Tag Archives: dreamhost

No more Unix mail at Dreamhost

I left DreamHost just in time: We’re no longer allowing (new) FTP/SHELL users to have an email address associated with them. [...] Fortunately, this change should be more or less invisible to everybody! The only thing lost is the ability to see and manipulate your mail files via FTP/Shell… (and even that is only for […]

I’m on Linode now!

After my post about my Dreamhost experiences, I finally decided that enough was enough and signed up for a Linode. I should’ve done this ages ago. For $20/mo, I get a virtual server (using Xen, which is conceptually like VMware if you’ve heard of one but not the other) with 360MB of RAM, 10GB of […]

Dreamhost: a comedy of errors

You may have noticed that this place was hard to get to for the last week or so. I’ve hosted this blog and a bunch of other websites on Dreamhost since 2004, and I’ve referred enough people to them that my hosting there has been free for years. But most of those four years have […]