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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. […]

Announcing LowEndBoxTV: The Official LowEndBox/LowEndTalk YouTube Channel!

LowEndBox is pleased to announce the launch of LowEndBoxTV, the official YouTube channel of LowEndBox and LowEndTalk! This channel will feature technical tutorials news and updates from the world of hosting programs highlighting offers on our sites commentary on the hosting industry We’ve got a ton of great content coming up in May, including several […]

How to Install ownCloud on a CentOS 8 VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: April 13, 2021 @ 3:30 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 ownCloud on, be sure to review their latest LowEndBox special offers here. ownCloud is an excellent […]

Tuning MySQL 101: The Big Things to Look At

Tags: , , , Date/Time: April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Database tuning is an art, rather than a science. I speak as someone who’s worked as a professional DBA for over 15 years and is certified in multiple commercial RDBMS techologies. There is no set of formulas that can be presented that work in all cases, because the data sets and workloads are too variable. […]

Your Own Private Videoconference: Running Jitsi Meet on Your VPS

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

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to setup your own private, encrypted, self-hosted video conferencing solution. You’ll be able to hand out a URL (and optionally a password) to people and have them join you for a live video group chat, the same was you would using Zoom, GotoMeeting, Google Hangouts, etc. The product […]

Running Your Own OpenVPN VPN Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: March 14, 2021 @ 6:42 am, by raindog308

Setting up your own OpenVPN VPN on both server and client is very easy to do.  In this tutorial, we’ll walk through setting up an OpenVPN server on a VPS you own, and then configuring Windows and macOS to connect to it. I’ll be using a Debian 10 VPS on Linode (1GB Nanode to be […]

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 […]

Create Your Own Internet Radio Station With Icecast

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to setup your very own Internet radio station using Icecast. Icecast is a flexible, FOSS server that allows you to stream sound and music both to and from the server. Streaming to the server can be done via a music playlist, live broadcast, or relay from another server. […]

How to Install and Use Redis on a Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 12, 2021 @ 1:44 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 Redis on, be sure to review their latest LowEndBox special offers here. Redis, or Remote Dictionary […]

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