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How to Update Intel Microcode on Debian 11 Bullseye

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: October 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Not long ago I noticed this message when booting one of my home systems: “TSC_DEADLINE disabled due to Errata; please update microcode to version: 0x22 (or later)” I wasn’t having any issues with the system, but this sounded like something I should correct.  But doing a microcode upgrade sounded risky – couldn’t brick my CPU?  […]

Debian 11 “Bullseye” Released Today!

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 14, 2021 @ 6:45 pm, by raindog308

Debian 11, code-named Bullseye, was released today.  If it’s not already available on your favorite VM provider’s panel, I suggest you own a thread on LowEndTalk and complain bitterly. Major new features include: 5.x Linux kernel (5.10 to be specific) Updates to major packages and subsystems including GUI desktops (GNOME, Xfce, etc.) and desktop suites […]

How to Install DirectAdmin on Debian 10

Tags: , , Date/Time: June 16, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

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 Linux VPS, Ryzen VPS, Windows VPS, or shared and reseller hosting services, be sure to take a look at RackNerd’s latest special […]

How to Find Files in Linux

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 15, 2021 @ 7:09 am, by raindog308

There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing that a file exists on your system but not knowing where it is. It’s like losing your car keys or misplacing your phone. Sometimes you’ll have contextual clues – for example, system configuration files are usually in /etc. But even there, you’ve got 253 directories and subdirectories and over […]

LowEndBoxTV: Create Your Own Self-Hosted Disposable Webmail with Inbucket

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 1, 2021 @ 9:14 pm, by raindog308

Services like Mailinator allow anyone to setup disposable webmail accounts for easy filtering of disposable emails. If you are hesitant to give your email to web sites or organizations because you know they’re going to sign you up for mailing lists, this approach allows you an unlimited number of instantly-generated emails to preserve your sanity. […]

LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

Which Linux distros and operating systems we use on our cheap VPSes are Legend, which are Hipster Only, and which are Get Outta Here? We sort Alma, Alpine, Arch, CentOS (classic and stream), Debian, Fedora, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, Oracle Linux, OpenBSD, Red Flag Linux, RedHat, Slackware, SuSE, and Ubuntu into categories. Is it scientific?  No. […]

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

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 28, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

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 and respected hosting panels, DirectAdmin has been in the game for 20 years, which is like multiple lifetimes in the software or […]

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 Linux, is the only linux distro that I can understand, and gives me a full control of what and how everything works, […]

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

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

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, and some are quite specialized. But the question we’re throwing out to community is: Which obscure Linux distro do […]

Vulnerability in Debian 10 SolusVM Templates – You Need to Take Action

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 3, 2021 @ 4:51 pm, by raindog308

SolusVM is a popular virtualization management solution used by many VPS providers.  It’s a familiar control panel for end users, who use it to setup their VPSes.  Most providers offer templates, which are pre-configured Linux systems based on the most common distros – CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, Arch, etc. These templates are provided by SolusVM.  Unfortunately, […]

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