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Pro tip: Try out Yum 4 on CentOS 7

Yum is the default way of getting access to Red Hat’s enterprise directory to download and upgrade software from Red Hat’s repos. Yum 4 is still technically in beta, but it has been available since late 2017, and so far no major issues have been reported with it. While the essence of the Yum experience …

VPSCheap Now Accepts Ethereum

We’re very happy to announce that Ethereum payments are now available for all of our cheap VPS products. Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, and also one of the most innovative in terms of the technology it brings to the table. At VPSCheap, we’re very proud of our embracement of the crypto …

Linux 4.15 released with Spectre and Meltdown patches

The release of the¬†Linux 4.15 kernel was delayed for over a week, due to the extra time needed to address the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. 4.15 comes with added security for Intel and AMD CPUs. In the case of AMD, AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization, which is a hardware AES, is now supported. This new AES …