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How to Audit Every Command Run on Your Linux System

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: October 7, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Periodically I’ve had auditors come to me and say “can you tell me what this user on this system did between such-and-such dates/times” and my answer is usually no. By default, Linux systems don’t log this info. But they can. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to use auditd, which is a daemon you […]

How to Setup FTP Server with VSFTPD on CentOS 8

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 26, 2021 @ 5:03 am, by Jon Biloh

This article was contributed by the folks at RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. If you are looking for an affordable hosting service, be sure to check out RackNerd. File Transfer Protocol, or FTP, is a type of network protocol that lets you transfer […]

How to Set Up Nginx Server Blocks on Ubuntu 20.04

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 18, 2021 @ 4:54 am, by Jon Biloh

This article was contributed by the folks at RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. If you are looking for a VPS with full root access to set up Nginx on, be sure to review their latest LowEndBox special offers here. If you want to […]

Guide to Free Game Server Control Panels

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 10, 2021 @ 5:32 am, by Jon Biloh

Hosting a game server may not be easy through a terminal, though even experienced cannot handle the game servers through Command Line Interface when hosting a large number of game servers. In this case, using a game control panel provides ease of access to your game servers along with good security measures. While some may […]

How to Use the Chattr Command in Linux

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

This article was contributed by Dustin Cisneros at RackNerd, a web hosting and infrastructure as a service provider which was recently voted #1 by the LowEndTalk community! If you are looking for a Linux VPS, Ryzen VPS, Windows VPS, or shared and reseller hosting services, be sure to take a look at RackNerd’s latest special […]

How to Setup Replicated Highly Available SQLite with rqlite

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 3, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

If you need a highly available database configuration where the loss of one node doesn’t result in loss of service and changes on one node are replicated to other nodes, you would probably reach for MariaDB, PostgreSQL, or one of the big boys like Oracle or SQL Server.  Probably the last thing that would cross […]

Guide to Understanding File Permissions in Linux

Since very early in its history, Unix systems have supported file and directory permissions. This security mechanism allow users to make their files private from other users, and for administrators to protect system configuration information from unauthorized changes. In this tutorial we’ll go over the basics of Unix file permissions. Users and Groups All files […]

How to Find Files in Linux

Tags: , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 15, 2021 @ 7:09 am, by raindog308

There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing that a file exists on your system but not knowing where it is. It’s like losing your car keys or misplacing your phone. Sometimes you’ll have contextual clues – for example, system configuration files are usually in /etc. But even there, you’ve got 253 directories and subdirectories and over […]

LowEndBoxTV: How to Find That File You Lost in Linux

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 2, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

I was editing it just a minute ago… Ever lose something on a filesystem? It can be tricky to move around directories tryin to find it. In this video, we shown you two ways to quickly find any file on Linux, as well as ways to search for files by criteria such as size, age, […]

LowEndBoxTV: Create Your Own Self-Hosted Disposable Webmail with Inbucket

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 1, 2021 @ 9:14 pm, by raindog308

Services like Mailinator allow anyone to setup disposable webmail accounts for easy filtering of disposable emails. If you are hesitant to give your email to web sites or organizations because you know they’re going to sign you up for mailing lists, this approach allows you an unlimited number of instantly-generated emails to preserve your sanity. […]

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