Servers

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

How To Update XTRF to The Latest version (Linux/Debian)

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XTRF is a translation management system. I have been supporting XTRF system for a translation company in Georgia for more than 10 years already. I have seen have this product have grown and developed over the years. It doesnt actually ask much support (in the recent years), as mostly works out of the box. Set and Forget. With performing routine system updates 1-2 per year.That day come again, and we were asked to perform security upgrade for XTRF version on our server, in this article I decided…


How To Fix Access to the path 'C:\Users\...\My Music' is denied when opening a Trados Studio project package

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The other day Gvantsa from the translation office in Tbilisi asked if could I help to fix her Trados SDL Studio 2021. As not being an actual user of this program, just providing support for the office technique I took a look and saw there are some problems with permissions, as the software was saying Access to the path 'C:\Users\...\My Music' is denied when opening a Trados Studio project package. I thought what a strange choice for the folder and most probably there are some permission…


How to Install Drupal 10 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 - Linode Guide

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In this article, you will learn how to set up a webserver for serving Drupal websites running with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 23.04 For the following tutorial, I used very much the information from my previous guide with 22.04, but I decided to rewrite it for Ubuntu 23.04 version as it is shipped with php8.1 version and will work with Drupal 10 (most probably with previous versions too) If you need any assistance configuring servers or working with Drupal, consider…


Google vs ChatGPT: A Comparison of Two Powerful AI Technologies

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In the world of AI and technology, two names stand out: Google and ChatGPT. Both are powerful tools that have changed the way we search and communicate online. But how do they compare, and what are the key differences between them? Google is a search engine and technology company that provides users with a vast database of information. It uses a powerful algorithm to analyze search queries and deliver accurate results. Google's search engine is used by millions of people around the world, and…


How To update SPL Token Metadata

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It has been recently since I minted the first 10,000 tokens for TerraM coin on the Solana network. The launch has been very successful and the token is growing, so far we have been able to list it already on the Raydium pool, also tried to list it on CoinGeckom but due to the lack of trading activity got rejected so far. No regrets here, as the token is growing and eventually we will get there. How To Create Custom Token on Solana Blockchain without Coding - Part 1 Besides that, TerraM token…


How To Create Custom Token on Solana Blockchain without Coding - Part 1

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It has been already several years since I have been originally thinking of launching a custom crypto token. For most of the time, I was thinking about issuing smart contracts on the Ethereum network. Probably a high price for minting on the ETH network and the additional learning curve kept me back most of the time and I never actually proceeded with my idea. Back in spring 2022 again I returned to the idea of issuing custom tokens, for Batumi Real estate crypto investment, I even launched a…


How to Install Drupal 9 with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 22.04 - Linode Guide

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In this article, you will learn how to set up a webserver for serving Drupal websites running with Nginx, PHP-FPM 8.1, MySQL, and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 22.04 For the following tutorial, I used very much the information from my previous guide with Ubuntu 18.04, but I decided to rewrite it for Ubuntu 22.04 version as it is shipped with php8.1 version and will work with Drupal 9 (most probably with previous versions too) Prerequisites Ubuntu 22.04  Root privileges. You can get a cheap VPS…


How To Gain Access to Linode over Finnix SSH in Rescue Mode

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In this article, I will keep some notes on how I accessed an "inaccessible" Linode over SSH using Rescue mode. Brief background: More than 10 years ago (in 2012) I did set up a virtual server for XTRF translation management software, back then I choose freshly released Debian 6 (which reached its end of Life back in February 2016).   Back in the day, XTRF was not a big name, and most of the help support was done over some simple MS Word documents. I followed the tutorial and set and forget…


How to Fix Apache Configuration Error AH00558: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name

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Not the biggest Apache fan here, but today working on a server while setting up Apache as a reverse proxy for the JBoss application, after trying to restart the apache service I faced the following issue Apache Configuration Error AH00558: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name. Luckily, a quick Google helped to find the solution:  Long story short (For Debian / Ubuntu) sudo nano /etc/apache2/apache2.conf Add a line containing ServerName 127.0.0.1 to the end…


How to Setup XTRF with Apache HTTP server as a reverse proxy and SSL from Let's Encrypt

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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 will keep notes on How to Setup XTRF with Apache HTTP server as a reverse proxy and SSL from Let's Encrypt The company I'm assisting in server works has been using the XTRF translation management system since 2011 (if not earlier). A few years ago I helped to perform a major upgrade (from version 2 to version 8). How To Install XTRF 8 on Ubuntu 18.…