MODX is a free, open source content management system and web application framework that allows you to build sites of any size and manage them with ease from the back-end administration. It gives you complete control over your site and content, with the flexibility and scalability to adapt to your changing needs. Before you start the installation, please make sure that you have LAMP stack installed on your server. During the writing of this tutorial the current version of MODX is: 2. For our purposes we will download MODX into the Apache root directory by issuing the following commands:. The command ls -la will list the files in the current directory which will reveal the long name that the unzipped archive has. In order for MODX to function normally on your server, you need to do a couple of things. For that, you need to check your php.
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In this tutorial, we will show you how to install PHP 7. PHP 7. As you can see above, PHP is no longer using Bcrypt algorithm as a password hash, it is now using Argon2, it is a modern algorithm for securely hashing passwords. This is the most significant changes, it makes PHP more secure. However, Bcrypt is still considered a strong hash, especially if compared to its predecessors, md5 and sha1. Bcrypt is still an acceptable hash for passwords. The other major change in PHP 7. Installing PHP 7. Remember, before you do anything else, always issue apt update to ensure that your Debian system is using the latest available packages. This will also install the required dependencies too.
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Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin and open source topics. Hub for Good Supporting each other to make an impact. Write for DigitalOcean You get paid, we donate to tech non-profits. After you have deployed your new droplet, it is important to create a new user and provide it with root privileges. If you happen to receive a "man in the middle" warning, this is most likely because another fingerprint is associated with the virtual server's IP. To fix this, simply remove the files in the. Currently, you do not have a root password with your freshly registered droplet. The next step is to change it to one of your choice from the command line:.
There is a new version of this tutorial available for Debian 10 Buster. This tutorial shows how to install a Debian 7 Wheezy minimal server. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal Debian setup that can be used as basis for our other tutorials here at howtoforge. This tutorial is based on the Howtoforge perfect server tutorials from Falko Timme. We refer to the first chapters of the perfect server guides in many of our Debian tutorials and decided that it's time to split the perfect servers into the base installation which is not required when you rent a server or vps from a hosting provider and the actual perfect server setup. This tutorial here is the "standalone" guide for the base install to help you to get a clean minimal installation image to get started with your server installation.