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 wireless is at the Interfaith food bank in Grass Read more about Free phones with unlimited service for California Residents – Lifeline & ACP (Affordable Connectivity Program)[…]

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 your accounts online. Search for all your publicly Read more about How to be a little more private Online[…]

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 cellular links for an aggregated wireless bonded link. Previous bonding methodologies resided at lower OSI layers, Read more about How to connect two low bandwidth internet connections together for higher bandwidth, and/or failover redundency on Ubuntu 20.04[…]

Google Fi Smartphones with FirstNet support & HDMI Out

The Winner is LG V35 ThinQ !  It is the only device that both fully supports Google 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 From: support.google.com/fi/an… Pixel 3 and up (North American versions) Read more about Google Fi Smartphones with FirstNet support & HDMI Out[…]

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, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android, etc.. www.wireguard.com/instal… From: www.henrychang.ca/how-to… Setup Read more about How to Secure Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) with Wireguard VPN[…]

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 10ft link cable. That is why I needed an Read more about Wireless VR (Virtual Reality) on a Budget[…]

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 can run LGUP and Uppercut in WINE or a Read more about How to Root the LG G5 T-Mobile H830 H83030C 8.0.0 Oreo Complete Guide[…]

Four ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 22.04 using IP Webcam

Preparation Read my previous article to install obs: jphein.com/how-to-instal… I will be using the free Android app called IP webcam. www.google.com/url?sa=t&… 1. Start and configure IP webcam. Run the server. You can use either USB or Wi-Fi. My Wi-Fi is rather slow, so I’ll be using a USB cable to connect my Android phone to Read more about Four ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 22.04 using IP Webcam[…]

Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops

Ubuntu and LTSP can provide a platform for providing desktops environments in many different ways. LTSP already comes with these client scripts: kiosk – Firefox running locally on thin client. ldm – Linux desktop running remotely on local server. menu – Interactive Menu shell – Drop to root bash shell running locally on thin client. Read more about Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops[…]

How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11

This was on the Windows version. The Nextbook NXW116QC264 Flexx 11.6″ 2-in-1 Tablet 2GB Ram 64GB Storage Windows 8.1.  Not sure if it works with the Android version. Manual: NXW116QC264-User-Manual Requirements: You will need an Ubuntu computer to perform these steps An USB flash drive >= 4GB capacity OTB USB micro adapter Download Ubuntu the desktop Read more about How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11[…]

How to Automatically Turn Airplane Mode on When Connected to WiFi

How to automatically turn on Airplane mode when you are connected to WiFi. Then turn on WiFi again. Using Automate. On a rooted Android smartphone. Flow looks like below screenshot. Run the flow, Turn off logging, and check “start running flows on device boot”. Tags: Android, How To, WiFi

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