Tutorials | May 01, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 7 min read

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.

Development | Apr 28, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 2 min read

Quick Tip: Getting started with Vagrant and WordPress

If one wants to work from standard LAMP stack—Wordpress, in particular—the best advice in the past was to install MAMP or XAMPP to develop locally.

Updates | Apr 26, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 5 min read

What’s Next for SSD Nodes: KVM and Containers

Here at SSD Nodes, we field a lot of feature and infrastructure requests from our customers. Of them all, the most prevalent might be: “When is KVM coming? When can …

Ansible tutorial: Getting started with configuration management
Tutorials | Apr 24, 2017 | By Joel Hans | 8 min read

Ansible tutorial: First steps with configuration management

In this Ansible tutorial, we’ll cover using Ansible as a configuration management tool for setting up a bare CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu server

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 …

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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 | 18 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.