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Ubuntu – Setup Jailed FTP user account in vsftpd

1. Edit /etc/vsftpd.conf as follow.



2. Create the /etc/vsftpd.chroot_list and enter the usernames which you want to jail.


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Ubuntu – Recover package configuration file using apt-get

Previously i have setup a server with Nginx and MariaDB.
Run Drupal 7 in Nginx

But there is one problem in this setup. I cannot restart the MariaDB service. Whenever it is down, i have to restart the server instance.

At first, i thought the failure is caused by the modification of the /etc/mysql/my.cnf. So i try to restore the original my.cnf. The following solution helps you to restore the default package configuration file.
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Run Drupal 7 in Nginx

After so many days we have talked about setting up Nginx, PHP-FPM, MariaDB and some PHP caching. We can now try to run a Drupal instance on them. Before we starts, let me listed out all the previous posts.


It’s time to start the Drupal installation.
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Ubuntu – Install Memcached with PHP-FPM and Nginx

Previous: Ubuntu – Install APC with PHP-FPM and Nginx

Memcached is a distributed memory caching system and it caches data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (such as a database or API) must be read.

Like APC, the installation is simple.

1. Install Memcached.

  • apt-get install memcached

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Ubuntu – Install APC with PHP-FPM and Nginx

Next: Ubuntu – Install Memcached with PHP-FPM and Nginx

APC stands for Alternative PHP Cache is a opcode which also known as machine code. The opcode is cached such that every time a request is sent to server, the same opcode is used until it detects a change in the PHP file.

Installation is easy and straight forward.

1. Install using apt-get.

  • apt-get install php-apc

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MariaDB – Installation on Ubuntu Precise

Next: Run phpMyAdmin on Nginx in Ubuntu Precise

It’s time to give up MySQL and move on to MariaDB. Here is the steps for MariaDB installation on Ubuntu Precise (Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS) with root privilege.

1. Create the following file.

# http://downloads.mariadb.org/mariadb/repositories/
deb http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mariadb/repo/5.5/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mariadb/repo/5.5/ubuntu precise main

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