Tag: Linux

How to set up multiple secure (SSL/TLS, Qualys SSL Labs A+) websites using LXD containers

In previous posts we saw how to set up LXD on a DigitalOcean VPS, how to set up LXD on a Scaleway VPS, and how the lifecycle of an LXD container looks like. In this post, we are going to Create multiple websites, each in a separate LXD container Install HAProxy as a TLS Termination …

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Playing around with LXD containers (LXC) on Ubuntu

We have set up LXD on either our personal computer or on the cloud (like DigitalOcean and Scaleway). Actually, we can even try LXD online for free at https://linuxcontainers.org/lxd/try-it/ What shall we do next? Commands through “lxc” Below we see a series of commands that start with lxc, then we add an action and finally …

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Trying out LXD containers on Ubuntu on DigitalOcean

You can have LXD containers on your home computer, you can also have them on your Virtual-Private Server (VPS). If you have any further questions on LXD, see https://www.stgraber.org/2016/03/11/lxd-2-0-blog-post-series-012/ Here we see how to configure on a VPS at DigitalOcean (yeah, referral). We go cheap and select the 512MB RAM and 20GB disk VPS for $5/month. Containers are …

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Trying out LXD containers on our Ubuntu

This post is about containers, a construct similar to virtual machines (VM) but so much lightweight that you can easily create a dozen on your desktop Ubuntu! A VM virtualizes a whole computer and then you install in there the guest operating system. In contrast, a container reuses the host Linux kernel and simply contains just the root …

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Flash sale, Ubuntu edition (completed)

The first flash sale of the Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition) has been completed in less than 90 minutes. The website had some technical issues (too many visitors) during the flash sale. A new flash sale will take place some time in the future. Simos Xenitellishttps://blog.simos.info/

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Ubuntu usage stats with getclicky

Linux distribution statistics for Greece (2011/11 to 2012/11), courtesy GetClicky

How many people are using Ubuntu? It is difficult to get precise numbers so we end up looking for trends. Up until now we had free Linux stats from gs.statcounter.com. These are the operating system statistics for Greece for the last year. (I am using Greece as an example. All other countries are also supported). …

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