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Multiple php versions simultaneously on Ubuntu

I want to be able to run multiple php versions on my development box running Ubuntu 12.04. What I want to accomplish is that when I use localhost as domain a default is used (let's say php 5.3.17). ...
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Apache, suexec, PHP, suPHP

While I'm quite comfortable as a Linux user, my Linux Admin-fu is a bit weak. Thus, I'm here looking for guidance with a CentOS server I'm about to build. I need to setup an Apache2 web server for a ...
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Apache mass virtual hosting & suexec & fcgid

I followed Falco's tutorial and everything now works as expected for 2 users (e.g. john and alice) with their relevant directories (/var/www/john and /var/ww/alice). Now, I want to go to the next ...
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How to enable group-writable suexec-capable CGI scripts?

I have been asked to set up a shared webspace on our department webserver that may be accessed by multiple people and which might be running CGI or PHP scripts. The people maintaining the webspace ...
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PHP fopen always fails with permission denied

I am in the process of migrating a couple of Wordpress blogs over to AWS and have run into an issue with file permissions that has successfully foiled me for the last couple of hours. The simplest ...
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Suexec, group-writeable files

I am running an Apache server with Suexec. However, I get an internal server error if I try to execute a CGI script that is group-writeable (if I chmod g-w , the script runs fine) However, I want the ...
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Why restricting Apache users from executing scripts?

When Apache users are allowed to executes bash scripts via PHP - why it's considered dangerous? I understand that the users can traverse the whole file system and even see which additional users are ...
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mod_vhost_alias + suEXEC: auto selecting uid/gid

I'm trying to configure Debian 6.0.4 for massive shared hosting with PHP5. Packages apache2-mpm-worker libapache2-mod-fcgid apache2-suexec are installed. I successfully loaded mod_vhost_alias and ...
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Multiple VHosts with FastCGI and Suexec

I have a Debian virtual machine server which I have full control over, but I have someone who wants to host a single domain on it. This is obviously a security concern, as even if his particular user ...