See what we'll cover in the "Start Here" series.
We'll cover a quick run down of the most common versions of Linux Server you'll come across.
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.
We'll see how to create a new user, and allow them to login using SSH keys.
We'll see how to configure your local SSH configuration to make logging into your servers easier.
We'll see some basic commands and how to find important information about your server.
Learn the basics of Linux Permissions and never have to use
chmod 0777 again.
We discuss the 3 main moving parts needed to host a web application.
We'll see how to install Nginx from the official Nginx repository for Ubuntu servers.
We'll install PHP and configure Nginx to send requests to PHP files off to PHP-FPM
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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