.com and domain.com as two separate domain names. If you are not using 301 redirects...
Amazon OneLink? No, Thanks - Improve Page Load times by removing Third Party scripts
I felt very enthusiastic once Amazon announced OneLink, it seemed like a missing puzzle to serve international customers and boost earnings as an Amazon...
How To Fix: Error: Call to undefined function curl_init()
After upgrading from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 16 I discovered an error for Drupal website sending e-mails using Mailsystem + Postmark here is the error code...
How To Verify Skype Account Without US Credit Card (Microsoft Account Verification)
In today's article, I'll share my experience how I managed to verify my age for Skype account. It all started that one day I was not able to login to my skype...
How To Setup Gekko BTC Trading Bot on VPS (Ubuntu 16.04) with GUI (Vultr.com)
Gekko is a free and open source Bitcoin TA trading and backtesting platform that connects to popular Bitcoin exchanges. It is written in javascript...
How to send international fax to USA using Faxapp
Think fax is outdated? Think twice, fax is still popular in certain business areas, and fax is kind of popular in the United States. I believe the last time I...
Simple BTC Trading Bot Gekko - First Impressions
The idea of using a bitcoin trading bot comes up just shortly I decided to trade up from 0.03 to 0.05 BTC. In the past, I've been using Coinlend bot to...
Ethereum (and other altcoin) mining review after 2 months in 2018
February 16 marks a small 2-month anniversary since I've started to mine Ethereum and others altcoins. In today's article let's take a quick review and try to...
How To Mine EXP (Expanse) with SMOS
A couple of days ago I shared a quick tutorial on how to mine ETC (Ethereum Classic) with SMOS (Simple Mining OS), as there is an upcoming ETC Callisto airdrop...
How to Prepare for Upcoming Callisto Airdrop (Ethereum Classic)
Now, this is huge and exciting for ETC holders - Ethereum Classic development team recently announced the Callisto Network Project which will result in a...
How To Mine ETC (Ethereum Classic) with SimpleMining OS
For the past couple of weeks I've been experimenting with crypto mining and started with Claymore's dual miner to learn that I can dual mine both Ethereum and...
How To Connect to SimpleMiningOS using Putty SSH Terminal And Few Simple Commands to Get You Started
Putty is a nice and neat free SSH terminal for Windows OS, I've been using Putty for years, mostly to perform server-side tasks (Ngnix, Drupal and so on...
Mining Ethereum With Asus Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB ROG Strix OC Edition Review
Asus Geforce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB ROG Strix OC Edition is the latest addition to my Ethereum mining rig, which currently consists of 4 GPU. ...
Mining Ethereum With ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti OC Edition Review
ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti OC Edition is the third graphics card installed on my mining rig.  Bought back in Tbilisi and paid about $220 for this card...
Learning To Programm Ethereum Smart Contracts
From simple crypto investments (buy & hold), speculative day trades, investments in cloud mining contracts, to building a custom 12 GPU ethereum mining rig...
Top Bitcoin Mining Equipment - Best Selling Antminers on Amazon 2018
You have several options if looking to mine bitcoin in 2018 - you could start with cloud mining contracts or you could go all-in and buy specific equipment for...
Mining Ethereum With EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 (Single Fan), 6GB GDDR5 Review
This EVGA GeForce GTX 1060 SC GAMING, ACX 2.0 (Single Fan), 6GB GDDR5 is the second graphics card I've put on test for mining Ethereum. Bought...