How-To guides and articles I have written on various subjects.
Using LAMP on Hanthana Linux
An article I wrote for Hanthana Linux Wiki on how to install and setup a basic LAMP server. The article is in Sinhala language and is called "හන්තාන ලිනක්ස් මත "ලෑම්ප්" භාවිතය."
Installing Wordpress on Hanthana Linux LAMP Server
A follow up to the above article on how to install Wordpress on the Hanthana Linux LAMP server.
Create self-signed SSL certificate
Authentication part of the SSL communication works on a private-public key based trust system. In other words you have a key that is signed by another key from a 3rd party which rest of the world (or the people who needs to verify you) trust. This signed key is called a certificate.
Install Syslinux and replace GRUB on a running system
This article explains how to replace the existing boot loader (assumed GRUB legacy) on a running system, and install Syslinux on it. Instructions here are tested on a Arch Linux, but should work on any Linux distribution except for the package installation bit.