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Upgrading Ubuntu Server LTS from 16.04 to 18.04

13 May 2018

Ubuntu 18.04, aka Bionic Beaver, was released on 26 April 2018. In this post, I will try to explain how do I upgrade my Ubuntu server. I will also inform you about how I overcome the obstacles related python hosting.

How I do backup my server using Dropbox headless

28 February 2018

I have experienced a disaster on my web server a few days ago. While trying to remove one of my dev databases, I have removed the production database accidentally. I was extremely lucky because I duplicated production database to the local one to test a python script and I have all my web app’s content in the GIT history which you shouldn’t. Because it is not the best practice to put web app’s content to the VCS.

How to block search engines in the nginx

19 February 2018

If you have three layered development structure (local dev, remote staging, remote production) like me, you want to search engines index your staging server. It is easy to prevent search engines from indexing your nginx web server.

add_header  X-Robots-Tag "noindex, nofollow, nosnippet, noarchive";