Linode

How To Swap / Transfer IP address with Linode VPS

Recently I was rebuilding a compromised VPS on the Linode - this was a small web server serving some 3 established websites. It took me a few hours from A-Z  - launch a new Linode, install a new webserver on it, then transfer data from one…

Building Drupal 8 Website From Scratch - Part 1 (Domain name, Hosting)

It has been a while since Drupal 8 has been around. It took me some time before I actually started to develop Drupal 8 websites, sticking with more convenient Drupal 7 (Which I believe still is one of the best versions of Drupal out there…

How To Install GlobalSight Translation Management System on Linode VPS (Ubuntu 14.04)

There are plenty of translation management systems available on the market, some are better, some have features that other's don't have. And some are paid while some are Open Source (free) In today's servers article series I will share my…

How to Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

In this article I will provide simple instructions on how to upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.  In fact I didn't wanted to push for a server upgrade for a while, but decided to do it now, and not to wait when things will break completely. In…

Linode Doubles RAM Resources both for existing and new customers

There is a reason sometimes to follow up official blogs/ social media for services you are using. I had missed an important update from Linode for about a month - Linode had doubled RAM for everyone. First it was announced and implemented…

Fourth Traffic Spike - How to get 10,000 Pageviews in One Day

Yesterday (February 18) marked another important milestone for my blog - for the very first time my blog traffic crossed 10,000 page views in one day. Now, don't get me wrong - I would love to report 10,000 daily page views instead of 10,…

Linode: How To Secure Nginx with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 12.04

Encrypted HTTPS websites are pretty much a hot topic nowadays. I have seen a lot noncommercial websites and blogs using HTTPS protocol lately.  I believe cheap prices for certificates and possible SEO boost from Google are pushing more and…

December 2015 Blog Traffic And Income Report 43,941 Users / $ 1,524.09

Welcome to the #24 traffic and income report covering blog traffic and earnings/expenses for December 2015. #24 means just one - It marks two year anniversary since I started to share with public my online earnings/ expenses. Wow, two…

Third Traffic Spike: More than 7,500 Daily Users

A huge traffic surge to this website was experienced on November 15 when total unique user count reached 7,732. The vast majority of them were coming from Turkey.  Update: Learn how I got 10,000 Page views in a day This was already third…

How To Recover Lost Password on Linode Server (SSH, Putty)

Bad things happens time after time, and so did happened to me recently - after a longer pause I resumed work on a customers project, and I faced a problem - I had lost my password for accessing my Linode VPS. I must admit that I panicked a…