How to enable auto updates in Ubuntu

It is important to keep your Linux server up to date with security updates, Linux Distributions like Ubuntu and Debian release updates daily, so it can become a tedious job to keep the system up to date. Thankfully there is an option to install security updates automatically, here are the steps to enable automatic security updates in Ubuntu 14.04 and later versions.

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Disable IPv6 networking on CentOS

Follow these steps to disable IPv6 on CentOS. Edit the /etc/sysctl.conf file, I will use the nano editor here: nano /etc/sysctl.conf And add the following line at the end of the file: net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1 Then run: sysctl -p to load the new settings. The next step is to edit the network card configuration file (/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth*) ... Read more

Enable image caching in apache for better Google Page Speed results

High page speed and short page load times of your website are essential for good search engine rankings today. In this FAQ, I will show you how to enable caching of graphic and CSS files in apache on Ubuntu and Debian. The first step is to enable the expires module in apache: a2enmod headers expires ... Read more