How To Generate & Install SSL Certificate In Apache Web Server On Ubuntu

SSL, Secure Socket Layer is a protocol created in order to place normal traffic between server and client in encrypted and protected wrapper, without any possibility of traffic being intercepted in between of transmission.

SSL certificates encrypt a site information and create more secure and trusted connection. Certificates can show server’s identification information to site visitors. Certificates Authorities like DigiCert , GoDaddy can issue the self-signed SSL certificates that verify the server information.

In this guide I will cover how to create a self-signed SSL certificates for Apache on an Ubuntu Server which will encrypt traffic to your server. As we are generating SSL certificates are for testing purpose and not issued by any Certificates Authorities it will not provide third party validation of your server identity, but still it will help you to transfer information securely.

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HOW TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD USING THE RECOVERY MODE OF UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION

Riccardo Magrini

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IN CASE WE NEED TO RECOVERY A PASSWORD MISSED IN OUR UBUNTU 14.04LTS SERVER EDITION THE BEST PROCEDURE TO RE-SET IT IS TO USE THE RECOVERY MODE.

1 STEP – RECOVERY MODE

REBOOT THE SYSTEM AND OPEN IN GRUB MENU AND GOTO “Advance options …”

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SELECT THE RECOVERY MODE

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SELECT THE OPTION “root …”

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2 STEP – SET NEW PASSWORD

NOW RUN THE COMMAND

$: mount -rw -o remount /

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SET A NEW PASSWORD FOR OUR USER (IN THIS CASE IS “user”)

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NOW REBOOT THE OS

$: reboot

AT THIS POINT WE CAN USE THE NEW PASSWORD FOR THE ACCOUNT “user”.

“cya to the next 1…. Njoy !”

Disclaimer: All the tutorials included on this site are performed in a lab environment to simulate a real world production scenario. As everything is done to provide the most accurate steps to date, we take no responsibility if you implement any of these steps in…

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How To Deploy Odoo/OpenERP 8 With mod_wsgi On Ubuntu/Linux Server (VPS/EC2)

In last few post I explained How to Install OpenERP 7.0 and How to deploy OpenERP 7.0 using mod_proxy and mod_wsgi. In this blog I will describe “How to deploy Odoo/Openerp 8” using mod_wsgi hand in hand with Apache2 on Linux/Ubuntu Server.

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How to change language on ubuntu 12.04lts server edition

Riccardo Magrini

Install the necessary packages:

$: sudo apt-get install console-data unicode-data language-pack-en-base

generate the supported locale:

$: sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales 

And update/change the current default locale:

$: sudo nano /etc/default/locale

and change the line in

LANG="en_EN.UTF-8"

reboot the OS

$: sudo reboot

“cya to the next 1…. Njoy !”

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How to disable Guest Session Login in Ubuntu Trust 14.04

Just Some Techie Notes!

  1. “sudo gedit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-ubuntu.conf”
  2. Add the following line: “allow-guest=false”
  3. Save the file
  4. Enjoy!

OR you can simply run the following command:

  1. ” echo allow-guest=false | sudo tee -a /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-ubuntu.conf”
  2. You can still Enjoy! 🙂

Source: http://www.noobslab.com/2014/04/thingstweaks-to-do-after-install-of.html

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How To Setup FTP Server On Amazon EC2/Ubuntu Using Pure-FTPd

In past I tried to setup FTP on Amazon EC2 I personally face some problem in FTP server installation. I found the documentation is very fragmented and definitely lacking some information.

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So here is my contribution:

To setup FTP account on amazon EC2 we will use Pure-FTPd a free FTP server. It can be compiled and run on a variety of Unix-like computer operating systems including Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD, DragonFly BSD, Solaris, Tru64, Darwin, Irix and HP-UX. It has also been ported to Android.

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