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[Centos 7] – How to update Git and package it your self (kinda)

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New Year New Git! Centos 7 has a very old version of Git packaged with it. One way to update Git would be compile our own version, which is easy enough. However this method cannot then be managed…

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[UBUNTU] How to run an OpenVPN client through SystemD/systemctl

IMPORTANT: you must have an existing openvpn config (.ovpn) to use the information here. If you do not have one please see another guide for setting up an openvpn server / client configuration first. First install Openvpn with:…

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Nginx – How to build a Debian package with Google PageSpeed module

Nginx is a high speed web server. Google Pagespeed is an Nginx add on for speeding up web pages at the web server level. This can include minifying javascript, deferring scripts, combining stylesheets and javascript, etc.Photo by xmodulo…

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Get out of my swa(m)p!

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One of my servers recently had been using a lot of swap space, more than usual. This got me curious as to what could be using that swap space. Important note: I had not noticed any slow down…

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