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How to Set Up Plex Media Server on Your Cheap VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 28, 2020 @ 1:24 am, by Jon Biloh

With a huge portion of the world’s population told to stay home, many people are looking for ways to fill the time. Setting up a home media server might be a great idea and help keep you and your loved ones entertained. When it comes to software for home media systems, Plex is by far […]

Free SSL with NGINX and LetsEncrypt on Debian 10

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 26, 2020 @ 3:30 am, by raindog308

Let’s Encrypt is a free https certificate you can install on your cheap VPS for free, browser-validated https.  In this tutorial, we’ll walk through setting up Let’s Encrypt https on an nginx host running on Debian 10. We’ll be installing nginx from scratch but not will not be getting into php-fpm and other extensions in […]

What is a KVM VPS? The advantages and technology explained

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 23, 2020 @ 4:16 am, by Jon Biloh

What is KVM VPS? KVM VPS is an acronym for Kernel-based Virtual Machine. It is a full virtualization solution and has become commonly adopted by hosting providers throughout the majority of the last decade. From a physical host perspective, KVM enables you to run to operating systems such as Windows and Linux. In fact, many […]

How to Install ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , Date/Time: May 17, 2019 @ 9:18 am, by Frank Williams

ISPConfig is arguably the most complete open source server administration control panel in existence. Developed by Till Brehm of projektfarm in 2005, it has stood the test of time and endured as the de facto favorite among serious self-hosters and hosting agencies alike. Not only does ISPConfig offer a full-featured control panel for managing multiple […]

Installing ISPConfig3 on CentOS 7… or Not

Welcome to another LowEndBox tutorial- sort of. What started out as a tutorial for installing ISPConfig 3 on CentOS 7 has taken a drastic turn. Instead of telling you about how you can install ISPConfig 3, we’re going to take a deeper dive into what went into this article and why we’re not writing an […]

Linux Blackhole Tutorial – Adding and Removing A Null Route

In the world of systems administration, having the commands to add or remove a blackhole / nullroute a host or problematic IP address can be very useful. So in this simple, yet useful tutorial, we’ll cover how to exactly go about doing this on nearly any type of Linux OS! How to add a blackhole […]

How​ ​to​ ​fix​ ​a​ ​MySQL​ ​Failed​ ​to​ ​Start​ ​error

Tags: , Date/Time: November 8, 2017 @ 9:40 am, by Matt Zelasko

It’s 2 AM, you’re up late working on your website, and you find that your MySQL database has gone offline. You log into your server to troubleshoot, and the following unpleasant error message appears in your SSH terminal: #​ ​service​ ​mysqld​ ​restart Stopping​ ​mysqld:​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ […]

Wanted: LEB Tutorial Suggestions

Tags: Date/Time: August 1, 2017 @ 4:53 pm, by Matt Zelasko

Hello all! As you may have noticed, we haven’t posted a tutorial in quite some time. As it turns out, finding good help is difficult. The good news is that we’ve found someone and he’s working on some new content that I’m sure some of you will find useful. I also wanted to quick open […]

How to Setup Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , Date/Time: April 14, 2017 @ 3:57 pm, by Frank Williams

What is Apache Virtual Host Apache virtual host helps to run multiple websites on the same server. There are two types of virtual host configuration that apache supports IP-based virtual hosts Name-based virtual hosts IP based virtual host configuration is used to host multiple websites on different IP addresses on the same physical server. This […]

How to Install TeamSpeak 3 on your Ubuntu VPS

Tags: , Date/Time: November 15, 2016 @ 4:56 pm, by Jon Biloh

Today, we will go over the basics of how to install a TeamSpeak 3 server on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Before you install TeamSpeak 3, it is recommended that you check your VPS provider’s terms and conditions just to make sure that your TeamSpeak 3 server doesn’t violate any rules. If you are looking for […]

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