Archive for January, 2014

Linux Cloud Server Hosting-ASPHostPortal.com:: How To Install MediaWiki on Centos 6.4

MediaWiki is a free open source wiki program that allows users to create their own personal wiki sites. Originally built for Wikpedia, it is now used by thousands of other projects due to its scalability and high customization.Install MediaWiki on your server.

At the time of writing, the latest version of MediaWiki is MediaWiki 1.21.2. To check for the latest version of the platform, visit their website and simply alter the code to match the most updated version (if desirable).
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Linux Cloud Server 2014 Hosting – ASPHostPortal.com :: Installing and Using the Vim Text Editor on a Cloud Server

Introduction

One of the most powerful text editors accessible from the command line is the vim editor. Built on the foundation of “vi”, an editor dating back to 1976, vim adds additional functionality and power, while maintaining the editing style of its predecessor.

Installation

Due to vim’s wide-spread use on the Linux command line, it is available in almost every distribution’s default repositories.

On Ubuntu and Debian, use apt-get to install:

sudo apt-get install vim

On Fedora and CentOS, install with yum:

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Cloud Linux Hosting – ASPHostPortal.com :: How To Use Dokku Plugins to Access Additional Functionality

Introduction

Dokku is an application deployment solution that can be used to easily launch code into a production environment. The result is that your application environment will be configured automatically and the necessary software will be installed and implemented.

Dokku adheres to the philosophy that application resources should be handled as separate components from the actual application. This creates a flexible relationship where resources or main application code can be swapped out easily without much additional configuration. Dokku handles outside resources through a plugin system.

In this guide, we will discuss how to utilize Dokku’s plugin system to extend the functionality of the project and link your application with the backends that it needs. We will also look into some other plugins that can help you monitor and manage your applications.

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How To Install And Run A Node.js App On Centos 6.4 64bit

Node.js installation

Now that we’re ready to install Node.js from sources. First, we’ll move to /usr/src directory – the usual place to hold software sources.

cd /usr/src

Now, we pick the latest compressed source archive from Node.js website at http://nodejs.org/download/.

wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.4/node-v0.10.4.tar.gz

We could and should replace the url and use the more recent version of node.js, if there is one. Next, we are uncompressing the source files and move into that directory.

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