Downloading files overnight can be very useful especially when you want to use your internet during the day and it’s not the fastest connection ever. The Raspberry Pi is extremely low power and so makes a great server to be left on overnight.
Setting up a VPN server can be very beneficial in this day and age. Either you store files at home and want a secure way of accessing them or you don’t want people snooping on your internet connection when you’re out and about. OpenVPN is the open source VPN server for you.
LAMP stands Linux, Apache2, MySQL and PHP5. It is a collection of packages that create a functional web server. LAMP comes from Operating System, Web Server, Database, and Programming Language respectively. Continue reading Installing the LAMP stack
Setting up a Samba server is very easy. However, getting the right configuration is difficult and this is where this tutorial comes in.