How to speed test your server/vps bandwidth

Most folk have encountered the tool speedtest.net for testing broadband bandwidth speeds. To test your debian linux server/vps bandwidth speed using the same service via CLI do the following: SSH to your server as root or use sudo Download the speed test python script Set permissions to allow it to be executed At this point … Read more How to speed test your server/vps bandwidth

How to secure VestaCP admin panel with Lets Encrypt SSL

This process will ensure your VestaCP admin area is secured with a Lets Encrypt SSL which will autorenew (set and forget). Add your server hostname (e.g server.yourhostname.com) as a web domain in the ‘Web’ section of your VestaCP panel. Go into your newly created web domain and tick ‘SSL Support’ and ‘Lets Encrypt Support’. Verify … Read more How to secure VestaCP admin panel with Lets Encrypt SSL

Spotify Linux Repo Key Not Available Debian/Ubuntu

I had the following issue when running sudo apt update to update my repositories in Debian Stretch W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com testing InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not … Read more Spotify Linux Repo Key Not Available Debian/Ubuntu

SSH Key Passwordless Authentication With Remote Servers

On your linux machine run the following command techbear@techbear-desktop:~$ ssh-keygen You will be asked the below now. Save the key to the default path and then choose if you want to put a passphrase in. If you do you’ll have to enter it each time you use your key, if you don’t then depending on … Read more SSH Key Passwordless Authentication With Remote Servers