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Sure, you come to LowEndBox to get great deals, but did you know you can also learn a thing or two here? We have over 250 tutorials we’ve published over the years on topics such as Linux VPS administration, setting up and running popular services, how to get more out of your VPS, mad scientist projects, […]

Free Books from Green Tea Press on Python, Java, C++, and Much More

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: October 24, 2021 @ 5:00 pm, by raindog308

Allen Downey is a professor of Computer Science at the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts.  He’s written numerous books and I was delighted to discover that many if not all are available as free downloads on his web site, Green Tea Press. You can get free boosk on: Python Java Data Science […]

RackNerd Giveaway Video #2 Now on LowEndBoxTV: How to Get Free Udemy Courses!

Would you like some awesome technical education for free? Who wouldn’t! Well-known education provider Udemy periodically offers many of their courses for free and LowEndTalk has a thread dedicated to helping you find and claim these free deals. We covered this in an earlier post but now we’re back with a LowEndBoxTV video.  And this […]

Udemy Has Free Courses on Python, Linux, SQL, Machine Learning, and More!

Training powerhouse Udemy frequently releases free courses for limited time periods. Obviously, their hope is that you’ll try out their instruction, like what you see, and then purchase additional courses. LowEndTalk member @Arkas created a thread since September 12 with links to these free courses.  They come and go quickly – typically 24-48 hours, or […]

Instant Reactions to Filesystem Events with inotify

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 20, 2021 @ 11:58 pm, by raindog308

The ability to run programs automatically is one of the great liberating powers of computers. In Unix, it’s common for users to schedule jobs using cron or at (or with systemd, timers). But what if you want to run a job not based on a schedule but rather in response to an event? Imagine you […]

How to Monitor New LowEndTalk Offers with Python

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: February 4, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In July 2020, there was a discussion on LowEndTalk about how to monitor new offers on LET.  Several solutions were posted, but I think the easiest is to parse LET’s RSS feed.  In this tutorial, we’ll show you a simple script you can use to get an email alert when new offers are posted on […]

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 […]