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  1. vanarp

    Is vSwap allocated in RAM or Disk?

    I see vSwap has replaced Burst RAM in OpenVZ products with most providers. So this vSwap is allocated in Physical Memory or Disk Storage by the VPS providers?
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    What Munin graphs are important to you?

    I would like to know what Munin graphs are important to you as a VPS user. Especially if your VPS is running as a webserver hosting multiple sites/blogs.
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    Why swapping when there is free memory?

    There is swapping happening on my VPS when there is still free memory available. I always thought swapping does happen when the physical memory cannot accommodate the need. Appreciate your help to understand this. free -h total used free shared buffers...
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    How to Optimize Apache for 128MB VPS?

    In general Apache is known to consume much more memory than Nginx. But I keep coming across comments like "if configured properly Apache works fine too". so I am looking for how to optimize Apache on a 128MB VPS and yet handle as much traffic possible. It will also be useful if you can provide...
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    Help with GitHub

    After seeing Minstall and Lowendscript like scripts hosted on GitHub, I too feel like using it for my script collection / own scripts if any. I have no prior experience with GitHub or Git and so here I seek your help. Few quick questions: - Are all repositories accessible on GitHub considered...
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    Looking for help with self hosted VOIP system

    Basically I am looking for help to setup my own Google Talk or Skype like system so that me and friends can talk (voice chat) over it. While I do not know anything about such stuff, I am optimistic that there should be Open Source software and people should have already done it. There is no...
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    Is there a GUI tool to copy data between servers?

    I am looking for a GUI tool (Windows/Linux/Browser-based) that helps with copying data between two different servers (of course VPSes) directly without having to route the data through the PC.
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    What is your favorite LAMP or LEMP script for VPS?

    Appreciate you sharing more details along with voting. This might be quite useful to a lot of people.
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    Suggest a distro for my netbook

    I have a HP mini netbook with Atom N2800 processor and 2GB RAM. It came pre-installed with Win7 starter (32-bit) and it works great. With my itching to use Linux, I installed Linux Mint 13 (XFCE) as dual boot and it works fine. But I cannot feel it as smooth as Win7 runs. Running Linux Mint...
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    What the provider means by saying NO to Torrents?

    I see a lot of providers saying NO to torrents in general and specifically to piracy stuff. Do they mean that the customer should not be running a torrent client hosted on the VPS? What if the client uses the VPS as a proxy or run a VPN and use the torrent client on his computer?
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    Ways we can help VPSB to become more popular

    Some of the ways (of course voluntarily) we can help VPSB to grow and become popular: 1) Invite your current VPS provider(s) to join the conversations on VPSB 2) Suggest your current VPS providers(s) to post Offers on VPSB *as well* 3) Mention specific thread links of VPSB on other popular...
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    How do you track your own VPS collection

    Within a year of getting into VPS, I already have four of them. I am sure many here must be owning much higher number of VPSes and could have found an easier way to keep a track of them all. So what is your method of tracking VPSes? Is there a tool like dAgent or a cool Spreadsheet template or...
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    Let's track the ranking of this forum...

    vpsBoard does have Alexa rank of 3,765,392 at this time. Let's keep a watch on how it improves as it becomes popular day by day...   Used below tool to check multiple rankings at once:
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    Help with Forum

    Can we have someway to see all the latest updated posts on home page instead of having to go through various sections? I think that gives better opportunity to participate as much. Also, I am not able to adjust to this theme/template. It is too dull to my eyes. Do we have a way to change it?