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Updating A Free Udemy Bootstrap Course On Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 27, 2022 @ 7:00 am, by Not_Oles

Low End Box recently published A Beginner’s Quick Glance At Two Of Udemy’s Free Courses! The second of the two Udemy courses discussed in that post was Create a Members Only Blog using PHP, MySQL, & AJAX The previous post mentioned the Udemy Members Only Blog course’s prerequisite to have a LAMP stack installed. Many […]

Using Free Dynamic DNS with afraid.org

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 26, 2022 @ 1:00 pm, by raindog308

Sometimes when I’m on the road, I want to connect to something at home.  To do that, I need to know my home IP, which changes periodically.  There are a couple ways I could accomplish this, but the method I use is to setup free dynamic DNS via afraid.org To do this, you need to […]

BackBlaze B2 with rclone for Effortless Cheap Cloud Backups!

I’ve been a fan of BackBlaze’s B2 cloud storage service for a long time.  The pricing is great and very straightforward: $.005 per GB per month, and $.01 per GB to download. I use B2 for my cloud backups.  I’m not thrilled about the $.01/GB download but such downloads are rare, and if I did […]

How To Use YABS To Check Your New VPS Or Dedicated Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 17, 2022 @ 1:24 pm, by Not_Oles

Enjoy this YABS workout from Tom!  Sorry, couldn’t resist the pun.  I should have.  –raindog308 Benching With Yabs Hello again from sunny Sonora! Recently I wrote about How To Begin On Your New VPS Or Dedicated Server. That post covered the initial operating system update on a new server plus also hardening ssh access. Here, […]

How To Begin On Your New VPS Or Dedicated Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 16, 2022 @ 5:05 pm, by Not_Oles

Introduction Hello from sunny Sonora! This morning I was delighted to receive an email from Hetzner telling me that my new AX41-NVMe server was provisioned with Debian and ready to go! This post discusses the first steps I took on the new server. These steps should be the same on VPSes as on dedicated servers. […]

A Beginner’s Quick Glance At Two Of Udemy’s Free Courses!

Tags: , , Date/Time: June 14, 2022 @ 4:54 pm, by Not_Oles

Udemy recently has been featured both here on Low End Box and on Low End Talk. Also, on September 20, 2021, Low End Box previously featured Low End Talk’s Udemy thread. Low End Talk’s Udemy thread has been around for awhile. The thread was started on September 12, 2021 and now has 36 pages, 15.8K […]

Fix Gmail Deliverability Problems Inexpensively With Migadu!

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 11, 2022 @ 11:49 am, by Not_Oles

Remember when you could just fire off an email and be sure it’d arrive?  Me, neither, it’s been so long.  Email deliverability is a real hassle here in the 21st century…thanks for this look at one solution, Tom!  -raindog308 The last time I wrote about email was two months ago, in Setting Up an Email […]

Four Step VPS Webserver: Debian, Apache, Certbot, And Let’s Encrypt!

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 10, 2022 @ 1:52 pm, by Not_Oles

For some reason, I can never remember these certbot commands.  Bookmarked!  –raindog308 Introduction Debian, Apache, Certbot, and Let’s Encrypt are frequently used for websites. A problem for beginners, though, is that it’s hard to find simple, clear instructions about how to do the setup. The much needed, simple recipe is given here. In just a […]

Faster, Easier Proxmox Install On A Hetzner Dedicated Server!

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 7, 2022 @ 1:14 pm, by Not_Oles

Last night, in a moment of sudden Low End Inspiration, I grabbed a Hetzner Auction Server! It’s been awhile since I had a server at Hetzner. I wanted something for a few new projects. I haven’t decided what operating system will be used on the new server. Perhaps OpenBSD. So, for extra Low End fun […]

You’ve Procrastinated Handle Your Gmail Legacy and Now It’s June. Here’s a Painless 15-Second Step-by-Step to Get on With Life

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm, by raindog308

When Gmail got going, they allowed people to setup email with custom domains, so naturally all of you did. Then they took that feature away and said if you want that, you have to pay, but legacy accounts were grandfathered.  For a while, there was a lively market of people selling Gmail domains that were […]

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