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Software Development 1

Always Update Your Virtual Server

Updating your Virtual Server is a must procedure to ensure that you’ll get the latest update and patches. Almost all of the security problems we encounter on our Virtual Server gets easily fixed by performing an application update.

In the video, I used Yum command’s “yum update” to instruct CentOS to download the latest updates.

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Sniper Elite on 80% Off Sale at Steam

Sniper Elite 3 is a tactical third-person shooter that combines stealth, gameplay choice and genre-defining ballistics with huge, open levels and the exotic terrain of World War 2 North Africa.

Get it for 80% off on sale until January 19, 2016

Server Management 1

Installing CentOS 6 Minimal

We will start the video series with a small video showcasing about “Installing CentOS 6 Minimal” using noVNC over the internet’s cloud servers. For the tutorial, I used Vultr since it gives more power to the user by allowing you to install a Minimal version of your favorite OS via custom ISO. When starting a sever, a minimal OS installation is a big YES to avoid software conflicts.

Cloudflare - is it good or bad 1

Will CloudFlare Help You?

CloudFlare is a Contende Delivery Network (CDN) that offers peformance and security service. On average a website can load faster from approximately 25%-60% and uses lesser bandwidth on your physical server.

CloudfFlare operates by hiding your physical server from the prying eyes while allowing good connections like spiders and crawler bots to continue accessing your website. It also offers compression and content caching on the fly and copies your static website contents across it’s 74 server clusters around the world.

Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server 3

Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server

Failed to save enabled features : Virtualmin is configured to setup DNS zones, but this system is not setup to use itself as a DNS server. Either add 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS servers, or turn off the BIND feature on the module config page.

This is a generic error telling the website administrator that the local DNS entries are being checked using external methods. Most of the time, this wont be a real issues but it causes a performance spike which depends highly on where the DNS entries are being searched.

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MyPhone my28 Powered by Smart

MyPhone have recently partnered with Smart telecom from it’s recent anniversary and released their low cost Quadcore my28 Phone for P888. On some countries, 888 means luck or lucky and on some it means the number of Jesus Christ. It was not directly explained on how they derived the P888 price but one thing is for sure, Smart have thrown out more than P1000 to subsidize this phone.

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GCash Mastercard with Beep Review

Globe have released it’s own version of a Beep Chip embedded prepaid credit/debit card for dual use in the internet and for riding MRT and LRT lines. This card was released a day or two ahead of the PayMaya rival from Smart e-Money which was a Visa card and it packs it’s own advantage over it’s rival.

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Netflix International Launch

Netflix international launch have just happen and the streaming giant that was only available to a selected region can now be accessed from virtually anywhere in the world on exception to China and it’s provinces due to strict censorship of western contents.

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Activate PayPal Using PayMaya

I have been receiving question if PayMaya can be used as a PayPal credit/debit card or if PayMaya can be used to activate a PayPal account. The short answer is a big yes. You can Activate PayPal using your PayMaya account and it is very simple and straight forward.

Technology and nature 1

Server Upgrade [Update]

[UPDATE]
The server have been restarted, partition adjusted and boosted with 1GB more of RAM. This will be the last server restart unless we need to change hardware. Sorry for the delays it caused.

Server is now faster than before with 25GB extra space for cache from the partition adjustment.