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Install npm – Ubuntu

Install npm – Ubuntu

NPM is the package manager for the Node.js platform. To install node.js and npm in ubuntu, do the following : # apt install nodejs Once nodejs is installed, install npm using : # apt install npm This may result in an error : The following packages have unmet...

Installing a Perl module using CPAN

In this short post, we will discuss on how to install a perl module using CPAN. First, login to the CPAN interactive shell using the command: # cpan Once, you are in, install a module using the syntax, cpan> install package:function eg, to install the...

Virtuozzo – Not able to start/stop a mounted VPS ?

There are many situations in which you may find a VPS in its mounted state. Usually a # vzctl start VEID, would attempt to start the container back. But there are situations in which this task would be hung in the system memory. You may get something an error similar...

Error – /bin/rm: Argument list too long !

When trying to delete the files of a folder ( using # rm ) with lots of contents in it , you might get this error : /bin/rm : Argument list too long The traditional # rm command will not be able to delete too many files in a directory. To get around this, use the...

Apache error_log for a domain filled with PHP errors ?

There are situations in which the error_log associated with a domain fills up a good part of the disk space consumed. Lets find what are they logging ! Is it something like, [Date America/New_York] PHP Strict Standards: Non-static method JDispatcher::getInstance()...

SymLinks Attacks and prevention !

The vulnerability with Symlinks and Apache is a known cause of attack. Initially, the attacker will find a compromised ‘single’ website or domain which has got any vulnerable scripts or 3rd party applications or any themes used in it and try to get access to the...