Ghost Setup

August 3, 2020 Ghost Setup # Login via SSH ssh [email protected]_server_ip # Create a new user and follow prompts adduser <user> # Add user to superuser group to unlock admin privileges usermod -aG sudo <user> # Then log in as the new user su - <user> # Update package lists sudo apt-get update # Update installed packages sudo apt-get upgrade # Install NGINX sudo apt-get install nginx sudo ufw allow 'Nginx Full' # Install MySQL sudo apt-get install mysql-server # To set a password, run sudo mysql # Now update your user with this password # Replace 'password' with your password, but keep the quote marks! ALTER USER 'root'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED WITH mysql_native_password BY 'password'; # Then exit MySQL quit # and login to your Ubuntu user again su - <user> # Add the NodeSource APT repository for Node 12 curl -sL | sudo -E bash # Install Node.js sudo apt-get install -y nodejs sudo npm install [email protected] -g # We'll name ours 'ghost' in this example; you can use whatever you want sudo mkdir -p /var/www/ghost # Replace <user> with the name of your user who will own this directory sudo chown <user>:<user> /var/www/ghost # Set the correct permissions sudo chmod 775 /var/www/ghost # Then navigate into it cd /var/www/ghost ghost install

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