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OpenSSH Suffered a "Near Miss" But is Now Post-Quantum

According to the change log, OpenSSH 9.0 suffered a "near miss" - a potential vulnerability that was found and fixed before anyone could attempt to exploit it: "Near miss in sshd(8): fix an integer overflow in the user authentication path that, in conjunction with other logic errors, could have yielded unauthenticated access under difficult to exploit conditions.  This situation is not exploitable because of independent c...

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OpenSSH Suffered a

FREE Root Shells on Linux Servers Thanks to polkitd Vulnerability

A new vulnerability that affects many Linux systems has been revealed: Pwnkit. This attack uses a vulnerability in polkitd to allow any user to escalate his privileges to root.  There are patches for...

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FREE Root Shells on Linux Servers Thanks to polkitd Vulnerability

Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy announced Tuesday that he was stepping down from the AlmaLinux OS Foundation Board.  While he cited multiple reasons, he highlighted the main cause as his desire to empha...

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Igor Seletskiy Steps Down from AlmaLinux Foundation Board

CloudLinux Announces Support for CentOS 8 Through 2025

When IBM announced that they were changing CentOS and introducing "CentOS Stream," one minor detail was a sharply curtailed lifespan for CentOS 8, the final "Classic" version.  IBM has announced that...

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CloudLinux Announces Support for CentOS 8 Through 2025

LowEndBoxTV Weekend Update for July 10, 2021

Another cheap VPS offer for $1/month, great dedicated server offers, tutorials, interviews, and a DDOS attack on LowEndTalk.com. It's all covered in this week's LowEndBoxTV Weekend Update! https://www...

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LowEndBoxTV Weekend Update for July 10, 2021

How to use CPULimit on CentOS 7

This article was contributed by Dustin Cisneros at RackNerd, a web hosting and infrastructure as a service provider which was recently voted #1 by the LowEndTalk community! If you are looking for a Li...

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How to use CPULimit on CentOS 7

Meme Monday: We're IBM

  We covered the recent jarring changes with the CentOS Project. You might also enjoy Our article on rpm-land alternatives A poll we did on your CentOS plans (results) Our interview with Igor Sel...

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Meme Monday: We're IBM

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

CentOS, RIP...long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail...it isn't pretty!  You could answer the question in o...

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LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

A Group of Friends Making One of the World's Most Popular Panels: Interview with DirectAdmin's Co-Owner, Martynas Bendorius

Our interview series has featured some of the true titans of the hosting industry.  We're very excited to interview Martynas Bendorius, one of the owners of DirectAdmin.  As one of the most popular an...

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A Group of Friends Making One of the World's Most Popular Panels: Interview with DirectAdmin's Co-Owner, Martynas Bendorius

Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Recently, we asked you which obscure linux distro you regularly used.  After all, someone has to use some of the 1,000 Linux distros in existence. Some of the interesting comments: I use TinyCore Linu...

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Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Most folks use Debian, Ubuntu, or CentOS, with the occasional pro using RedHat or the hipster using Arch.  But there are over 1,000 Linux distros!  Not all are suitable for running on a VPS of course,...

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Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Community News: AlmaLinux OS Now Available on RackNerd's Platform!

To continue LowEndBox’s new “interesting news” series, we recently received a new submission from Dustin B. Cisneros over at RackNerd to let everybody know that AlmaLinux is now officially available a...

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Community News: AlmaLinux OS Now Available on RackNerd's Platform!

Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

We recently asked you what your plans were regarding CentOS.  As you may have read, CentOS is changing and we were curious how the community was going to react. The results are in!  With 270 votes, he...

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Poll Results: What are Your CentOS Plans?

Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

As we reported last December, CentOS is changing.  Instead of being downstream of RHEL (and seeking to be a free RHEL clone), it is now moving upstream of RHEL and will be a development playground for...

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Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

Interview with Igor Seletskiy, CEO of CloudLinux on Project Lenix, CentOS Changes, and Much More!

Recently, CentOS dropped the bombshell news that they would be moving upstream from RHEL, which radically changes the Linux distribution landscape.  Various companies and organizations announced they...

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Interview with Igor Seletskiy, CEO of CloudLinux on Project Lenix, CentOS Changes, and Much More!

CentOS, RIP...Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

The CentOS project recently announced that CentOS is radically changing. Does this mean the end of the road for CentOS as we know it? RIP CentOS perhaps? Let's talk about what's new with this Linux di...

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CentOS, RIP...Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

Serveria - Cloud VPS Hosting, Dedicated servers and more! Offers starting at $1.99/mo!

Serveria has contacted us with a lot of offers recently! Cloud VPS Hosting, Dedicated servers and more! And they are offering a few free things with these offers: free setup and free Windows licenses....

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Serveria - Cloud VPS Hosting, Dedicated servers and more! Offers starting at $1.99/mo!

Package Management Walkthrough: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

In this tutorial, we will give you an overview of package management utilities on Ubuntu and Debian, Centos, Fedora, and FreeBSD. Once you install, say, Apache and Nginx, PHP, a MySQL database, all th...

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Package Management Walkthrough: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

How to Edit Files From Your Linux VPS Terminal

There is a constant need to read, edit and change text files on any VPS, mostly after the installation of new packages. Learning, practicing and gaining proficiency with command line text editors can...

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How to Edit Files From Your Linux VPS Terminal

How To Set Up Cron On Your VPS

In this tutorial, we will see how to set up repetitive tasks on your VPS. You may want to automate system maintenance or administration so that you download email every day, download weekly new songs...

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How To Set Up Cron On Your VPS

How To Create a DNS Server On CentOS 7

The DNS or Domain Name System is the distributed database that allows zone records, such as IP addresses, to be associated with domain names. When a computer, such as your laptop or phone, needs to co...

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How To Create a DNS Server On CentOS 7

How to Set Up a Minecraft Server on Your VPS

This tutorial will show you how to set up and configure your own Minecraft server on a VPS. We will be installing SpigotMC, a highly optimized Minecraft server, written in Java, with integrated suppor...

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How to Set Up a Minecraft Server on Your VPS

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...

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Linux Blackhole Tutorial - Adding and Removing A Null Route

WelcomeHosting - KVM VPS's in Los Angeles - 6GB KVM VPS for just $9/mo & more!

It’s been a while since we heard from Brian at WelcomeHosting, however, they recently contacted us with some exclusive offers to share with the community this holiday season. They are offering KVM VPS...

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WelcomeHosting - KVM VPS's in Los Angeles - 6GB KVM VPS for just $9/mo & more!

How​ ​to​ ​Quickly​ ​Bind​ ​an​ ​IP​ ​Range​ ​to​ ​your​ ​CentOS​ ​Server

In this short, yet informative tutorial, we will be showing you how you can quickly bind a range of IPv4 addresses to your CentOS server. This also works with any RedHat based system, including Fedora...

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How​ ​to​ ​Quickly​ ​Bind​ ​an​ ​IP​ ​Range​ ​to​ ​your​ ​CentOS​ ​Server

Rainbow Stream – Use Twitter From the Command Line on your VPS

Twitter's versatile platform makes it easy for people to stay up to date on the latest information and news. Did you know that Twitter's API can be rapidly configured to integrate directly into almost...

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Rainbow Stream – Use Twitter From the Command Line on your VPS

How to Migrate a Hosted Server in 5 Easy Steps with Rsync

In order to migrate the files on a VPS box from one provider to another, one of the best solutions for the job is to use a tool called Rsync. Let’s take a closer look at Rsync and see how it can help...

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How to Migrate a Hosted Server in 5 Easy Steps with Rsync

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