Hosting ASP.NET 5 web application on GNU / Linux

The brand new version ASP.NET 5 (a.k.a ASP.NET vNext) can be developed and hosted on all three major platform - Windows, Linux and MacOS. Getting started with ASP.NET 5 (TODO: Link to be updated with new Post for .NET tools) is not so hard after…

Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nignx and MySQL - Part 3

In continuation of Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nignx and MySQL - Part 2 Finally we arrive at the Ghost part mostly... Install Node.js sudo apt-get update curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_4.x | sudo -E bash - sudo apt-get install -y nodejs sudo apt-get install -y build-essential…

Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nignx and MySQL - Part 2

In continuation of Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nignx and MySQL - Part 1 Now that you have secured your SSH connections, it is time to put up a firewall to secure all inbound network traffic. Configuring UFW Step: Install UFW (Uncomplicated firewall - not complicated at all, promise) sudo apt-get…

Installing Ghost on Ubuntu, Nignx and MySQL - Part 1

I am using DigitalOcean for hosting my Ghost blog. Any instance of hosting in DigitalOcean environment are called Droplets (wonder why?). Mostly setting up a Ghost blog in DigitalOcean environment is pretty much easy. But after few days I realized that the setup is good enough for 'getting up and…