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HudsonValleyHost – Shared Hosting Special, Windows/Linux KVM & 35% OFF Site Wide!

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: February 25, 2017 @ 8:00 pm, by Matt Zelasko

Hudson Valley Host has sent over a few more specials for the end of February. For this special offer they have a few things to pick from ranging from shared web hosting to full windows/linux based KVM VPS’s. HudsonValleyHost has been featured on LowEndBox since 2010 and is one of our Resident Hosts. They informed us […]

WootHosting – BOGO 2GB OpenVZ VPS for $36/yr and More!

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: January 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm, by Jon Biloh

Jason from WootHosting sent over an exclusive offer for us. They have been offering services since 2007 and are based out of the PhoenixNAP datacenter in Arizona, USA. This offer includes a special BOGO (buy one get one free) offer on their 2GB OpenVZ VPS plan, so for just $36/year you get 2 x 2GB […]

Open Source PowerShell on Linux

Tags: , Date/Time: September 15, 2016 @ 6:52 pm, by SysAdmin

PowerShell is now open source, and available for Linux and Mac. You can download official packages from Microsoft for the 64-bit versions of Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, CentOS 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and Mac OS X 10.11. In this article we will discuss how install and use Powershell on Ubuntu 16.04.

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

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: March 30, 2016 @ 2:39 am, by Jarland Donnell

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 any app? Using Rainbow Stream, you can setup your VPS to view, post or read Twitter messages using the command line […]

How to Configure Ubuntu VPS for Automatic Security Updates

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: February 27, 2016 @ 6:56 pm, by Jarland Donnell

Security risks are discovered each and every day. How can you know that your VPS is protected against the latest threats? One of the best methods of keeping your server safe is to implement automatic updates within Ubuntu. At first glance, this could seem like a difficult task. If you have several virtual private servers […]

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

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: January 25, 2016 @ 4:56 am, by Jarland Donnell

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 you rapidly move virtual private servers from one provider to another.

Implementing Mumble on Your Debian/Ubuntu Low End Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: January 12, 2016 @ 9:55 pm, by Jarland Donnell

Mumble is a high-quality, low-latency voice chat app that was primarily developed for those in the gaming community. If you’ve got a spare low end server, you could consider implementing Mumble to facilitate voice chats with those that you invite to connect to your server. There’s several reason you may want to implement the Mumble […]

How to properly background a process in Linux

Tags: , , , Date/Time: December 21, 2015 @ 12:00 am, by Jarland Donnell

If you’re like me, you find yourself running processes every now and then that don’t have init scripts and simply remain active in your session. One common example of that would be a Minecraft server manually launched via SSH/console. Something you’ve probably run into is that the process is killed once your shell session ends. […]