Installing nginx 1.9.7 on Ubuntu 15.04 / 15.10
December 18, 2015
Historically I’ve been one for the LAMP stack. However over the past year or two I’ve spent a lot more time working with new fun technologies like Node.JS and Meteor. While there is nothing wrong with running these applications inside the LAMP world, some things like Websockets just don’t work well with Apache. As such I’ve been exploring the dark and dangerous world of nginx. Being one to love the latest and greatest (along with a desire to get in on this cool HTTP/2 train), I figured out how install the latest edition of nginx on Ubuntu 15.04/15.10
Using Linux under VMWare? Install open-vm-tools
July 30, 2015
vSphere I’ve been a long time user of VMWare ESXi for my baremetal hypervisor needs. In order for it to function at its best, the recommendation has always been to install the VMWare Tools. On Windows this is an exe and a piece of cake. However on Linux it has always been a gamble.