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Screenshot tool for Qubes OS


Making and sharing screenshots in Qubes OS is one of the main hurdles in migrating from a traditional operating system. There are few tools made by different contributors for this but none were working in the simple way I was used to (upload to specific image host and copy to clipboard). The following script is designed to allow for the capturing of a screenshot by selecting a region with your...

What is QUBES OS


Qubes OS is an open-source Linux Desktop operating system designed for security. Its main premise is that you can always be compromised and the only real solution is isolation. To achieve this, the Operating System consists of multiple virtual machines under Xen, called Qubes, each of them completely isolated one from another. The Qubes are based on secured templates, which are read-only. Only...

How to setup the rDNS on MVPS


In order to setup the rDNS (PTR Record) for the main IP of your VPS, you need to have your own domain name. If the domain is pointed towards the VPS IP (for example, if you are using our nameservers ), you can directly use the domain name as the rDNS. Otherwise, you will need to create an A record, for example mail.mydomain.tld and point it towards the VPS IP. This is done on the service where...

New VPS Feature – Extra Lifetime IPs


We would like to inform you of a new feature of our VPS services. Now you can get additional IPs for your VPS at the cost of 30 EUR+VAT. The IP is added for the entire lifetime of your VPS and there are no extra costs for it. You would need to assign the IP statically in the VPS on an alias of the public network interface (usually eth0). The IPs are not transferable to other servers and are non...

New Feature – DNS Hosting


We are happy to inform you that we have launched a fully-fledged DNS hosting and management for all our Virtual Private Servers. You can now use our nameservers and point your domain name towards your VPS without any fuss. The DNS records will be created automatically and our default settings are useful for most domains. Moreover, you have control over the DNS and you can modify or create custom...

New Feature – Automatic Balance replenishment


As per the request of our customers, we have added the option for automatic balance replenishment. You can now ensure there is always enough balance for your servers to be automatically renewed by saving your card and setting the balance replenishment feature. It can be found on the automatic payments page, which is also used to handle automatic Card and PayPal subscriptions. If your balance ever...

New VPS Feature – Cloud Firewall


We are happy to inform you that we have just added a new feature to our VPS services. You can now block the traffic before it is reaching your server by using our cloud firewall. Up to 20 rules are allowed for each VPS and you can create a default policy on the first rule. The firewall is will block only incoming traffic and will allow the traffic from established and related connections. The...

New VPS Location – Spain


¡Bienvenidos al VPS en España! MVPS is happy to announce the expansion to a new server location, in Spain. Located in Valencia, our services are dedicated to all customers interested in a reliable VPS server with a fast network connection. With an excellent internet infrastructure and exceptionally fast connection, the Spanish VPS servers are available for immediate use. Choosing a cheap Spanish...

How to add your existing SSH Key to Yubikey via OpenPGP


In the previous article, we’ve shown how you can use a Yubikey’s openpgp smartcard for ssh public key authentication. Now, there are cases where you do not want to generate a new keypair and instead would like to use your existing ssh keypair. It should be noted that the most secure way is still to generate a new key directly on the smartcard. That’s the only solution that can...

How to enable the Windows Subsystem for Linux


Microsoft has outdid itself by adding native support to run a Linux system. This has a variety of cases, as you can now mix Windows and Linux apps on the same machine without the need to start a virtual machine. The system is called Windows Subsystem for Linux and currently has support for the following distributions: Ubuntu 16.04 LTSUbuntu 18.04 LTSUbuntu 20.04 LTSopenSUSE Leap 15.1SUSE Linux...

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