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Upgrading lighttpd is a piece of cake. There are two methods: a) Use yum or apt-get or FreeBSD ports / command to update binary lighttpd package b) Just download latest lighttpd tar ball from official web site and install the same. Let us see how to upgrade lighttpd using source code (tar ball). # 1 […]

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You can easily mount remote server file system or your own home directory using special sshfs and fuse tools. FUSE – Filesystem in Userspace FUSE is a Linux kernel module also available for FreeBSD, OpenSolaris and Mac OS X that allows non-privileged users to create their own file systems without the need to write any […]


Installing software from a source code is common practice in UNIX and Linux world. Some time this is preferred method because it gives all power and flexibility you need to optimize your software such as MySQL, PHP, and Apache etc. However, uninstalling files installed from a source code tar ball is a big headache. Two […]