How to Install Nodebb with MongoDB and Nginx on Ubuntu

NodeBB is free and open-source bulletin board software. The application is written in Nodejs and is fast becoming a popular solution. The software has several advantages over the free and open-source competition, such as: JavaScript on the node (Nodejs) is extremely fast The application takes advantage of Single Page Application (SPA) principals Takes advantage of […]

How to encrypt text files with Notepad++

Notepad++ is a popular text editor with tons of useful features and plugins to extend its functionality. A plugin called NppCrypt will help you to encrypt text files using notepad++. There will be times when you need to hide your selected text or text files from preying eyes, so lets see how to do the encryption part with Notepad++. […]

How to Install Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP on Ubuntu 14.04

The Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) stack is used to host websites. The LAMP stack comes with several advantages, firstly, all components is free to use and secondly, get its the job done with minimal hassle. In this tutorial, I will show you how to setup an Amazon EC2 instance with the LAMP stack. […]

How to make a proxy server with an Amazon EC2 instance

After you have setup an Amazon EC2 instance run the following command in your terminal window: apt-get install tinyproxy In the Amazon AWS console, go to ‘Security Groups’ and select the security group that you will be using for your instance. Click edit and ‘Add Rule’. Make a Customer TCP Rule that has a port […]