Become a Pioneer!
Free 4-Week Sysadmin Course
Be an independent pioneer on the Internet and run your own servers: FREE OpenBSD sysadmin course with FREE VPS for four weeks.
Claim Your VPS Homestead Today!
What You'll Learn
You'll learn how to set up your own:
- Virtual Private Network (VPN) to browse the web anonymously
- Mail server
- Webserver and web apps
- Chat network on IRC (including bots)
- File sharing server
- Custom subdomains (domain registration price not included)
How to Apply
- Create a free shell account and finish the unix101 tutorial.
- Join us over on IRC on one of our servers on #shell
To qualify, you must provide one of four verification methods:
- Get a referral from a friend who is trusted by IRCNow staff
- Provide a photo ID
- Show us your personal social media/website/blog
- Provide us with work portfolio/resume
At the end of the four free weeks course, you can:
- Purchase the VPS at $5USD/month. Proceeds go towards supporting a free network
- Volunteer as staff to keep the VPS free of charge