April 24, 2016

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Discounts and Free Resources for Nonprofits in Nevada County

Local Resources The County of Nevada monthly office equipment giveaway. Last Friday of the month at the stoplight warehouse Briar patch has 3 programs jphein.com/escript-for-l… Connect with United Way CVS grant for giftcards for nonprofits www.cvshealth.com/social… Home depot project grants for nonprofits (gift cards)https://corporate.homedepot.com/foundation/communityimpactgrants

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 fraud. There are several email security features that you can enable

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 Internet) aka MIS (Managed Internet Service) ATT Dedicated Business Fiber (Available

The status of short (3 character) .org domain names in 2023. What’s available? (Updated!)

Domain names A domain name can contain all 26 letters, 10 numbers, and a hyphen (-). You cannot start or end a domain name with a hyphen. Domain names are not case sensitive, so you can use upper and lower case letters interchangeably. A domain name

Download ChromeOS Flex for Linux

How to download and install the latest ChromeOS Flex installer using Ubuntu 22.04 terminal. Plus, flash it to a USB drive. This can just as easily be done using a web browser, and the Ventoy gui. For fun, I’m going to show you the terminal

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 of the network connection. This means that you’ll get a more

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 range of options for customizing your chat, including the ability to

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

You have a wordpress 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 as you don’t exceed more than 1GB of egress a month.

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 with your own domain name, which can make it appear more

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 through the Lifeline, and ACP programs. To sign up view my

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 want to set up a username and password too, to allow

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 libnma-dev libsecret-1-dev network-manager-dev resolvconf # clone repo and build git clone

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 at the Burger King in Linda by Walmart. Cassandra from Assurance

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 to people with low income, but in my opinion Safelink gives you the best plan.

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 fixed wireless providers in Nevada County don’t serve my property. AT&T

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 the side benefit of bypassing AT&T Wireless’s transparent HTTP proxy, which

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 bit creative. This setup works great in Linux for OBS, Duo,

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 windows 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 -o remount,rw ext4 /system” adb shell su -c “mv /system/etc/install-recovery.sh /system/etc/install-recovery.sh.bak”

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 do you want to be private? (Threat Model)Create list of all

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, it is possible to bond multiple  links for an aggregated wireless bonded

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 networks, but does not have HDMI out. Designed for Fi models

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 with VPN’s or proxies, I like this setup the best. For

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 to IFTTT, MQTT, and Home Assistant. By connecting them to Google

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 be rolling out virtual backgrounds, and blurring in the coming months.)

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 windows infrastructure. Luckily securing RDP with WireGuard is pretty easy. Plus there is a WireGuard app for most platforms. Windows,

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 amazingly enough, although not really playable on my slow connection with

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” On the server install ddclient. sudo apt install ddclient libdata-validate-ip-perl Grab

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 to the Oculus store games, unless you use a USB 3.0

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 downgrade of the OS can only done on Windows. Unless you

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