lighttpd

On June 18, 2008, Reddit became an open source project. All of the code and libraries written for Reddit became freely available.

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Describes how to stop image or any media hotlinking under Lighttpd and redirect to another image to save bandwidth.

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AWStats is a free powerful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically. This log analyzer works as a CGI or from command line. This document describes awstats configuration.

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Gzip compression reduces response times by reducing the size of the HTTP response. This document describes gzipping http traffic which can reduces the response size by about 70%. Approximately 90% of today’s Internet traffic travels through browsers that claim to support compression.

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Lighttpd web server will generate a directory listing if a directory is requested and no index-file was found in that directory. mod_dirlisting is one of the modules that is loaded by default and doesn’t have to be specified on server.modules to work. Task: Enable Directory Listings Globally Open lighttpd configuration file: # vi /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf Append […]

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Recently I wrote about installing and running Xcache under Red hat enterprise Linux and CentOS Linux. By default Xcache use /dev/zero for caching. All you have to do is create /dev/zero in chrooted jail. Type the following command (assuming that your jail is located at /lighttpd.jail directory): # mkdir -p /lighttpd.jail/dev # mknod -m 666 […]

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Many people asked me to write about setting up Lighttpd under CentOS or RHEL 5 Linux using chroot() call. The instructions are almost same but you need to make little modification as compare to Debian / Ubuntu Linux instructions.

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