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 …
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 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.
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 …
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 …
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).
Using ‘ducks’ to solve VPS disk space issues
If you’re running out of disk space on your VPS, it’s time to