December 12, 2018

How to Install Nginx and PHP-FPM on FreeBSD

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Using Nginx and PHP-FPM on FreeBSD is a very powerful combination. The web server and proxy Nginx is build for high concurrency environments. It delivers faster performance and also uses less memory. The FastCGI Process Manager (PHP-FPM) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation. PHP-FPM is useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. By following these instructions you will combine the performance benefits of Nginx and PHP-FPM with the robustness of the FreeBSD system.

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How to Install Confluence on CentOS

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We think Confluence (developed and marketed by Atlassian) is the best enterprise wiki out there. It has a plugin system and is very easy to configure. Confluence is written in Java and is mainly used in corporate environments. This instruction is to install Confluence on CentOS. We are using Confluence on CentOS 6 with 64 bit. Please change the paths when it is required.

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How to set up a LAMP Server and OXID eShop on CentOS

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With this tutorial we provide you a step-by-step instructions for installing a full-featured LAMP stack and OXID eShop on a CentOS system. In the following you will be instructed on setting up Apache, MySQL, PHP and OXID eShop.

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How to run the BOINC Client on CentOS


With the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC) client you can support distributed applications in areas as mathematics, medicine, molecular biology, climatology, and astrophysics. With the processing power of personal computers around the world, science can make a big step forward.

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How to run the Linux FAH Client for Folding@Home on FreeBSD

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With the Linux FAH client you can support the distributed computing project Folding@Home with your free resources. This project studies protein folding and misfolding. Read more about protein folding here. In this tutorial we will tell you how to configure a FreeBSD system to run the Linux FAH Client. BIN63 supports this project as well. You can see our team statistics here.

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How to Reconfigure a FreeBSD Port

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Usually, while building a port you can select certain build options. Somehow it happens that you want to reconfigure this port with other build options later. With this instruction you can clear out the port configuration option and start over again.

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How to Install Varnish Cache on FreeBSD

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Caching dynamic contents can heavily increase your overall website speed. Varnish is a HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. It was designed from the ground up as a HTTP accelerator and is focused exclusively on HTTP. Varnish is distributed through the FreeBSD ports system and we recommend you use the packages provided through there. Make sure your ports tree is up to date.

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How to use rsync for Transferring Files and Folders

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The tool rsync is very useful to synchronize files and directories from one location to another. It minimizes the data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate. Mirroring a directory takes place with only one transmission in each direction. Optionally you can make use of compression and recursion during the transfer. You can install rsync from the ports directory.

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How to Exchange SSH Keys for Passwordless Login

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You don’t want to enter any passwords, because you want to call ssh or rsync from within a shell script? For this passwordless login you need to exchange the SSH keys between the systems.

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How to Install phpMyAdmin on FreeBSD

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Now you can handle the administration of MySQL over the Web and on FreeBSD. It can manage a whole MySQL server as well as a single database. With phpMyAdmin you can easily browse through databases and tables, create, copy, rename, alter and drop databases and tables and many more.

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