Articles tagged 'Server'

Deploying a Discourse forum with Capistrano

7 Jan 2017 | Howto, Linux, Server, Tutorial

[Updated] Here I describe how to automate deployment of Discourse to your own server using Capistrano.

Upgrading Ruby for a Rails application

12 Dec 2016 | Rails, Ruby, Server, Tips

A quick reminder how to upgrade a Ruby version for a Rails Application.

How to host a Discourse forum on your own server

29 Oct 2016 | Howto, Linux, Server, Tutorial

[Updated] Discourse is a fairly new forum software that is very comfortable to use. As a server administrator, you can either run it from a Docker container, or pay a fee to use a hosted version. However, if neither Docker nor subscription fees are feasible options, setting up a Discourse instance without Docker involves a bit of work.

Fixing Rails deployment errors with Capistrano

28 Aug 2016 | Rails, Server, Tips & Tricks, troubleshooting

After upgrading a Rails web application from Rails 4.2 to Rails 5.0 and attempting to deploy it using Capistrano, I got stuck on “Your Ruby version is 1.9.3, but your Gemfile specified 2.3.1” errors that gave me quite a headache – but the solution is really simple.

Uprading OwnCloud: Fixing 'could not acquire lock' error

11 Jul 2015 | Linux, OwnCloud, Server, troubleshooting

While upgrading OwnCloud to version 8.1, I experienced strange errors: www-data@server:/var/owncloud$ php occ upgrade PHP Warning: flock() expects parameter 1 to be …

Upgrading PHP APCu on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

2 Apr 2015 | Linux, OwnCloud, Server

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ships with an outdated version of the PHP user cache driver ‘APCu’. OwnCloud, if installed, will complain about this. Here I describe how to upgrade APCu on Ubuntu.

Configuring SSL for OpenLDAP

30 Mar 2015 | Linux, OpenLDAP, Server, Tutorial, code

Setting up an OpenLDAP server on Ubuntu is quite complicated, and getting SSL connection security to work may be the hardest part of it. Here I describe what worked for me.