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Server Resource Analysis with sar

When reviewing the resources utilized by your server, there are a plethora of tools at your disposal. The sar command is a powerful Linux command line utility that can be used to review a server’s resource usage. Using sarThe most…

New User Tutorial: Basic File Permissions

Understanding file permissions is key to running a web server. Permissions control which users can read a file, make changes to a file, or execute a file/script/etc.File permissions on a Linux server are always listed in a series of three,…

How to Update WP-CLI

WP-CLI is a command line tool for interacting with and managing WordPress sites. In our previous article on How to Install WP-CLI we covered the process of installing WP-CLI onto a server. We did this in a way that the tool would be…

How To Install Git on Ubuntu 12.04

Git is an open source, distributed version control system (VCS). It’s commonly used for source code management (SCM), with sites like GitHub offering a social coding experience, and popular projects such as Perl, Ruby on Rails, and…

Resolvers and Resolv.conf

Resolvers are a form of DNS server that usually exist on a local network (such as the one your ISP operates to connect you to the internet) and handle all DNS requests from the computers that using the network. For example, when you type a…