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To change the hostname on a Linux VPS, please do the following in SSH as the root user. First we will change the hostname with the following command: HOSTNAME SERVER.DOMAIN.COM Next we will edit the network file with the new hostname NANO -W /ETC/...
You can change the timezone on a Linux VPS or Server by running the below commands as root in an SSH connection. mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.bak ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/EASTERN /etc/localtime The above will change the timezone to EST. All ...
You can view the desktop of your Linux VPS and use it similar to remote desktop on our Windows VPS. There are some configuration steps before this can be done however which are outlined below. This will allow you to connect to your VPS with a VNC clie...
Once you have ordered and received your Ubuntu Linux VPS from Swvps.com, you can follow these steps to enable remote desktop access and use a VNC client to access the VPS desktop. First, login to your VPS as root user using an SSH client like Putty. R...
The Linux VPS come with SSH access enabled by default. You can use any SSH client to connect to the Linux VPS. In this case we will use Putty SSH client which can be downloaded here [http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty.exe]. Open Putt...
We offer both OpenVZ and KVM based virtualization. Both have their own benefits. OPENVZ PROS: VPS can be upgraded or downgraded instantly without any data loss or downtime. They can be easily backed up, cloned and moved across different servers. They co...
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