Frequently Asked Questions

The NearlyFreeSpeech.NET FAQ (*)

Technology (*)

Q. What software can I use to access your system?

The most popular and successful tools used for uploading content to our site are those based on secure, modern technologies like SCP, and SFTP. This includes most web design programs and most file transfer utilities.

For managing site content directly, we also provide SSH access to the command line. This includes a full suite of preinstalled utilities like rsync, git, and unison that can be used to transfer or synchronize content between your local system and a site hosted on our service. But, if you prefer, you can also hand-code your entire site in vi (an elegant editor for a more... civilized... age). Or emacs, pico, nano, and others.