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How to measure bandwidth between computers with iperf

August 5, 2012 by  |  No Comments

To test bandwidth between computers, iperf is a great CLI tool to use. There’s also a graphical front-end to iperf, written in Java, called jperf, which works on Linux, Mac OS and Windows. On most Linux distributions, iperf can easily be installed from CLI using the distribution’s package manager. In Debian/Ubuntu you would install it […]

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Wunderlist repeating tasks

July 2, 2011 by  |  1 Comment

Wunderlist repeating tasks

Wunderlist is an awesome todo app. It works across mobile and PC platforms — well, except for on Linux — and they have a really nice HTML5 web app. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of some other todo apps. But that’s just fine with me, as I really like the simplicity of […]

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How to Install OpenVPN Access Server on Proxmox VE

June 10, 2009 by  |  9 Comments

How to Install OpenVPN Access Server on Proxmox VE

I thought OpenVPN Access Server, or OpenVPN AS, was going to be easy to install on Proxmox VE using an OpenVZ container, but it turned out to be a bit more complicated than I had anticipated. So, I decided to write it all up here for others to benefit from.

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T-Mobile webConnect on Ubuntu 9.04

June 2, 2009 by  |  5 Comments

T-Mobile webConnect on Ubuntu 9.04

I couldn’t resist trying the T-Mobile (Huawei E181) HSDPA modem on my netbook running Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop. This is all I had to do to get it working …

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How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

May 28, 2009 by  |  No Comments

How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

The other day I was lucky enough to get a demo HSDPA modem from T-Mobile to try out. The modem is a re-branded Huawei E181. Since my main computer is a Mac and the box the modem came in said “System requirements … Windows XP, Vista … Mac OS support available soon,” I headed directly […]

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How-to Install AskoziaPBX on An Embedded PC

October 17, 2008 by  |  1 Comment

I’ve been running and testing a lot of VoIP systems, all or most of them based on Asterisk. For a long time now I’ve had a pretty beefy dedicated server running for my home office VoIP. It’s a complete overkill and it costs a lot of money in just electricity to run the server. So, […]

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How-to Install Redmine on Ubuntu 8.04

July 4, 2008 by  |  17 Comments

This tutorial assumes that you have some knowledge of Linux and know how to install Ubuntu. It further assumes you have root access and are logged in as root on the server on which you will install Redmine. If you’re not logged in as root, all command below needs to be prepended with sudo, like: […]

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