Guides

Transfering Domain Names from GoDaddy to NameCheap

Domain registrar GoDaddy has found their customers jumping ship in a backlash against the company's endorsement of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act). Though GoDaddy said in a blog article published December 20th, 2011 that it was withdrawing it's support for SOPA, this seemingly is nothing more than a PR stunt to prevent customers from leaving. Reddit users are calling for a boycott of GoDaddy on December 29, 2011. The following HowTo will guide you through transferring all of your domains from GoDaddy to NameCheap. Included is a discount code for $6.99 domain transfers and tips on how to expedite the release process.

Build a Linux Home Web Server For Under $250

Now-a-days pretty much everyone and their hipster grandmother is blogging, publishing web articles or sharing some sort of digital content with free online services such as Google, Facebook, Flickr and Youtube. These are all great no cost options for putting content online, but a poor substitution for a feature rich web server.

Build An Open Source HTPC / Media Center on Ubuntu

HTPC is an acronym for Home Theater Personal Computer. A computer system designed with the sole intention of being connected to a television, for entertainment purposes such as watching live TV, playing movies, surfing the Internet, games, listening to music, or viewing digital photographs. A HTPC may also be referred to as a Media Center, which is usually the software portion of the device that combines the functions of a personal computer and media software into a single convergence device.