We have our servers with mod_rewrite pre-configured (enabled). You can see this by running # Centos apachectl -M # Ubuntu / Debian apache2ctl -M If you are going to use rewrite rules in .htaccess, make sure the htaccess support is enabled for the domain. This can be done in the . . . Read more
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.
If you get an error like this: locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory Try running the following command to fix . . . Read more
ServerGrove provides a APT repository with the latest PHP versions packages in Deb format. This makes dead simple to install and upgrade PHP in Ubuntu 12 systems. Follow these steps to setup the repository in your server and install/upgrade PHP: Setup ServerGrove repository 1) Add the repository to your server . . . Read more