Howto install OpenVPN 2 on CentOS 6

These are my notes on howto install OpenVPN 2 on CentOS 6, more specifically OpenVPN 2.3.2 on CentOS 6.5.  My notes build on the DigitalOcean community guide and are accurate as of 25 April 2014.  The guide was a helpful starting point but I’ve managed to shorten a couple of the steps and updated some to take into account directories ...

Fix broken portage on RPS running OVH Release 2

Fix broken portage on RPS running OVH Release 2
It was always going to happen. With my current web host (OVH) when setting up my server (RPS) I chose to run it using their custom version of gentoo Linux (OVH Release 2).  They offer a number of choices but this seemed like the best pick because it was their release running on their hardware ...

Connecting to a linux share from windows 3

Connecting to a linux share from windows
I’ve been having one of those annoying problems connecting to my NAS that I wasn’t able to pin down.  Finally after a bit of a rummage on the internet I stumbled across the following on Tomshardware.com: Hi all, I have  a similar problem with Ubuntu Server and Windows Vista and Seven. I have created a ...