Install Teamspeak 3 Server in 2 Minutes on Ubuntu 16.04

Teamspeak is an amazing piece of free software. While not Open Source, it does at least give you control over your data. In comparison to Skype and Discord, Teamspeak's performance is all up to you. You get to run the server, not relying on a third party to give you the bandwidth you need to have good quality audio.

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Nginx .pfx SSL Private Key

I was just given an .pfx private key, and to my knowledge Nginx does not support this key format. So let's convert it to an .rsa file format. If you are on linux, this is super easy using the command line openssl program. If you are on Windows, I have no idea how to do that. But you could probably upload the .pfx file to the *nix server that is running your Nginx instance, and convert the file there. So let's get started.

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Cloudflare Redirect Loop

Enabling Cloudflare on my website ourbusandus.com cause an odd issue, which I didn't expect. While it seemed to work correctly on this website, tazdij.com on Our Bus & Us it was causing a redirect loop. I thought it was a configuration issue, so I rewrote my nginx server configurations 3 or 4 times. Turns out it had to do with having SSL enabled and a server redirect. Let's take a quick look into the problem and solution.

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LinuxFest Northwest 2018 Prep

Preparing for not one but two talks is really a pain. I am speaking at LinuxFest Northwest 2018 twice. Both are topics I am super interested in, however being the first talks I am giving; I feel somewhat overwhelmed. It's a good thing I didn't shoot for 3.

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HTTPS for Google SEO in 2018

Adding HTTPS to your website can significantly increase your position in Google SERPs. There are however some concerns when making the switch. 302, 301 Redirects, Sitemaps, Bandwidth, Server Load, and some others. Let's discuss each really quickly and let me tell you how I screwed up tazdij.com for a couple months.

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