cPanel 70 release notes

cPanel 70 hit the release phase a few days ago. As with any other cPanel major release, it comes with a bunch of changes and improvements. We’ll be discussing the most important ones in this post. First of all, MySQL 5.7 is now the default database engine. This is major. MySQL 5.7 has been around …

RHEL 7.5 released – hints for future CentOS releases

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 has been released. Also known as “commercial CentOS”, looking at RHEL releases is a good strategy for analyzing what might come next for CentOS, the open source distro we all love ­čśë Overall, RHEL is making a big push for cloud in this release. It also comes with stronger integrations …

How to get started with Vim

Vi is a text editor created for Unix users. The original code for vi was written by Bill Joy in 1976, as the visual mode for a line editor called ex┬áthat Bill had written with Chuck Haley. The ex 1.1 editor was released as part of the first BSD Unix release in 1978. With the …

Linux 4.16 Released

April 1st might have been April Fool’s Day, but it was also the release day for Linux 4.16 The last release, back at the end of January, had included the first series of patches for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. This release includes a new series of patches, which are supposed to be far better …

New CentOS Vagrant Images Released

Vagrant is open source software that allows you to maintain virtual software dev environments. CentOS is one of the operating systems you can create a ‘Vagrant Base Box’ with. 5 days ago, CentOS announced that they’ve released new images to be used with Vagrant. More specifically, the 6.9 and 7.4 versions of the distribution have …

How to set up Rundeck in a CentOS 7 server

Rundeck is an open source software that allows you to automate routine operational procedures in any kind of multi-server environment. It has a number of features that are aimed at alleviating time-consuming tasks. You can easily scale up┬áautomation and give other members of your team their own self-service area to deploy jobs. Team collaboration is …

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 …