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ArticHost has Some Professional-Grade VPSes at Great Prices! (Chicago Windows of Linux Starting at $3.99/mo!)

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

Victor from ArticHost stepped up to offer us some nice VPS offers with either Windows or Linux. 2GB RAM, 60GB Storage, unmetered bandwidth on a 100Mbps line with DDoS protection for $4.99/month for Windows! Same specs for Linux as well! Use coupon code: “TWENTYOFF” to get 20% off all orders for the life of the […]

CentOS, RHEL, and Alma: The Plot Thickens!

Tags: , , Date/Time: January 21, 2021 @ 10:27 am, by raindog308

IBM recently announced that CentOS was no longer going to be CentOS.  As we discussed previously, CentOS used to be downstream of RedHat Enterprise Linux and was a nearly 1:1 clone.  Now it’s moving upstream and will be a place for development and experimentation, which is a radical departure from its previous usage. In the past […]

CentOS, RIP…Long Live CentOS Stream?!?

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: December 14, 2020 @ 8:06 pm, by raindog308

The CentOS project recently announced that CentOS is radically changing. Does this mean the end of the road for CentOS as we know it? RIP CentOS perhaps? Let’s talk about what’s new with this Linux distro. What is CentOS? CentOS – “Community Enterprise OS” – is a downstream version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). […]

Resetting that Linux Root Password You Forgot

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: December 5, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

You had to type it twice. You were supposed to put it in your password safe. You were going to setup sudo but didn’t get a chance. You know it’s something to do with a Scooby Doo cartoon and that one blues band you like but now you just can’t remember your Linux root password. […]

Nginx vs. OpenLiteSpeed vs. Apache

This article was contributed by Dustin B. Cisneros of RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. A web server is an integral part of your website. The performance, security, and reliability of your website depend on which web server you are using. There are three […]

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 […]

How to Setup a Browser-Based Desktop with a Single Script

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

In August 2020, @dedipromo posted a neat script on LowEndTalk that he’d developed.  The script sets up Guacamole, Nginx, the xfce4 desktop GUI, Firefox, VNC, and Let’s Encrypt.  After running it, you can point your web browser at your VPS and access a normal Linux desktop without having to use a VNC or other remote […]

How to Run a TOR Node on Your VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: August 13, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

TOR (The Onion Router) is FOSS software to allow onion routing. It is designed to defeat traffic analysis. In this tutorial, we’ll talk about the three kinds of routers you can run to contribute to the project. If you’re merely interested in using TOR, please visit the TOR home page and click “Download Tor Browser”. […]

Hosterlabs – Windows KVM VPS hosted in Canada from just $4.99/month with 2GB RAM!

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 27, 2020 @ 6:53 am, by Jon Biloh

Jacobo from Hosterlabs submitted their first exclusive offer to LowEndBox a few weeks ago and we are excited to share it with you today. As we recommend with all first-time providers to be published on LowEndBox we recommend that you pay monthly only. We like that the offer includes NVMe based storage on both the […]

cPanel Reseller Hosting – What’s new? The before and after!

This article was contributed by Dustin B. Cisneros from RackNerd, a seasoned and knowledgeable contributor of the hosting industry for 12+ years.  What is Reseller Hosting? Reseller Hosting is a form of web hosting whereby the account owner has the ability to create sub-accounts with his or her allocated resources (storage, bandwidth, number of sub-accounts). […]

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