Securing my Linode server

Securing my Linode server

Thanks to a hackers and/or bots trying to inject malware into my WordPress installation, I am forced to learn how to administrate my host better. Surprisingly enough, I find myself enjoying learning how to manage and secure a production server; A skill which will...

How I secured my WordPress site

I recently came across malware in my WordPress installation even though I am running the latest version of WordPress and not running any other plugin apart from JetPack. I tried removing the malware and updating all the WordPress files only to get infected again a few...
Gulp Pipeline update

Gulp Pipeline update

I encountered some errors compiling old projects using my old node workflow which turned out to be the result of a lot of the packages being deprecated. PowerShell gyp ERR! stack Error: Can't find Python executable "python", you can set the PYTHON env variable. 1 gyp...
Cooling & Storage upgrades

Cooling & Storage upgrades

Updated my shoe box for the coming summer heat: Replaced stock AMD cooler with a Noctua L9i with AM4 mounting kit Added a 92mmx25mm Noctua fan on the side Added a 120mm Noctua fan in the front Added a Seagate 2tb SSHD drive for my media and games. Temperatures seems...
SSD cloud hosting for cheap

SSD cloud hosting for cheap

I decided to try Linode Cloud hosting for 10USD (500PHP) a month. You get a high performance VPS which can run several sites for cheap, the only catch is you have to set it up and maintain it yourself. Here’s what I did to get mine up and running in a couple of...