Webuzo – For the Ubuntu Addicts

Webuzo UbuntuFast, secure and stylishly simple, the Ubuntu operating system is used by 20 million people worldwide every day. Managing Domains , FTP Accounts , Databases, DNS Records, MX Records, Email, etc is now simpler on Ubuntu with Webuzo.

You heard it right !!! Webuzo can now be installed and runs as smooth as butter on Ubuntu as well. Ubuntu lovers can now stick around to their distro and deploy Webuzo with ease.

3 Simple Steps to install Webuzo on Ubuntu:

1) wget -N http://files.webuzo.com/install.sh

2) chmod 0755 install.sh

3) ./install.sh

Enjoy the benefit of installing popular scripts like WordPress, Joomla, Magento, PrestaShop, etc. and over 310+ scripts by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel and deploy your site within minutes on your server.

Install / Remove a wide range of System Applications like Apache, Nginx, multiple PHP versions, MySQL, MongoDB,etc by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel which simplifies deployment of system apps to a greater extent from installation to configuration to starting up the services.

Deploy stacks like LAMP, LEMP and LLMP by a click from within the Webuzo Enduser Panel.
Java lovers can install Jetty, Apache Tomcat 6 / 7, TomEE, Virgo, GlassFish and Java Tools like Ant, Groovy, Clojure, Derby, Maven, Jruby, Elasticsearch, etc all by a click of a button.

We are striving to improve the Webuzo Control Panel more and more for the CentOS and Ubuntu lovers alike. Suggestions and Feedback are most welcome.

It’s just made easy for the developers and users taking a step towards simplifying their tasks of deploying thy favorite system applications to the Ubuntu Platform.

Support : https://www.softaculous.com/support/open.php?

Webuzo AMIs in the AWS Market Place

AWS MarketPlaceNow you can launch a AWS EC2 instance of your favorite app by a click from the AWS Marketplace. Webuzo is glad to list PrestaShop and Moodle AMIs in the AWS marketplace thus simplifying the instance launching process and deploying favorite applications easily by a click of a button.

AWS Marketplace is an online store that helps customers find, buy, and immediately start using the software and services that run in the EC2 cloud.

Currently the Prestashop and Moodle AMIs are listed in the AWS Marketplace.

Quick Info

1) PrestaShop – Webuzo Application Manager

Webuzo PrestaShop Stack is pre-bundled with all the dependencies and requirements like Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc. PrestaShop e-Commerce Solution was built to take advantage of essential Web 2.0 innovations such as dynamic AJAX-powered features and next-generation ergonomy. PrestaShop guides users through your product catalog intelligently and effortlessly, turning intrigued visitors into paying customers.

Ready to Launch the PrestaShop AMI ?? AWS Launch

2) Moodle – Webuzo Application Manager

Webuzo Moodle Stack is pre-bundled with all the dependencies and requirements like Apache, MySQL, PHP, etc. Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.

Ready to Launch the Moodle AMI ?? AWS Launch

Webuzo will be adding many more AMIs of popular scripts in the days to come. AMIs Script suggestions can be sent at sales [@] webuzo.com

For issues related to the AMIs, open a support ticket with the Support Team

Grails makes it’s way to the Webuzo System Applications Library

Webuzo GrailsGrails is an Open Source, full stack, web application framework for the JVM. It takes advantage of the Groovy programming language and convention over configuration to provide a productive and stream-lined development experience.

Webuzo is glad to announce the availability of Grails in the Webuzo System Apps Library.
Now you can install Grails by just-a-click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel under the Apps Category.

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Webuzo deploy Grails with all of it’s required dependencies like Java. Further you can also install Groovy as well by a click from the Webuzo End User Panel and built a powerful Java application with the Groovy + Grails Framework.

Webuzo manages ratings, reviews and demo of the Webuzo Grails Application to better know and choose to deploy the framework.

Source : http://grails.org/

Upgrade from Webuzo 2.0.6 to the New Architecture

Here comes a Good News for the Webuzo users still running Webuzo 2.0.6 to enjoy the benefit of installing a wide variety of system applications like Nginx, Lighttpd, Multiple versions of PHP, switch among webservers, CSF Firewall, etc. by a click of a button from the Webuzo Enduser Panel.

The wait for the Webuzo 2.0.6 users to upgrade to the latest version of Webuzo i.e Webuzo 2.1.0 onwards has now come to an end.

This article will give a quick step-wise procedure to upgrade from Webuzo 2.0.6 to the Webuzo 2.1.0 onwards.

Important Note
1) Running the Upgrade Tool on Webuzo version other than Webuzo 2.0.6 can cause the server to crash.

2) It is strongly recommended that a backup of the entire machine is taken. (VPS Backup, etc)

3) Also, take a backup of configuration changes if any (e.g Apache Conf, PHP Conf, MySQL conf).

4) Webuzo Upgrade Tool cleans up the older AMP(Apache/MySQL/PHP) Stack and sets up the latest Webuzo AMP Stack.

Requirements
1) Current Webuzo Version should be 2.0.6.
If it is lower than Webuzo 2.0.6 , kindly upgrade to the latest version of it’s branch i.e Webuzo 2.0.6

2) Root privileges required.

Getting Started
1) Upload the contents of the Webuzo 2.0.6 upgrade.zip to the server which includes the files upgrade.sh and wupgrade.inc

2) Execute the following commands from the terminal:

chmod 0755 upgrade.sh

./upgrade.sh

The upgrade process will begin immediately. It may seem that the upgrade process has stopped, if your network speed is slow,
but please let it continue.

Note : A log file of the installation process will be created – /root/webuzo-upgrade.log

3) On Success, restart the Webuzo Service as follows to avoid any Startup failures.

service webuzo restart

Additional Steps
If Tomcat (Java) is installed through Webuzo the following guide will assist you to migrate to the latest Apache Tomcat deployment.

Guide : Apache Tomcat Deployment

Verify Upgrade
1) Check for the Service from the Webuzo Enduser Panel >> Services Menu. Guide

2) It is recommended that the services are restarted either from the Panel itself or from the terminal.

That’s it !!! Enjoy the new Webuzo

Support
Open a Support Ticket with the server details if you face any issue.

Webuzo System Applications Updated

PHP 5.4.22 Update
PHP 5.4PHP 5.4 is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. If you are new to PHP and want to get some idea of how it works, try the introductory tutorial. After that, check out the online manual. Ever wondered how popular PHP is? See the Netcraft Survey.

Nginx 1.4.4 Security Update
NginxNginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. For a long time, it has been running on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Yandex, Mail.Ru, VKontakte, and Rambler. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 12.81% busiest sites in February 2013. Here are some of the success stories: Netflix, WordPress.com, FastMail.FM.

PHP 5.5.6 Update
PHP 5.5PHP 5.5 is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. If you are new to PHP and want to get some idea of how it works, try the introductory tutorial. After that, check out the online manual. Ever wondered how popular PHP is? See the Netcraft Survey.

Node.js v0.10.22 Update
Node.jsNode.js is a platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.

Apache 2.2.26 Update
ApacheApache Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.