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Virtual Private Server - a virtual machine running off of shared hardware, offered as a service by a hosting provider.

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Why is my systemd journal not persistent across reboots?

I'm experiencing a very weird issue with a fresh Fedora 21 image on a Linode instance. I cannot reproduce it outside of Linode. The issue is that my systemd journal is not persistent across reboots. ...
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How to extend partition to all unallocated space in a VPS?

I rent a VPS that uses a SSD of 10GB (Debian 7) and I upgraded yesterday to their "second tier" plan that uses a 20GB disk. However, the "one-click-upgrade" process didn't work as I expected and what ...
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Disabling ssh password authentication does not work on my debian VPS

I have a Debian 7 VPS setup. I just enabled SSH Key authentication and disabled password authentication but the disabling did not work. When I attempt to SSH into my VPS, it prompts me for my SSH Key ...
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How do I append a SSH key with JSON for Google cloud compute VPS?

For the following dummy key, in relation to adding ssh keys to a google compute cloud project: thufir@mordor:~$ ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 768 -f ~/.ssh/gcloud -C thufir Generating public/private rsa key ...
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Redirect secondary network interface traffic along with port forwarding to tun0 (OpenVPN) using iptables

I have a NAS server which I should do port forwarding for it in order to make its services accessible from internet. However my ISP is blocking ports, so I've managed to buy myself a cheap Ubuntu VPS ...
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How to back up VPS

"It is highly recommended in the event a system is compromised that a backup of the VPS be taken and an operating system be performed." I have no idea what they meant by second part either. How is ...
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Why is my CentOS 7.4 on kernel 2.6.32? [closed]

I'm paying for a VPS which is running CentOS 7.4: # rpm --query centos-release centos-release-7-4.1708.el7.centos.x86_64 # cat /etc/centos-release CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core) # uname -a ...
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Port forwarding/routing to an Openvpn Client for a game server

I think I have read every topic that is close to mine but I'm still stuck :( I have a VPS running Ubuntu 20.04, it is running an OpenVPN Server and my windows client can connect to it fine and I get ...
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Forwarding the local service ports through wireguard and back for the local service

My System: Local: Arch Linux VPS: Linode uubuntu 20.04.1 Standard Wireguard Package on both ends So I am using airdcppd, a file sharing program which uses 3 ports on my local machine to transfer ...
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Run basic administrative commands on GoDaddy

I've logged into my GoDaddy server through PuTTY, I'm connected as ted67942 which is not the root user. I'm trying to run basic commands like sudo, dpkg, su, etc. but they all return the "command not ...