Note: If you’re using a version of Ubuntu prior to 12.04, you don’t have access to our custom repositories. You may need to install nginx manually. ServerGrove’s default Ubuntu installation makes installing nginx a breeze. You need to execute this few steps to get started using nginx: Install nginx using . . . Read more
To replace Apache with nginx (or you want to run them at the same time), follow these steps. Please note that this is only for Ubuntu installations of versions 11.10 and below. If you have 12.04 or later, we recommend you install nginx with the package manager. Log in as . . . Read more
Ubuntu recently siwtched to using DASH shell instead of BASH. We have seen several issues with DASH like tab autocompletion not working. Here is more information about the change and what you can do to revert back to BASH. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DashAsBinSh Alternatively, you can just change the shell for your user: . . . Read more
If you are unable to login with SSH to your VPS after completing an upgrade of Ubuntu, try the following tip: Edit the file /etc/init/ssh.conf and comment the line: oom never Restart SSH with: service ssh start
To fix this problem, run the following commands: update-rc.d -f networking remove; update-rc.d networking defaults; If you have lost communication with your VPS, open a support ticket and we will run it for you.
As root, or with sudo if root is disabled, run the following commands: apt-get update apt-get upgrade
We DO NOT recommend to upgrade to Ubuntu between major versions (like from 10 to 12). For this, we recommend that your rebuild the VPS with a new OS version using the Control Panel.
It is common to see, specially in new servers, reports of high RAM usage when the server’s basically idle (no special applications running, no Apache requests, no email sendings, etc.). As time passes, the memory consumption seems to be increasing and it won’t go down. This is true when using, . . . Read more
If Subversion fails to connect to a remote host and fails to resolve the hostname, commonly happening on chrooted shells, it may be fixed by copying the resolve.conf main file in /etc to the etc directory inside the shell account.