Start Here

See the first things you need to know when getting started with servers!

Series Videos

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Episode 1
01:14

See what we'll cover in the "Start Here" series.

2
Episode 2
04:51

We'll cover a quick run down of the most common versions of Linux Server you'll come across.

3
Episode 3
05:45

We'll see how to SSH into your server using a password and an SSH key, as well as see how to get around some common issues.

4
Episode 4
08:36

We'll see how to create a new user, and allow them to login using SSH keys.

5
Episode 5
02:46

We'll see how to configure your local SSH configuration to make logging into your servers easier.

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Episode 6
09:56

We'll see some basic commands and how to find important information about your server.

7
Episode 7
09:58

Learn the basics of Linux Permissions and never have to use chmod 0777 again.

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Episode 8
06:16

We discuss the 3 main moving parts needed to host a web application.

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Episode 9
11:09

We'll see how to install Nginx from the official Nginx repository for Ubuntu servers.

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Episode 10
16:01

We'll install PHP and configure Nginx to send requests to PHP files off to PHP-FPM

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Episode 11
11:57

We cover cloning a Laravel application from Github (onto the server), and setting up the server to run Laravel. This includes a tweak to Nginx, using composer, and digging into proper permissions.

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