Search found 694 matches

by LHammonds
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ARK: Survival Evolved
Replies: 1
Views: 2657

Batch file for single player savegames

Post on Steam Here is a batch file that can help you with making backups of your single player maps. Every time you run the batch file, it will create an archive of each map and will include a timestamp in the filename. Each subsequent run will create new archives each time without worry of overrid...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Upgrading phpBB

Upgrading phpBB The download page for phpbb does a pretty-good job of telling you how to upgrade phpBB. It can get a bit confusing if you are upgrading very old versions of phpBB so here is what I did to upgrade 3.0.8 to 3.2.0 which required (for me) upgrading to specific versions in between. Pre-U...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Styles

>> NOT STARTED <<
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Install phpBB

Install phpBB At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpass ) and then temporarily grant yourself super user privileges by typing sudo su Type the following commands: mkdir /var/www/forum.mydomain.com cd /tmp wget https://www.phpbb.com/files/release/phpBB-...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Required and Optional Libraries

Install Required phpBB Libraries Type the following to install the required libraries: apt -y install php7.2-json Install Optional phpBB Libraries Type the following to install the optional libraries: apt -y install php7.2-gd php7.2-xml php-imagick PHP Module Verification Make sure the modules you ...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Configure Database

Configure MariaDB / MySQL In this scenario, a dedicated and general-purpose database server already exists and it will be used to hold the application's database. Connect to the MariaDB/MySQL server using PuTTY. At the login prompt, login with your administrator account ( administrator / myadminpas...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

Server Preparation

Create Ubuntu Web Server Click here for detailed instructions on setting up a production-quality Ubuntu Server . Once you have the base operating system installed, proceed to follow these instructions to install Apache web server . When it talks about setting up your web root, be sure to substitute...
by LHammonds
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 6
Views: 1985

How to install and Configure phpBB on Ubuntu 18.04

------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------- Overview phpBB is a free PHP-based bulletin board forum software. This documentation will describe the steps to manually install the software onto a dedicated web server and tie it into a separate dedicated database server which is typical of a productio...
by LHammonds
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install KVM on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Replies: 0
Views: 650

How to install KVM on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

------------- WORK-IN-PROGRESS ------------- WARNING - I have used VMware ESXi for years for all my hypervisor needs and as such, KVM as a replacement will be new to me and this is my "learning area" as I go. Greetings and salutations, I hope this thread will be helpful to those who follow in my fo...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Player List Script for Web Page

Player List Script for Web Page This bash script will update a web page for each instance to show all known players. The web page(s) should be pulled into your main web page via an include statment because the script re-creates the page each time. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Shutdown Script

Shutdown Script This bash script will notify online players of a pending shutdown and then proceed to shutdown each instance. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-shutdown.sh sudo chown root:root /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-shutdown.sh sudo chmod 700 /var/scripts/prod/sd...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Backup Script

Backup Script This bash script will create a full backup of your maps and notify players in-game when the backup starts and finishes. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-backup.sh sudo chown root:root /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-backup.sh sudo chmod 700 /var/scripts/pro...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

World Size Script for Web Page

World Size Script for Web Page This bash script will update a web page to show the current world size for each instance you have. The web page should be pulled into your main web page via an include statment because the script re-creates the page each time. Create the file to hold the script: sudo ...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Day Count Script for Web Page

Day Count Script for Web Page This bash script will update a web page to show the current day counts for each instance you have. The web page should be pulled into your main web page via an include statment because the script re-creates the page each time. Create the file to hold the script: sudo t...
by LHammonds
Tue Nov 26, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Horde Notification Script

Horde Notification Script This bash script will send out a notification to online players once per day in the morning as to when horde night will be arriving. Create the file to hold the script: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-horde-notify.sh sudo chown root:root /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-horde-noti...
by LHammonds
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install Nagios Core 4.4.5 on Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 22
Views: 8068

Custom Plugin - Check Uptime

Custom Plugin - Check Uptime /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_uptime.sh #!/bin/bash ############################################# ## Name : check_uptime.sh ## Version : 1.1 ## Date : 2019-11-13 ## Author : LHammonds ## Compatibility : Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS ## Requirements : None ## Optional : ## Par...
by LHammonds
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install 7 Days to Die on Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Restart Script

Restart Script The server instance can shutdown from time to time due to a crash or whatnot. This script is designed to check on the running status of a particular instance and start it if not running. Create the script file and set appropriate permissions: sudo touch /var/scripts/prod/sdtd-crashfi...
by LHammonds
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install qdPM 9.1 on Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 3408

Email Notifications

Email Notifications Once the site is installed, you can enable email notifications by enabling notifications under Configuration->General->Email Options and configure PHP to communicate to the mail server by following this article: Setup Server for Sending Email using sSMTP . If you want the applic...
by LHammonds
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install qdPM 9.1 on Ubuntu Server 18.04
Replies: 5
Views: 3408

Multiple Domains / Sites

Multiple Domains / Sites Let's say you want to have multiple sites (multiple databases) on the same web server and they all use different domain names in their URLs, but each domain points to the same IP address. Example: (use your site's actual values rather than these example values) admin.yourdo...