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OpenSSH Suffered a “Near Miss” But is Now Post-Quantum

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 23, 2022 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

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 […]

OpenBSD 7.1 Released!

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 21, 2022 @ 12:51 pm, by raindog308

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 focused on security and correctness.  The project has released a ton of innovative projects, many of which have gone […]

OpenBSD 7.0 Released

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 14, 2021 @ 5:35 pm, by raindog308

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 is used by some boards such as the SiFive HighFive and PolarFire Icicle. Continued support for Apple Silicon, though not to a […]

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 […]

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 Kaylee Westover

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 […]

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