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Centmin Mod YouTube Channel Videos

Centmin Mod .08 beta release testing is coming along nicely so started uploading some new how to videos to the Centmin Mod YouTube Channel. Also added a Centmin Mod + Youtube category to forum’s resource section. The videos showcase the new SSH

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Centmin Mod 3 years old, CentOS 7.0 & 1.2.3-eva2000.07 stable release

Time sure does fly as Centmin Mod turns 3 years old this year! Centmin Mod has evolved so much in that time and with Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.07 stable build release 4 weeks ago, it marks it as best version to

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Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.07 preview highlights

It has been over 4 months since the last Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.06 release. The next release will be Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.07 which will have the most extensive changes and improvements since 1.2.3-eva2000.01. I’ve also put the Centmin Mod code and

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Centmin Mod code on

Centmin Mod code now has a test repository on at with a separate branch for upcoming .07 betas. It’s a test repository until I find my feet on Github. So the main download location is still at It’s

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Linode 2GB VPS versus DigitalOcean 2GB VPS – Centmin Mod Nginx CLI install benchmarks

Linode has announced all new pure SSD VPS hosting plans which have comparable pricing on some plans to DigitalOcean SSD based VPS server plans. So decided to spin up their respective 2GB VPS plans which both come to $20/month and revisit

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Centmin Mod Nginx CLI Install Mode Benchmarks

Centmin Mod v1.2.3-eva2000.07 next release is coming soon. It’s currently being beta tested within the Centmin Mod Google+ Community. This .07 release will have the largest amount of improvements, additions and changes since v1.2.3-eva2000.01. Centmin Mod .06 and below used

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How to install Centmin Mod Video

Uploaded a how to install Centmin Mod video with preview release for next .07 version. Best viewed in 1080 HD. Enjoy !

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Munin monitoring on Centmin Mod

Another preview teaser for future Centmin Mod releases. I’ve been playing with the idea of auto installing and setting up some form of server monitoring with Centmin Mod installations. Munin monitoring seemed to be the easiest to setup with some

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WordPress Auto Installer & SSH, SFTP, SCP chrooted user accounts for Nginx vhost

Background Centmin Mod currently is at v1.2.3-eva2000.06 release but it still has one item missing that I always wanted to add and that is proper per Nginx domain vhost user accounts for chrooted SSH, SFTP and SCP access. To understand

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Nginx PageSpeed rewrite_images and webp automatic conversion

Centmin Mod based Nginx server has Nginx PageSpeed module integrated. By default, Centmin Mod Nginx PageSpeed disables the PageSpeed rewrite_images filter to lower the incurred server resource overhead that Nginx PageSpeed has when enabled. For the purpose of testing, I

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