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, and Google Meets. It also works for Windows and Read more about Least Expensive, Quality, [email protected] or [email protected] “Webcam” You Can Buy Right Now at $40[…]

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. 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 this to work you need a router that can support Read more about How to set up a Secure Cloud Gateway using OpenWRT, Wireguard, Adguard, Tor & Ubuntu 20.04[…]

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

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 will provide me a DSL line running at the insanely slow speed of 768kbps. That’s around 90 Kilobytes per second download, and don’t Read more about Unlimited Data on the new AT&T LTE Band 14 Network for Rural Work at Home Broadband Internet[…]

How to set up your own VPN using WireGuard on Ubuntu 20.04

So 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 has performance issues. Read on. Allow udp port 51820 through Read more about How to set up your own VPN using WireGuard on Ubuntu 20.04[…]

Wireless VR (Virtual Reality) on a Budget

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 alternative setup to run virtual reality programs such as: Skyrim VR Asgards Read more about Wireless VR (Virtual Reality) on a Budget[…]

Discounts and Free Resources for Nonprofits in Nevada County

The County of Nevada Nonprofit monthly office equipment giveaway. Google 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 services if you are certain type of nonprofit. connectall.org/about-us Technology for nonprofits and people with low income. box.org www.box.com/industries/n… Free Read more about Discounts and Free Resources for Nonprofits in Nevada County[…]

Four ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 20.04 using IP Webcam

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 my Read more about Four ways to receive a Stream from your Android phone as a Video/Audio Source in OBS on Ubuntu 20.04 using IP Webcam[…]

Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP

I had the idea to present the user with a PXE menu to install Ubuntu. After researching the idea, I decided to forgo this option, and utilize instead a zenity menu that could also be accessed by epoptes: github.com/jphein/boxen/… However if you are interested in the PXE boot menu, and netbooting into a Ubuntu install Read more about Editing the PXE Boot Menu using Ubuntu 18.04 LTSP[…]

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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How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater

A couple of years ago, I purchased a Netgear WNDR4300SW from a thrift store for $5. With 128MB of flash, and 128MB of RAM it’s pretty decent. More info here: openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/n… Having an Atheros AR9344, AR9580 2.4GHz:b/g/n 5.0GHz:a/n WiFi chipset makes it a perfect candidate for Linux. The USB 2.0 port makes it possible to Read more about How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater[…]

Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast

First test to make sure your Wifi adapter is compatible with Miraclecast: github.com/albfan/miracl… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… chmod u+x test-hardware-capabilities.sh ./test-hardware-capabilities.sh Install miraclecast repo: launchpad.net/~thopiekar… sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thopiekar/miraclecast sudo apt-get update github.com/albfan/miracl… Steps to use it as sink shutdown wpa_supplicant and NetworkManager systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service launch wifi daemon sudo miracle-wifid & launch Read more about Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast[…]