Best Dropbox alternative: NextCloud, Seafile, or Syncthing?
It’s a battle for the best self-hosted Dropbox alternative: NextCloud vs. Seafile vs. Syncthing! See which file-syncing app is the best fit for your VPS.
7 cool uses for Docker: WINE and tweeting from terminals
Docker containers are a beautiful, flexible thing. Here are a few of our favorite cool uses for Docker on your VPS, from the useful to the downright ridiculous.
VPS backups are simple—you’re just overthinking it
People keep thinking that manual VPS backups are some impossible task. Let’s see what happens when we stop overthinking and just use rsync smarter.
What is a web server, and how does it work?
Between LAMPs and LEMPs and PHP and other acronyms, web servers can be a confusing lot. Let’s answer an essential-but-common question: What is a web server?
Step-by-step Ansible guide, from installation to playbooks
Once you get the hang of Ansible, you’ll use tasks and playbooks to deploy secure servers with ease. Our step-by-step Ansible guide will make you an expert.
Matomo: How to install self-hosted analytics on your VPS
Self-host your web analytics with Matomo instead of sending all your data—and your user’s data—directly to Google. Easy to install on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.
Ghost CMS: How to install on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS
The Ghost CMS offers a more streamlined and modern blogging alternative to WordPress, and is a breeze to install on a VPS running Ubuntu 16.04