Category quick tips

HOWTO: Locate empty files and directories

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When installing software on your VPS you will end up with both empty files and empty directories, often these are used as placeholders/lock files/socket files for communication. This short guide will give you some examples on how to find those…

Low memory usage SMTP Send-Only

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In the LowEndSpirit, we tend to look for resource-efficient alternatives. Here is an alternative to use instead of Postfix, Sendmail, or Exim. Often when installing and running a web application or script you need an SMTP server to send an…

AXEL – multi-threaded downloads

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What is Axel? When you want to download something from the command line you normally use the commands wget or curl. What if you want to accelerate these downloads? I recently found this command: Axel which works the same way but…