FreeBSD 10.1 update error : ///usr/src/crypto/openssl/util/mkbuildinf.pl: No such file or directory

By | April 5, 2015

While working on a fresh FreeBSD 10.1 installation today, I encountered this error while updating the OS # freebsd-update fetch install “Installing updates…install: ///usr/src/crypto/openssl/util/mkbuildinf.pl: No such file or directory” There seems to be a bug due to which this error pops up. In order to overcome this situation, we need to create the directory ‘util‘… Read More »

How to Install Roundcube with nginx

By | January 26, 2015

In this post we will see How to Install Roundcube with nginx, php-fpm and mysql. This Installation is done on Debian 7. The FQDN of my webmail server is “mail.example.com“. Roundcube webmail is a free and open source webmail solution with a desktop-like user interface which is easy to install/configure and that runs on a LAMP/LEMP… Read More »

Install FEMP stack on FreeBSD 10.1

By | January 23, 2015

In this post we will see how to install FEMP stack on FreeBSD 10.1 FEMP stands for (F)reeBSD (N)ginx (M)ySQL (P)HP-FPM. I will be using the ports collection to install this. At a production level, installing packages from the ports tree is highly advisable. You can tailor each package to your specific needs — for example… Read More »

View RAM and CPU Info on FreeBSD

By | January 22, 2015

In this Post we will see how to View RAM and CPU Info on FreeBSD. There are many commands/utilities that help us to view RAM and CPU info on FreeBSD. Some of them are “dmidecode” and “cpuid“. Also if we want to check the status of used and free RAM we can make use of the… Read More »

How to install vim in FreeBSD 10

By | January 22, 2015

In this post we will see how to install vim in FreeBSD 10. Vim is the improvised version of the traditional Vi editor, with additional functionality. For more information please visit “http://www.vim.org/about.php“. What we will do in this tutorial is, we will install Vim, and link the path of its executable to that of the… Read More »

Nginx Log Rotation using bash shell script

By | January 17, 2015

In this Post we will see how to configure Nginx Log Rotation using bash shell script. I highly suggest everyone to achieve log rotation with logrotate service which is up and running in any minimal installation of Linux. In case if some errors are encountered with logrotate, then this route can come in handy. The official… Read More »

Install Nginx from Source with ngx_pagespeed and psol

By | January 15, 2015

In this Post we will see how to Install Nginx from Source with ngx_pagespeed and psol. I am using Debian (Testing)Jessie, for this demonstration. Having said that, I do not encourage anyone to host a production site on an OS Distribution, which is still officially at testing. This configuration works on Debian7 as well.  Just for… Read More »

Install and Configure DHCP on CentOS 7

By | December 22, 2014

In this post we will see how to Install and Configure DHCP on CentOS 7.  In short, a DHCP server provides IP addresses, to the clients in a network. The DHCP server offers IP address to the clients from a predefined pool of addresses. It may also be configured to reserve a specific IP address… Read More »

Internet Connection Sharing on CentOS 7

By | December 21, 2014

In this post, we will see how to enable Internet Connection Sharing on CentOS 7.  With this we can share an internet connection available on one system, to other systems in the LAN. Just for the record, I am doing this in VirtualBox. So I have a CentOS 7 machine with 2 physical NICs. And… Read More »

How to Install Logwatch in Debian 7

By | December 18, 2014

In this post we will see How to Install Logwatch in Debian 7. Logwatch is a perl based server/system log monitoring tool. It becomes very easy to monitor system logs with it. It supports mail based system log delivery to the specified mail address in the configuration file, in a nice HTML format. The first… Read More »