When a Shell Isn't Enough

Not long ago, I wrote about how awesome it is to have shell access on a remote server. I still hold to that notion, but I received a lot of feedback on the issue. If you've considered paying even a couple dollars a month for shell access on a server, you might want to check out http://www.lowendbox.com.

Image from http://www.lowendbox.com

Although not a provider itself, lowendbox indexes all the best deals out there for full root access to your own server. Most of the servers are true to their name and provide only minimum specifications, but if a simple command shell is what you want, purchasing a small server instance in the cloud might be the way to go. I know I was happy to hear such things existed.


Shawn Powers is an Associate Editor for Linux Journal. You might find him chatting on the IRC channel, or Twitter


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mar1us91's picture

Thank you for the effort to be so good for us (even though we don`t deserve it) and keep it up. jocuri cu bile

LET/LEB and shell

anti ddos's picture

That story actually amused me, considering they got hackend only about a week ago, so someone got too much "shell" from them.

It’s a really great site you

Anonymous's picture

It’s a really great site you have here. Thank you for the effort to be so good for us (even though we don`t deserve it) and keep it up.
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thank for this articel!

adied's picture

thank for this articel!

I think

j0lly's picture

I think http://lowendstock.com/ is also a good aggregator.
Many of the companies published on lowendbox are also indexed in this site, but it also provide a quick compare chart!

Please provide a link to your

Anonymous's picture

Please provide a link to your previous article on this.

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