Installing Lighttpd from source on Linux

lighttpd logo Apache is the world's most popular web server and is a very good piece of software. It isn't however, the only choice of free software and open source web server solutions and it's easy to overlook lightweight alternatives to Apache.

One such alternative is lighttpd. Here's what its official site says about the project:

Security, speed, compliance, and flexibility -- all of these describe lighttpd (pron. lighty ...

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Installing eAccelerator on mod_php

PHP is an interpreted language. That unfortunately means that every time a client requests a PHP page from your site, the PHP interpreter has to re-read the script and compile it on the fly before it is run.

All this costs valuable processing time and if you're under heavy load or working in an environment where you don't have an awful lot of CPU grunt available to you ...

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Finding files Part 2 - By Content

Yesterday's post detailed how you can find files by their name, permissions, time, or other descriptors. But you probably also want to be able to find files based on what is inside them. Grep is a tool that picks up where find left off, and can search inside files (though cannot do the same things that find can).

Again, we'll start with the syntax of the command:

grep ...

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