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Category Archives: General

Setting Up a Raspberry Pi From Scratch

The SD card on one of my Raspberry Pi systems filled up recently, so I decided to wipe it and reinstall Raspbian. The main Rasbian distribution, however, is designed to help teach kids to code and includes lots of tools that I generally don’t use, so I decided to build it from scratch. The Raspberry […]

Let’s Encrypt on VestaCP with CentOS 6

As promised a couple weeks ago, I’ve created a tutorial for automatically installing Let’s Encrypt certificates on Vesta-hosted sites. As you’ll recall, Let’s Encrypt is a new certificate authority that issues free domain validated (DV) certificates to virtually anyone in an effort to make the web more secure. Let’s Encrypt tries to be fully automated, […]

Using Mailman with Vesta on CentOS 6

About a year and a half ago I moved several of my websites to a server running the VestaCP control panel. At the time I posted an extensive review of the software, including a footnote that I found a way to get Mailman working with it. Apparently this is something a lot of people want […]

Dead Simple Dynamic DNS Updater

I run a VPN on my home network which lets me access my systems and files remotely and gives me a secure route to the Internet when I have to use questionable networks. Since my Internet provider does not give me a static IP address, I rely on dynamic DNS services to keep my IP […]

Domain Aliases with Exim 4

As I’ve noted before, I recently moved several of my sites to a server running VestaCP. One of the convenient features of Vesta is the ability to specify any number of domain aliases when setting up a new site. I’ve now learned, however, that Vesta only aliases these domains for web access, not for email. […]