March 2018

All articles published in the month of March in 2018.

Install a LAMP stack (Apache, MariaDB, PHP) on Ubuntu Server

Ubuntu Server is a Linux distribution that is ideally suited to server workloads. For example: hosting websites and web applications.

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to install a LAMP stack – that’s Apache, MariaDB (in place of MySQL) and PHP – on Ubuntu Server using the latest available releases, and how to keep it up-to-date.

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Brexit forced me to change my identity

… but I’m OK with it.

A few days ago I sat in an airport lounge in Gatwick, waiting for our flight to Florida. I had finished a diet Coke

and was chewing on a piece of yoghurt-covered honeycomb (which was delicious, FYI) when I read a news article about Brexit that stunned me.

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Redirect all visitors to a primary domain in Apache

There are several scenarios in which you may want to redirect all your website visitors to a single, primary domain in Apache.

I have recently implemented this on my own website, and I would like to share this Apache trick in this article.

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