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Upgrade from Ubuntu 16 to Ubuntu 18

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This is more to aid my memory than anything else, as it is something we do for the 300+ servers on a regular basis that I help to host. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt dist-upgrade sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt install update-manager-core sudo do-release-upgrade Once upgrading to Ubuntu 18 it is good to note that Apache and PHP will stop working. The fix for this is to re...

SEMrush keeps taking down my site

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My site is being absolutely bombarded by page requests originating from semrush.com. Its a bot that is¬†indexing and downloading links to my entire site, which would be fine if it were a small website, except that I have content going back to 1996, which is rather a lot, and they are hitting the server with so many requests that Apache2 and/or MySQL Server 5.7 is crashing. It’s utterly...

Setting up the LAMP Stack from scratch on Ubuntu

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When migrating servers to AWS, its great to be able to set them up easily and quickly. This is effectively a lovely cheat-sheet. By running the scripts below you can have a full LAMP Stack running on an EC2 instance running Ubuntu in less than 5 minutes. /* Set locale to UK - V IMPORTANT!! */ sudo locale-gen en_GB.UTF-8 /* Run update and upgrades */ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade /*...

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