Matias Vangsnes

Internet, communication and the concept of open source

EasyEngine – An Auto Installer Script For Managing WordPress

Collected July 25th, 2014 by matias

Jul 24, 2014, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s]) (Other stories by Anonymous) EasyEngine (ee) is a Linux shell-script to install and manage wordpress-nginx websites in one go. Using EasyEngine, you can install Nginx, PHP, MySQL, Postfix, phpMyAdmin and their dependencies in one shot easily without the help of a System administrator. It makes very easy to install [...]

This Weeks New gTLD 1st Day Totals: .Voting 9025; .Kaufen 4325; Consulting …

Collected July 25th, 2014 by matias

Yesterday a bunch of new gTLD’s went into general availability (GA)  meaning domain names can be registered live on a first come first serve basis. All total include any Sunrise registrations and any Landrush/Early Access Program (EAP) registration which took place before GA: .Voting 9.025 .Kaufen which is German for the word “Buy” had 4,325 [...]

Nginx Plus r4 Improves Web Server Security

Collected July 25th, 2014 by matias

The new release of the commercially supported open-source Web server locks down SSL security. Nginx, the lead commercial sponsor behind the open-source Nginx Web server, is out today with a new release of its Nginx Plus server. The Nginx Plus r4 release provides users with new security and load balancing features. Nginx Plus is the [...]

The gTLD Explosion: Changes to Domain Names that All Businesses Should be …

Collected July 25th, 2014 by matias

The universe of domain names within the internet is undergoing radical change and businesses need to be aware of how to navigate in this new world. On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN�), the international non-profit corporation that oversees the domain name system in the internet, approved the launch [...]

Nginx's Web server update beefs up security and load balancing

Collected July 25th, 2014 by matias

Nginx Plus, the commercial edition of the open source Web server that’s elbowed out Apache HTTPD on many top-traffic sites, unveiled its fourth major version today. Officially named Nginx Plus r4, this new version is based on the 1.7.3 build of the open source edition of Nginx and continues in the tradition of adding enterprise- [...]

This Weeks New gTLD 1st Day Totals: .Kaufen 4325; Consulting 3852; Media …

Collected July 24th, 2014 by matias

Yesterday a bunch of new gTLD’s went into general availability (GA)  meaning domain names can be registered live on a first come first serve basis. All total include any Sunrise registrations and any Landrush/Early Access Program (EAP) registration which took place before GA: .Voting 9.025 .Kaufen which is German for the word “Buy” had 4,325 [...]

9 Advanced — and Ethical — Techniques for Spying on Your Competitors Online

Collected July 24th, 2014 by matias

Want to spy on your competitors? The information you need is publicly available and freely accessible. In this article, I’ll show you the tools and techniques that will allow you to scope out the competition. You can even use these tips to analyze your own site. You might discover some things that you didn’t know. [...]

Nginx Launches NGINX Plus Release 4

Collected July 24th, 2014 by matias

SAN FRANCISCO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Nginx, Inc., the high performance web acceleration company, today announced the next release of its commercially-supported web acceleration technology, NGINX Plus release 4 (r4). The latest version responds to industry needs to accelerate distributed applications, to securely connect to external services and to deploy application components easily across clouds [...]

How to Install Multiple Apps on Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu

Collected July 24th, 2014 by matias

You’ve got a new iPhone, iPad or any other gadgets and you’re very excited about it, but before you can begin using it properly you’ll have to spend hours installing all your favourite software. If you could automate the installation process, you’d save a lot of time and get straight to doing what you bought [...]

Where Are the Registrars With New gTLDs on the Mobile Web?

Collected July 23rd, 2014 by matias

As mobile usage of the Internet continues to increase (cf. Mobile apps overtake PC Internet usage in U.S.), I’m anticipating that new gTLDs will provide a better link (pun intended) from an ad to the web, from the offline to the online, when people see a meaningful domain name that they can remember to lookup [...]

gTLD’s: Now It Gets Interesting: .Pics, .Pictures, Photo, .Photos

Collected July 23rd, 2014 by matias

Tomorrow the new gTLD .Pictures launches into general availability  status meaning it can be registered on a first come first served basis. We have been chatting about plural and singular new gTLD’s for a while as well as vertical competition but with the launch of this new domain name extension we can actually start to [...]

Linux / Unix logtop: Realtime Log Line Rate Analyser

Collected July 23rd, 2014 by matias

Jul 22, 2014, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s]) (Other stories by Anonymous) How can I analyze line rate taking log file as input on a Linux system? How do I find the IP flooding my Apache/Nginx/Lighttpd web-server on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux? Complete Story Article source: http://www.linuxtoday.com/upload/linux-unix-logtop-realtime-log-line-rate-analyser-140722134019.html

Amazon Settles a New gTLD Contention Set By Private Auction As Donuts Wins …

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

        Amazon has apparently participated in its 1st new gTLD private auction losing .Group to Donuts. There were 5 applicants for the new gTLD .Group Amazon (AMZN) Donuts Top Level Design, LLC (Raymond King .Wiki .ink) Straat.co (related to former owner of the .Co Registry) Tucows.com (TCX) All applications other than Donuts [...]

How can you make your Pentium G3258 system cheaper? Run Ubuntu!

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

Phoronix tested out the 20th Anniversary Pentium CPU on Ubuntu 14.10 and right off the bat were impressed as they managed a perfectly stable overclock of 4.4GHz on air.  Using Linux 3.16 and Mesa 10.2 they had no issues with the performance of the onboard GPU though the performance lagged behind the fast GPU present [...]

Install Linux kernel 3.14.13 in Ubuntu 14.04

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

July 22, 2014, 1:11 PM — Linux kernel 3.14.13 has been released. You can view a full list of changes in kernel 3.14.13 in the LKML.org thread announcement of the new kernel. Highlights include better AMD Radeon driver support as well as more support for Intel’s Broadwell GPUs. Please note that the commands below are [...]

Install Linux Multimedia Studio in Ubuntu 14.04

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

July 22, 2014, 12:40 PM — Linux Multimedia Studio (LMMS) is an open source application that lets you create music. It includes a song editor for composing, a bassline editor, a tool for editing melodies and patterns, an FX mixer, and numerous other music features. Here’s how you can install LMMS in Ubuntu 14.04. 1. [...]

Reality Check 2: Ubuntu just got a makeover

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

Mzansi’s unique reality show is back, this time with three new celebrities. Reality Check returns for the second season on Saturday, 2 August 2014, at 6.05pm. This season sees choreographer Somizi Mhlongo, musician Bongani Fassie and actress Boitumelo Thulo swap their glamorous celebrity lifestyles for some intensely laborious charity work. These high maintenance divas are [...]

Quick Tip: Install Zend Server 7 on an Ubuntu 14.04 Vagrant Box

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

I recently took a look at Zend Server 7, the latest version of the powerful application monitor/manager suite. This quick tip will show you how to get it installed on a Vagrant box so you too can experiment with its features. Step 1: Install Prerequisites Make sure you have Virtualbox and Vagrant installed – the [...]

How to install Ubuntu Touch on your Android phone or tablet

Collected July 22nd, 2014 by matias

Ubuntu Touch – also known as Ubuntu for devices or Ubuntu Phone – is a mobile operating system which is currently in beta. However, if you own a supported Android device, you can try it out right now. Here’s how to install Ubuntu for devices. Not many devices are officially supported, but if you own [...]

Jolla sailing to India soon: Sailfish OS set to compete with Firefox, Ubuntu …

Collected July 20th, 2014 by matias

While the number of phone makers foraying into the fierce Indian mobile market are a dime a dozen, we haven’t really heard about devices running new OSes come here. Though iOS, Android and Windows Phone remain the leading mobile OSes (sorry, BlackBerry), there are relatively smaller players still trying to win newer audiences as a [...]

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