Installing and configuring LAMP on Ubuntu - Part 2

Welcome back! In Part 1 of this tutorial, I looked at installing the tools you need to get your own web server up and running on Ubuntu.

We now have a working web server, but there are a few neat things you can do and we need to put some content on our default website too!. First of all, if you hadn't already worked it out, you can browse ...

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Fedora 7 released

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Fedora 7, the latest version of the community distribution sponsored by Red Hat, has just been released.

The 'Core' has been dropped from the name, as Fedora 7 represents the first release of the distribution where the Core and Extras software repositories have been merged together. There are of course, new versions of all the relevant software that makes up the distro.

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Installing and configuring LAMP on Ubuntu - Part 1

In this multi-part article, I'm going to be showing you how to install the popular LAMP stack - that's Linux, Apache, the MySQL database system and PHP (in this example, although you can have Perl, Python etc. instead) for running your own website or web development server.

The LAMP stack is a very popular setup and many websites run on it (including FOSSwire!). Best of all, all four of ...

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Command line tip - look for strings inside binary files

Occasionally if you're working with binary files (maybe you're doing software development for example), you might sometimes need to take a look through a binary file to find the strings that it contains.

Instead of trying to trawl through the rubbish and binary data that isn't a lot of use to you, you can use the strings command to search through the file for the intelligible information ...

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