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How to install LAMP on Ubuntu with PHP-FPM

Tested this on a lot of servers already before writing this post. I needed to move from SquareSpace to Vultr VPS, so this post is from that. This is what I am using… Server: Ubuntu 14.04 Memory: 512MB CPU: 1 Core Disk: SSD Cost: $2.5 per month   First we install Apache2 & MySql servers. …

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Switched my Blog from SquareSpace.com to WordPress on Vultr.

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SquareSpace.com is beautiful indeed, but misses a lot of features even today and its much costlier than a small VPS server. So, switched to WordPress and found a beautiful theme for my blog. Vultr server I bought costs just $2.5 per month and I can do a lot more with it than just SquareSpace.

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Arq 5 – Best backup solution for Mac users (Encryption, Versioning, Cloud & Compression)

Arq 5 Best backup solution for Mac users

Dear Diary! I have 2 Apple Time Capsules of 3TB each and some external portable USB 3.0 HDD Drives from Western Digital & Seagate. My problem: Always had to find a way to backup all of my disks and Mac boot drives on those 3TB+3TB Capsules. But it was always a mess when choosing to …

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Boot problem when installing Mac on portable SSD.

Boot problem when installing Mac on portable SSD

Recently, I thought to upgrade my iMac for better speed using a portable SSD. And, for that bought a Sandisk Extreme 500 SSD (120GB) which gave me excellent speeds of about 400MB/sec while the old internal Mac HDD gave me 80MB/sec at most. It was very easy to make a Time machine backup of my …

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Switch to Apple devices if you want to save power and money.

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Earlier I used to have ASUS, Intel and other motherboards with other things assembled which I used to buy from local market like SATA Hard Disks, NVIDIA video cards, Corsair Power Supply and so on. But, these assembled machines made my life hell because suddenly anything will heat up and motherboard will go into hanged …

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Apple Time Machine: The ultimate backup machine

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Having regular backup of Macs is as important as working daily for a living. Because if developers like us loose our data on which we work so hard daily, then its a big mess. I can understand the feeling of loosing data because I have lost 3 X 500GB of data from Seagate hard drives. …

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Authy: The best 2 factor Authentication code generation App.

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The concept of 2 factor authentication was seen on Google websites when Google added the feature on all Google accounts as an optional security measure for logins. So, Google also created an Android App for that for allowing users to scan QR code for a Google account OR add a small code for auto detecting …

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Best domain registration provider is NameSilo.com

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There was a time when I thought that whois.com is the best domain provider. But, the worst thing about them at that time was that any DNS changes took almost 3 days for me even when I used to have Google DNS setup on my Windows. The best thing about them was that they always …