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Not long ago we ran a piece on why you might want a VPN and why you might want a VPN service (see: Need a Cheap VPN? What Kind? From Who? Let’s Sort It!). And we’ve posted a bit about some of the leading VPN companies: ExpressVPN: They have 3,000+ servers in 160 locations in […]

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Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: September 15, 2021 @ 6:01 pm, by Kaylee Westover

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How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Debian 8, 9, and 10

Tags: Date/Time: April 13, 2020 @ 9:34 am, by Kaylee Westover

In this tutorial, we will start with an empty VPS with a freshly installed Debian 9 and will end up with three different sites sharing the same IP address, hosted on the same machine. Apache web server analyzes HTTP request headers and appropriately connects it to the directory structure inside the VPS. The technical term […]

How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: Date/Time: March 10, 2020 @ 3:33 pm, by Kaylee Westover

With this tutorial, we assume that you have already read article “How to Set Up a Node.js Application On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS”. It explains how to install a Hello World type of node.js application and how to run it locally. Nginx is a fast and versatile web server which can be configured to serve as […]

How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on a Debian 9 VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 19, 2019 @ 4:13 pm, by Kaylee Westover

In this tutorial, we will create a simple Node.js application and put it into a production ready environment on Debian 9, “Stretch”. To make the app accessible from your browser, we’ll use Nginx as a reverse proxy. Nginx is a fast and versatile web server, and can also be used as a Load Balancer. To […]

How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 7

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: August 15, 2019 @ 2:38 pm, by Kaylee Westover

In this tutorial, we will start with an empty VPS with a freshly installed CentOS 7 and will end up with three different sites sharing the same IP address, hosted on the same machine. Apache web server analyzes HTTP request headers and appropriately connects it to the directory structure inside the VPS. The technical term […]

How to install Webmin on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: July 23, 2019 @ 8:49 am, by Kaylee Westover

This How To is designed to help you install Webmin on your fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver and then walk you through some basic functionality like creating a website and adding users.   Webmin is used to provide a web based interface for administration of your Ubuntu server rather than having to perform […]

LEMP Stack Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 18, 2019 @ 12:09 pm, by Kaylee Westover

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation of the word […]

LEMP Stack Installation on Debian 9

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 13, 2019 @ 12:56 pm, by Kaylee Westover

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox, running Debian 9. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation […]

How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 9, 2019 @ 2:35 pm, by Kaylee Westover

In this tutorial, we shall start with an empty VPS screen of a freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 and will finish up with three different sites sharing the same IP address. Apache web server analyzes input from the browser and connects it to the directory structure inside VPS. The technical term for “sites” inside VPS boxes […]

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