April 24, 2016


How to test your network throughput between two devices using iperf3 on Ubuntu 22.04

If you’re looking for an accurate measure of your networking speeds, iperf3 is a great tool to use. UDP tests are more accurate than other types of tests because they don’t rely on the state

How to customize your google chat when streaming live from OBS

There are many reasons why you might want to modify the appearance of your Stream chat in OBS. Perhaps you want to make it more aesthetically pleasing, or more functional. Chatv2.septapus.com provides a wide

How to secure your custom website, and domain email services for free using Cloudflare

You want a custom domain for your website and email, but you don’t want to pay someone to manage your email security? Email security is important to protect your organization from phishing attacks and email

100% Free and secure way to host your website, and custom domain with Google, Cloudflare, Letsencrypt, etc… on Ubuntu 22.04 using docker.

You have a website with a custom domain name, but don’t want to pay for DNS,Email,SSL,hosting, etc… It’s only $8/year to register a custom domain name with cloudlfare. Everything else is free! As long

How to Create short urls using your own domain name URL Shortener Free

A URL shortener service is a web service that provides short aliases for redirection of long URLs. The benefit of using your own domain name for the service is that you can brand the service

How to change cellular networks with Safelinkwireless.com for $1

Safelinkwireless is a reseller of all three major networks. It is owned by Movil (Owned by Verizon), and supported by their Net10 brand. It provides smart phones and service to people with low income

Microsoft tires of waiting on FCC, creates its own broadband mapping tool

Use a tablet or phone as a wireless extra monitor in Ubuntu 22.04

www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2022… NOTE: You have to use Wayland, not Xorg. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.remote-desktop.rdp screen-share-mode extend Next, open the Settings app, navigate to the Sharing panel, and turn on Sharing, and turn on (once it appears) the ‘Remote Desktop’ option. You will

Wireguard GUI client in Ubuntu <= 21.10 using network manager plugin

NOTE: this is broken in Ubuntu 22.04. See bug: github.com/max-moser/net… . Ubuntu 22.04 has wireguard built into the normal Network Manager GUI. # instal dependencies sudo apt install wireguard git dh-autoreconf libglib2.0-dev intltool build-essential libgtk-3-dev

WireGuard DNS Configuration for Systemd | Pro Custodibus

Free phones with unlimited service for California Residents – Lifeline & ACP (Affordable Connectivity Program)

ATTENTION: I AM NO LONGER HELPING INDIVIDUALS SIGN UP FOR LIFELINE. For questions call the Lifeline Administration here: www.cpuc.ca.gov/consumer…, go to the lifeline website here: www.californialifeline.c… Lifeline Providers in California Tim from Safelink Mon-Fri ~10am-2pm

NTIA Creates First Interactive Map to Help Public See the Digital Divide Across the Country

Most Americans don’t have Broadband. Map displaying Census tracts where median Internet speeds show fixed broadband below 25/3 Mbps, according to Ookla data. www.ntia.gov/press-relea…

Free smart phone w/ unlimited talk/text and unlimited 4G data for people with low income

Normally you would get Unlimited Talk/Text, and 4GB of data, but during the pandemic you get unlimited data.Apply here: www.safelinkwireless.com… safelinkwireless.com by tracfone There are many companies that provide lifeline cellular to people with low

Internet Options in Nevada County

Image from: www.broadbandmap.ca.gov/ Complete List of Available Internet Options List is sorted by relative speed, and type. (synchronous)AT&T ABF (AT&T Business Fiber) Shared : The BEST option if available.SERVICE AREA: Metro AT&T ADI (AT&T Dedicated

Unlimited Data on the new AT&T LTE Band 14 Network for Rural Work at Home Broadband Internet

NOTE: LTE Band 14 no longer offers any increased throughput in my area. =[ Broadband: 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up, and less than 100ms latency. Neither fiber nor cable is available where I live. All the

How to set up your own VPN using WireGuard on Ubuntu 21.10

So, you want to forward all your traffic through a cloud server, including your DNS? This is a great way to protect your traffic when using insecure WiFi. WireGuard performs very well. This also has

Least Expensive, Quality, [email protected] or [email protected] “Webcam” You Can Buy Right Now at $40

GoPro Hero 3 White + HDMI to Micro HDMI (D) Cable + HDMI to USB 2.0 Capture Card Right now there is a serious shortage of inexpensive quality Webcams. So, we have to get a

How to Download and Edit a Video from Youtube on Ubuntu 20.04

From: vitux.com/how-to-downloa… Open Terminal from dash: sudo apt install dl-youtube dl-youtube YOUTUBE-URL #Copy and paste from your browser sudo snap install shotcut –classic shotcut & Shotcut Manual:write.flossmanuals.net/i… dl-youtube supports many other sites. Visit list here:ytdl-org.github.io/youtu…

How to root, install recovery, and LineageOS for the Kindle Fire HD 7″ (tate) 2013

Root Windows: Install kindle drivers, Root using bat file. Use option “3”. Recovery Terminal From: forum.xda-developers.com… adb push stack /sdcard/ adb shell su -c “dd if=/sdcard/stack of=/dev/block/platform/omap/omap_hsmmc.1/by-name/system bs=6519488 seek=1” adb shell su -c “mount

How to be a little more private Online

Let me prefix this article by saying that I am very open about myself online. However, I’d like to start getting better about protecting my privacy. Here is some info I’ve gathered to help. Why

How to connect two low bandwidth internet connections together for higher bandwidth, and/or failover redundency on Ubuntu 20.04

Bonding with aggregation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Li… Broadband bonding is a type of channel bonding that refers to aggregation of multiple channels at OSI layers at level four or above. Channels bonded can be wired links such as a T-1 or DSL line. Additionally,

Google Fi Smartphones with FirstNet support & HDMI Out

The Winner is LG V35 ThinQ !  It is the only device that both fully supports Fi, and Firstnet, and also supports HDMI out. (Requires USB-C to HDMI adapter.) The Pixel 4 supports both

How to set up a Secure Cloud Gateway using OpenWRT, Wireguard, Adguard, Tor & Ubuntu 20.04

Inspired by this portable secure gateway, I set up my own secure cloud gateway. www.kickstarter.com/proj… Using these three services, Wireguard VPN, Adguard Home, and Tor Anonymizing Proxy. Although TOR doesn’t recommend using TOR in conjunction

Smart Home Series – The Smart Tub

Source: atwing.net/home%20automa… like thank ANTHONY NGUYEN @ atwing.net for the above article. It really widened my perspective with what could be done with voice commands and smart devices. =] That is where I was introduced

How to add Borders, Backgrounds, Effects, Camera angles, and dynamic content to Your Video Call Using OBS on Ubuntu 22.04

Source: srcco.de/posts/using-obs… For the backgrounds to work you;ll need a solid color background. I ordered this green screen: amzn.to/2ZhoAkK. I use meets, but this should work with any video conferencing software. (Google meets should

How to Secure Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) with Wireguard VPN

There have been more and more RDP brute force hacks and subsequent ransomeware attacks. However, since the pandemic it’s important to have remote access to your infrastructure. Luckily securing RDP with WireGuard is pretty

How to Stream Games in 720p from the Cloud on a 3Mbps DSL Line using Parsec

There are three main hosted services I’ve tried. Geforce Now, Stadia, and Microsoft Xbox Live. The two self hosted options I’ve tried are Parsec, and Steam Remote Play. They all work to some degree

How to use Cloudflare for Dynamic DNS on Ubuntu 22.04

From: https://jacobjangles.com/-ddns-using-ddclient-and-cloudflare/Good too: https://github.com/mcblum/ddclient-cloudflare-ubuntu Prepare Create the subdomain in Cloudflare, and set to DNS only. Unless you are hosting a website at that subdomain. Grab your Global API found under “My profile –> API tokens”

Wireless VR (Virtual Reality) on a Budget

UPDATE: The Quest 2 is now in stock for $299 on oculus.com The Oculus Quest is not available in the US, and even if/when it becomes available again it’s still over $400. Plus it’s limited

How to Root the LG G5 T-Mobile H830 H83030C 8.0.0 Oreo Complete Guide

WARNING: This will completely wipe all your data multiple times. =] You will need a USB-C to USB-A cable, and a computer. Most of it can be done on Linux, or MacOS, but the initial

How to hide sponsored items and ranged prices when searching eBay

I finally stumbled across someone who has solved an issue I’ve grappling with for a while. Bogus ranged prices listings, and sponsored products messing up my searches when I sort by lowest price first. They

Discounts and Free Resources for Nonprofits in Nevada County

The County of Nevada Nonprofit monthly office equipment giveaway. Gsuite for nonprofits Microsoft Office 365, and Azure for nonprofits Techsoup for Discounted software Asana, Trello, Slack, Splitwise, ourhome. You dont pay taxes on communication

How to Build a 12v Lithium Battery from old Laptop Cells. Then put inside a UPS to charge from home, or a Solar panel. In order to run your 120vAC, 12vDC, and 5vDC devices off-grid.

Building a 3S5P (3 in series, 5 in parallel) 12v Lithium battery pack from old 18650 laptop battery cells.  To put in an old UPS, and use as a solar charger and inverter to run

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