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What is the difference between a LAMP and a LEMP stack

You may have heard of a LAMP or a LEMP stack when referencing a web server configuration, and wondered what the differences are between the two. The difference is just in the web server software used. With a LAMP stack the web server used is Apache, whereas with a LEMP stack environment the web server used is Nginx (Engine X). Both web servers operate differently, and require different configurations to set them up. Your requirements on which one to use…

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What is a LEMP stack

The term “LEMP” stack is used to describe a specific web server environment consisting of a web server (Nginx), database server (MySQL), web programming language (PHP), all running on a Linux system. The LAMP acronym is made up from the first letter of each of those items (except Nginx, due to this being pronounced “Engine X”. The E is taken from the pronunciation): Linux
Nginx (Engine X)
MySQL
PHP  …

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What is a LAMP stack

The term “LAMP” stack is used to describe a specific web server environment consisting of a web server (Apache), database server (MySQL), web programming language (PHP), all running on a Linux system. The LAMP acronym is made up from the first letter of each of those items: Linux
Apache
MySQL
PHP…

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Enable workspaces in Ubuntu 13.04

Since upgrading my Ubuntu desktop from 12.10 to 13.04, my workspaces disappeared. It turns out that Ubuntu 13.04 disables workspaces by default. Thankfully it can easily be enabled again. Follow the steps below to enable workspaces on Ubuntu 13.04.…

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Generate random passwords on Ubuntu

The ‘makepasswd’ package on Ubuntu can be used to easily generate random passwords. This package is part of the Ubuntu repositories, however probably wont be installed by default. It also has the ability to generate MD5 hashes of the random passwords. Install makepasswd: $ sudo apt-get -y install makepasswd Generate a random password: You can now run makepasswd to generate a random password. $ makepasswd Example output: $ makepasswd 6HL5y9F9sC Generate 5 random passwords: $ makepasswd –count=5 Example output: $…

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