Tutorials and information on how to install, setup, configure and securing a web front-end for managing your MySQL databases.

PhpMyAdmin is a great easy to use web admin interface for your mysql databases. The one down side is it can be a security threat. Seems like many bots on the internet just go looking for phpmyadmin installed on web servers. Then run automated attacks. 

If you have logwatch installed you may often see many failed attemtps.


In this tutorial we will install Drupal 7 on Ubuntu Server. If you would like steps on how to setup Ubuntu server visit one of the following URLs:

PhpMyAdmin is a web interface to your MySQL databases. It makes managing, creating and configuring your MySQL database a breeze. It is a very common tool and is often installed by default by many web host. In this article we will cover on how to install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Server 10.04 (LTS). You will need to already have the LAMP stack installed for these steps to work and have your MySQL root password handy. If you need help on how to install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) please visit the following article:

For security reasons I recommend restricting access to phpmyadmin from a specific internal IP address.

sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin


Whether you are a small contractor, an employee of a large company or just want to stay on top of your tasks and projects, Collabtive has a lot to offer. Collabtive is a great open-source tool that allows you to assign task and projects to individuals with completion dates. This can be used to keep track of your own personal projects, share responsibilities with a group or just use it to track time.

Collabtive is an easy to use web-based application that can be configured to allow you access it from anywhere with web access.

In this example we are going to install Collabtive, MySQL, Apache and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Server 10.04 (LTS). Let's get started!



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