I pay $15/ month for managed hosting. This way, I don't have to worry about updates and any technical configuration.
Ghost is open source, so I pay nothing to install it. I run various Ghost installations on Digital Ocean droplets at $5/month.
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Or do you use the Linux subsytem in Windows, emulation tools like DosBOX and WINE, or mobile device emulator/simulators? What's your favorite ways you've used virtual machines and emulation?