Intro

I stumbled over Perfect Quality Hosting a while back and wrote it in my 'hosts to check out' book, I finally got around to signing up a yesterday to take a proper look.

The thing that first caught my eye was the locations they offer:

The second thing that caught my eye was that all of the plans come with unmetered bandwidth and the only thing that changes with the more expensive plans is that you get a faster uplink/port speed, from their website:

I don't plan on being 'that gu...

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In this post we will be looking at running top in batch mode, looking for a string with grep, grabbing the process id's with awk and sending the process id's to be processed by another command with xargs.

For speed, I have just set up a quick VPS and installed apache.

top in batch mode

top -b -n1

This command with do as it suggests run top in batch mode with the -b switch, the -n1 tells it to run 1 time, -n5 would be 5 times.

Looking for a string with grep

We can pipe the out...

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Postinstall Configuration of Proxmox VE 6.2

Contributed by @Not_Oles -- July 6, 2020

Introduction

Our goal is to become a Low End Hosting Provider by selling virtual private servers (VPSes) created with Proxmox on an inexpensive bare metal host server rented from SoYouStart.

In the first post in this series we successfully installed Proxmox Virtual Environment ("PVE"), Version 6.2 on a Low End SoYouStart server.

In this post, using the Proxmox web Graphical User Interface...

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Did you upgrade your VPS and it looks like the disk is still the same size? Did you migrate your VPS to another host using the method in part 1 of this easy mode series and the target disk was bigger so you want to make use of that extra space?

I will show you in a few simple methods below with examples of resize2fs and growpart and also the super simple point and click GParted.


In the following image we get a look at the disk and partition size before any changes have been made so we...

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Installing Proxmox VE 6.2 at SoYouStart How to (almost) become a Hosting Provider for only US$29.95 and in only 20 minutes

Contributed by @Not_Oles -- June 21, 2020

Introduction

Every interaction with a website requires a client (often a web browser) and also a server. Servers are computers on the internet which transmit content in response to requests sent by clients. The server which supplies the specific content responsive to specific requests often is called the host for that...

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Introduction

Cover Image for post on Pagebuilders

Welcome to the sixth and the concluding part of this six-part series on Pagebuilders.

Before we proceed, a quick recap of the previous five posts

Part I : Introduction to Pagebuilders In this post, I ( @vyas) gave an overview of the types of pagebuidlers, their utility, as well as limitations. My co-author @Ympker shared his thoughts and motivation for participating in this rather exhaustive (and exhausting!) series.

Part II : Pagebuilders: The Rising Stars This post,...

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Introduction:

Welcome to the fifth part of this six part series on pagebuilders.. In the previous post we covered the different types and names of some popular pagebuilders for WordPress. @Ympker also included a details review of Divi, and a brief overview of Thrive Architect.

In this post, we will focus on breadth over depth. That is, we will cover a larger pool of pagebuilders rather than a detailed review as was the case in the previous post. We will also talk about about the advantage...

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Pagebuilders for WordPress

Introduction

Welcome to the fourth part of this six part blog series on Pagebuilders. In this section, we will talk about pagebuilders for the most popular Content Mangement System - WordPress.

Types of WordPress Pagebuilders

We will classify them into two categories- the mainstream pagebuidlers, and the specialist pagebuilders. The former cater to general purpose websites, the latter are in fact a subset that cater to a specific functionailty. Landing pages...

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Guest post by @vyas and @Ympker

Introduction:

In Part II of this series, we covered services that offer a custom pagebuilder as a part of their web hosting. In part III, we will discuss pagebuilders that are in the form of desktop apps. This is an interesting category in itself.

Most of the apps are for Windows or Mac. In particular, we will cover two of these: Mobirise and Pinegrow.

The below reviews for Mobirise and Pinegrow have been written by @Ympker, with inputs from m...

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Bitaccel new products

Corey from Bitaccel reached out to help get the word out about a new product they are launching and as I am a sucker for a new control panel I said yes.

I should say from the get-go that while the backend infrastructure is likely solid the panel is still a work in progress with a number of issues so do not expect the polish that you might get with other service providers.

The request to take a look was made a week ago and I can see that even in that short time a num...

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