Development | Apr 21, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 1 min read

Quick Tip: Track Your Bash History

Sometimes, you want to look back in time and see what commands you ran in the past. Thanks to the history command built into the Linux shell, you can do …

Development | Apr 19, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

Curious About Configuration Management for Your VPS?

Here’s a situation you might have found yourself in lately—you set up a local development environment for your new website, spent dozens of hours coding it up, only to find …

How to install OpenVPN
Tutorials | Apr 17, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 17 min read

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.

Development | Apr 14, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 3 min read

Quick Tip: Get on ‘top’ of VPS Processes

Whether you’ve just noticed some sluggishness on your VPS or you’ve run into a situation where you’re using more than your fair share of your shared resources, there might come …

VPS Uses | Apr 12, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

Should Setting up a VPN Be This Hard?

In the last days of March, the U.S. government overturned rules aimed at protecting the privacy of users of internet service providers (ISP). With the rules gone, ISPs no longer …

Tutorials | Apr 10, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 10 min read

Back up your files with rsync and a VPS

With rsync and a VPS with some spare disk space, you can set up an automated backup system to ensure your important local files are safe(r).

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Development | Apr 07, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 3 min read

Using ‘ducks’ to solve VPS disk space issues

If you’re running out of disk space on your VPS, it’s time to