Ubuntu 20.04 gksu replacement
After upgrading Ubuntu to 20.04, I could not run GUIs as root and gksu is gone. This is how I fixed that.
Amazon Lightsail with CloudWatch Monitoring
I’m running several Amazon Lightsail instances as WordPress servers, which has been very successful, however I have been unable to monitor them effectively – until …
Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 networking issues
Networking issues after upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04.
Ubuntu 18.04 is missing gksu
After upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, gksu is missing.
Lightsail install additional WordPress modules
Creating a new WordPress Lightsail server is as easy as clicking a few buttons, but what if you want to add more WordPress sites to …
Update phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu
phpMyAdmin is a great tool for administering MySQL databases, but updating to the latest version is not obvious.
Lightsail add user for SSH/SFTP access
Lightsail comes with an admin account but you don’t really want to give this to third parties if they require access for support. This is …
Improve PHP performance with FastCGI on XAMPP for Windows
I have been using XAMPP on Windows for development for many years and found it to work quite well. Unfortunately performance is not that great.
Add swap space to Amazon Lightsail
Only the smallest of Lightsail instances are configured for swap space. This is how to configure additional swap space.