PureVPN Review: Super Value & Speed vs. Privacy & Logging

PureVPN is a feature rich VPN service with over a million users. Their success lies in high value, with an amazing 180 world wide server locations, unlimited Gigabit bandwidth and inexpensive pricing. But is it all that great? Here’s my take on their service. Quick Specifications Bandwidth: Unlimited data transfer Simultaneous logins: 5 multi-logins allowed Servers: 141 countries in all continents […]

Easy VPN Service! Guided – Simple Client Setup Instructions

As an experienced old VPN user myself — I wanted to introduce a super easy method for friends and relatives, suitable for any total beginner or those who just like convenience. Security is so important that everyone should use VPNs. So here it is, step-by-step VPN instructions below! StrongVPN — Easy setup & simple to use Find out more from the StrongVPN website Besides inexpensive, why […]

Process PHP Script in Background while HTML Output & ob_start(); Fix

This is how to display HTML or send a HTTP response with PHP while processing a PHP script in the background, using ‘ob_start‘ output buffering. Here is the code that I am using; ignore_user_abort(true); set_time_limit(0); ob_start(); echo ‘<!DOCTYPE html><body>If this works, you are taken to this page before the rest of the script finishes. Enjoy!</body></html>’; […]

Making Quick Backup of Entire Linux to Remote Host with Rsync

These are my notes on how to do a quick Linux backup with Rsync. In this case, copied all files from Debian to a remote Ubuntu machine. Here is the command line I ended up with and why; rsync -rP / –exclude={“/dev/*”,”/proc/*”,”/sys/*”,”/tmp/*”,”/run/*”,”/mnt/*”,”/media/*”,”/lost+found”} user@remote_host:/mnt/remote_directory The synced directory, in this case / needs to precede excluded directories. I […]