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Puffy vs. Penguin: Getting Started With OpenBSD

Tags: , , , Date/Time: March 2, 2021 @ 5:24 am, by raindog308

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 architectures and NetBSD focuses on supporting as many architectures as possible, OpenBSD focuses on security and correctness. Many popular programs have […]

Top Ten Things That Should Be In Your Dot Files

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 13, 2020 @ 6:49 am, by raindog308

“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 login via ssh (or any other method).  It is typically used to control your Unix shell experience. .vimrc contains customizations for the Vim editor, while .emacs contains […]

Package Management Walkthrough: apt, yum, dnf, pkg

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: June 29, 2019 @ 9:22 am, by Dusko Savic

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 these systems start behaving similarly. The main difference is located in the tools for package management and that is how most newcomers […]

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

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 19, 2014 @ 1:00 am, by Maarten Kossen

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 infrastructure! He says he is one of the first deploying this infrastructure within LEB pricing. ArmorShark LLC have been featured on LowEndBox several times before. ArmorShark are […]

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

Tags: , , Date/Time: September 30, 2013 @ 5:40 pm, by Liam

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 informs us that they will look into an exclusive LEB deal for us. You will only be charged $1 for […]

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

Tags: , , Date/Time: December 10, 2011 @ 1:17 pm, by LowEndAdmin

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 the website itself does exist on IPv4 so you can still browse and make purchase on the v4 network. Their low end […]

SSD Nodes – $6.99 128MB Xen VPS in Dallas

Tags: , , , Date/Time: November 13, 2011 @ 12:22 pm, by LowEndAdmin

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 double the monthly data this time. Direct sign up link here, and this is what you will get: 128MB […]

NQHost – $6.95 128MB Unmetered Xen VPS in Russia

Tags: , , , Date/Time: September 8, 2011 @ 11:09 pm, by LowEndAdmin

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 (and also in Saxony, Germany and Dallas, United States). Test IP: The price stays the same at $6.95/month. You […]

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

Tags: , , , Date/Time: September 6, 2011 @ 8:00 am, by LowEndAdmin

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 discount. Here is the sign up link, and it has 256MB memory 25GB storage (Hybrid HDD in RAID10) 2TB/month data […]

TheHostHouse – £4.06 512MB Xen HVM VPS in UK

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 1, 2011 @ 3:08 pm, by LowEndAdmin

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 around. Use promo code KVMRECUR to get 40% off recurring discount to get that price. Here is what you will get: 256MB […]

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