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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

OpenBSD 7.1 Released!

OpenBSD 7.1 has been released! For those unfamiliar with this OS, OpenBSD was forked from NetBSD in 1995.  In the BSD landscape, FreeBSD is the 800 pound gorilla, and OpenBSD is more of a niche OS foc...

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OpenBSD 7.1 Released!

OpenBSD 7.0 Released

The OpenBSD project announced the release of OpenBSD 7.0 today. This is the 51st release of the operating system. Major new features in this release include: Support for a new riscv64 platform, which...

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OpenBSD 7.0 Released

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, F...

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LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

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

Puffy vs. Penguin: Getting Started With OpenBSD

In this tutorial, we're going to get up and running with OpenBSD on a KVM VPS. What is OpenBSD OpenBSD is one of the three primary BSD-based operating systems. While FreeBSD focuses on x86 architectur...

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Puffy vs. Penguin: Getting Started With OpenBSD

Top Ten Things That Should Be In Your Dot Files

"Dot files" are Unix configuration files that live in your home directory.  They're often used to store user-specific choices and preferences.  For example: .bash_profile is executed whenever you logi...

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Top Ten Things That Should Be In Your Dot Files

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

ArmorShark - $24/year 512MB and $48/year 1GB Openstack-based KVM VPS Phoenix, Arizona

Richard, from ArmorShark, has got this exclusive offer for LowEndBox readers. Contrary to last times, this offer is located in Phoenix, Arizona, where Richard has deployed ArmorShark's Openstack-based...

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ArmorShark - $24/year 512MB and $48/year 1GB Openstack-based KVM VPS Phoenix, Arizona

Hub - $5.97 192MB FreeBSD in Panama City, Panama, Central America

Hub.org have been offering the below plan on their site for sometime. Even though they're a 16 year old company, they are that well known around these parts. If this offer goes down well, Patrick info...

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Hub - $5.97 192MB FreeBSD in Panama City, Panama, Central America

VDS6 - $1.95 128MB FreeBSD IPv6-Only VPS in Germany

Igor from VDS6 emailed me an interesting offer today. It's FreeBSD -- it uses BSD jail rather than hardware virtualization to get FreeBSD 8.2 running on amd64 platform. It's also IPv6 only, although t...

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VDS6 - $1.95 128MB FreeBSD IPv6-Only VPS in Germany

SSD Nodes - $6.99 128MB Xen VPS in Dallas

Matt from SSD Nodes has updated me with their special offer for the LowEndBox readers. They were first listed in September, but no coupon code needed this time. Same deal -- $6.99/month but you do get...

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SSD Nodes - $6.99 128MB Xen VPS in Dallas

NQHost - $6.95 128MB Unmetered Xen VPS in Russia

In Soviet Russia, servers virtualize you! However if you fancy one of low end VPS there, NQHost might have a solution for you. They have now extended their low cost VPS offerings to Moscow, Russia (an...

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NQHost - $6.95 128MB Unmetered Xen VPS in Russia

AmeriNOC - $6.75 256MB Xen HVM VPS in San Diego

Mike from AmeriNOC emailed me their special coupon code to get 25% off recurring discount on their unmanaged Xen VPS range. 25OFF256 is the code, and the lowest spec one would be $6.75/month after the...

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AmeriNOC - $6.75 256MB Xen HVM VPS in San Diego

TheHostHouse - £4.06 512MB Xen HVM VPS in UK

Jonathan from TheHostHouse has sent me some updates with their previous KVM offers + new coupon code for their Xen HVM deals. First of all, their £2.97/month (~USD$4.88) 256MB KVM plans are still arou...

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TheHostHouse - £4.06 512MB Xen HVM VPS in UK

CheapVPS - £4 256MB KVM VPS in UK

Vladimir @ CheapVPS has just informed me their LowEndBox KVM Special. Price? £4/month (~USD$6.56). Only 25 are available, and here's the deal: 256MB memory/256MB swap 10GB storage 500GB/month data tra...

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CheapVPS - £4 256MB KVM VPS in UK

xenSmart - £3.50 128MB Xen HVM VPS in UK

Chris from xenSmart emailed me that they have recently launched a new Xen HVM promotion, almost a year since they launched HVM-based products (also seen on WHT). Use promo code HVM30 to get 30% off on...

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xenSmart - £3.50 128MB Xen HVM VPS in UK

Hostigation - $6 256MB KVM VPS in Rock Hill

One of the biggest feature in SolusVM 1.3+ is the Linux-KVM support, and I am sort of expecting to see more and more providers diving into the it and bringing in cheap KVM-based virtual servers. Tim f...

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Hostigation - $6 256MB KVM VPS in Rock Hill

Encept - $6.50 128MB FreeBSD/Xen VPS in Ashburn

Justin, the founder and admin of Encept wrote in to offer some special promotion for LowEndBox readers. Use this sign up link to purchase the following Xen VPS package for $6.50/month: 128MB memory 10...

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Encept - $6.50 128MB FreeBSD/Xen VPS in Ashburn

Cohoster - $6.40 128MB VMWare VPS in Netherlands

Update July 2010: Web server is not connecting since 21 June. IP is still resolving, but otherwise looks very dead. FAIL. Via this WHT offer. Cohoster is a Netherlands based company, whose domain was...

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Cohoster - $6.40 128MB VMWare VPS in Netherlands

CS-Squad - $3 OpenVZ VPS with 32MB Memory

Saw some very low end virtual servers from CS Squad Hosting. Here is their Mini VPS page with a few strictly unmanaged virtual server hosting plans. OpenVZ Mini 32MB guaranteed/128MB burstable memory...

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CS-Squad - $3 OpenVZ VPS with 32MB Memory

Elite Data Hosting - $5 160MB Xen VPS in LA

Updated February 2011: It seems Elite Data Hosting has also bite the dust this month. Website has been resolved to parked domain since 15 Feb. FAIL. Via this WHT offer. Elite Data Hosting, a Texas bas...

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Elite Data Hosting - $5 160MB Xen VPS in LA

BSDShellz - $5 Linux/FreeBSD VPS with 64MB

UPDATE: Domain still registered but IP does not resolve. FAIL. Got tired and sick of the fat penguin that pretends to be Unix? How about some real Unix like, hmm, FreeBSD? BSDshellz has some cheap Fre...

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BSDShellz - $5 Linux/FreeBSD VPS with 64MB

Mini VDS - $5.99 64MB Linux or FreeBSD

Update Nov 2009: MiniVDS.com appears to have expired on 21 Nov 2009. Their service could have been dead before the domain expiry, but it looks pretty dead now. As of Nov 25, it is now redirecting to J...

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Mini VDS - $5.99 64MB Linux or FreeBSD

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