How to Ping a Specific Port

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Everyone has come to a point where they ask themselves “Can I ping a port? How do I check if this port is open or not?”. Although there’s no way of “pinging” a port, you can still check if a port is active using different methods.

How to manually migrate WordPress to a new server

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Migrating WordPress to a new server is a quick and easy task, but it requires some special care. In this tutorial we will see how to migrate WordPress to a new server, using either the same domain name or using a new domain name on the new server.

Install GCC on an Ubuntu VPS

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GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) is a compiler system produced by the GNU Project supporting various programming languages such as C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java etc… GCC is a key component of the GNU toolchain and the standard compiler for most Unix-like Operating Systems. It has played an important role in the growth of free software, as both a tool and an example.

How to Install qdPM on a Linux Cloud VPS

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qdPM is a free web-based project management tool suitable for a small team. By using qdPM you can easily manage projects, tasks and people. A ticket system is also integrated into the task management system which allows interaction with the customers. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install qdPM on a Linux VPS. For the purpose of this tutorial, we will use a cloud server with Ubuntu 14.04 installed as an operating system, but the tutorial should work for other Linux systems too.

How to install Perl modules using CPAN on Linux

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CPAN or also known as Comprehensive Perl Archive Network is a repository for modules written in Perl. Currently, there are 177,000+ published modules which can be downloaded and used by the Perl software developers or by the system/network administrators. Today we are going to show you how to install Perl modules manually or by using CPAN on your Linux.

How to install OpenCms on an Ubuntu 16.04 Cloud VPS

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OpenCms from Alkacon Software is a professional, easy to use website content management system. OpenCms helps content managers worldwide to create and maintain beautiful websites fast and efficiently. Today we will show you how to install OpenCms on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS using Tomcat and a MySQL database. The installation process should take about 10-20 minutes if you follow the very easy steps described below.

Install esoTalk on an Ubuntu Cloud VPS

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Today we will go through the process of installing esoTalk on an Ubuntu VPS with Nginx and MariaDB. esoTalk is a free, open-source forum software, written in PHP, designed to be simple, fast, and fully featured. Despite its simplicity, a good number of plugins and themes are available to extend the functionality of esoTalk. This should work on other Linux Cloud VPS systems as well but was tested and written for Ubuntu 16.04.