Linode

How To Gain Access to Linode over Finnix SSH in Rescue Mode

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In this article, I will keep some notes on how I accessed an "inaccessible" Linode over SSH using Rescue mode. Brief background: More than 10 years ago (in 2012) I did set up a…


How To Swap / Transfer IP address with Linode VPS

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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…


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

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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…


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

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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…


How to Upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 LTS

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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…


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

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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…


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

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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…


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

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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…


Third Traffic Spike: More than 7,500 Daily Users

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

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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…