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Net Neutrality The Day I Realized Marriott’s IT & Executives Are Frauds.

The Day I Realized Marriott’s IT & Executives Are Frauds.

This right here is the single most ridiculous thing I’ve seen in a hotel room, and I’ve been in just a few. Check …

pfSense Everyone Has A Preference

Everyone Has A Preference

I had one for a significant amount of time: Now I’m a Netgear guy for family & friends. Personally I’m on to pfSense …

Other... Webhooks

Webhooks

Learning how to intermingle apps and notifications with REST API and Webhooks, most notably my PLEX server into Discord, by way of Tautulli. …

IOS No sound in ‘Mario Run’ for IOS

No sound in ‘Mario Run’ for IOS

The fix is so easy, it’s almost stupid: Switch your ringer on. No, really.

Assorted Writings Apple Pay

Apple Pay

I just used it to buy a drink for my Dad at the hospital. Holy hell that’s amazing. I’ve used Wal-Mart’s app to …

Assorted Writings Ledger Nano X Giveaway

Ledger Nano X Giveaway

Ledger is giving away new crypto wallet devices. If you use this to toss your name in the hat, apparently it also helps …

pfSense Dreamhost Dynamic DNS (DDNS) & pfSense

Dreamhost Dynamic DNS (DDNS) & pfSense

Dreamhost First, create the host A record in the Dreamhost DNS Control Panel. Create an API key with DNS updates only. pfSense Go …

pfSense Bufferbloat: Fq_codel, pfSense 2.4.4_2 & You (and me!)

Bufferbloat: Fq_codel, pfSense 2.4.4_2 & You (and me!)

Bufferbloat & You – a primer A Reddit discussion on the matter. 95% of 300Mb 95% of 30Mb (approximately, anyway…) Boom. Within thresholds …

pfSense pfBlockerNG Successfully Setup

pfBlockerNG Successfully Setup

I used this: https://www.tecmint.com/install-configure-pfblockerng-dns-black-listing-in-pfsense/ and adapted it to the latest version available as an app. Adapting shouldn’t be difficult. I’m now blocking a …

Immediate Insight

One of the tools I’m interested in is Firemon’s Immediate Insight. I set it up at the house to look into how and …

Tech Tips VeraCrypt & My (Your) Documents

VeraCrypt & My (Your) Documents

So, you’ve got some documents (and tangentially, usually, downloads) you want to keep safe? First off. Encrypt your whole boot drive. I’m not …

Assorted Writings iPhone #OtterBox Ends Up Being Otter-Like

iPhone #OtterBox Ends Up Being Otter-Like

Otterbox Can Grip, Swim Like Real Otter; Dam-Building Still Unknown Wife messaged me this morning via Facebook, saying she couldn’t find her phone …