Month: August 2020


How to backup whole Linux server?

You can backup a whole VPS using the `rsync` command below.

rsync -avP --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} / /mnt/hdd/encrypted/vps-server-backup/

You can also backup to other server.

rsync -avP --exclude={"/dev/*","/proc/*","/sys/*","/tmp/*","/run/*","/media/*","/lost+found"} / OTHER_SERVER_HERE:/mnt/hdd/encrypted/vps-server-backup/

You will first need to configure OTHER_SERVER_HERE in your ssh config file. …


WordPress Admin was not showing add/deactivate/delete plugin options

A strange thing happened today.
I wanted to manage plugins for one of my WordPress websites.
But, I could not see any add/deactivate/delete plugin options on the Plugins page.

Then I realised that I had WordPress Multi-Sites enabled as I …