Using Portainer to manage your Docker containers easily
Docker makes the task of managing VPS a lot easier, but Portainer takes it a step further. View real-time data and administer via an easy web interface.
Tutorial: Speeding Up MySQL Without Using the CPU
We recently had a user ask us a relatively simple question: How do I speed up my MySQL query performance without just relying on the CPU?
Tutorial: VPS Security Audits Using Lynis
We’ve written in the past about general security-focused steps you can take to protect your VPS, such as enabling SSH authentication or general server maintenance, but there comes a time …
Remote Linux desktop on your VPS with SSH and VNC
While you usually connect to your VPS via a terminal, you can also connect to a remote Linux desktop via SSH or VNC to run desktop GUI apps.
Tutorial: Get More From Terminals With tmux
tmux allows you to switch between several programs within a single terminal—particularly useful when working on a VPS. Let’s dive in to see how it works.
How to install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 16.04
Update: August 9, 2017: For an easier and more automated method of installing OpenVPN, plus a few other VPN options, consider trying out our Streisand tutorial.
Tutorial: Installing WordPress on LEMP and Ubuntu 16.04
If you already have a LEMP stack running on your VPS and want to install Wordpress, you’re in luck—this tutorial will walk you through all the steps.