This site contains useful notes to remind myself how to configure Linux, repair electronics or use technical features in common software.
Maybe it'll be useful to you too.
Posted on April 5, 2013 | No CommentsTweetThe thing that makes the Internet work is its variety of communication protocols, rather than the apps that use those protocols. We’re all too obsessed with latching onto one particular...
Posted on March 13, 2013 | No CommentsTweetThis is a post explaining how (and why) I “hacked” my ADSL router to use Power-over-Ethernet without permanently altering the router.
Posted on May 15, 2012 | No CommentsTweetBeing able to remotely administer a Linux machine using SSH is something so common and normal that it often gets taken for granted. Mobile broadband is quick enough that with...
Posted on August 9, 2011 | 1 CommentTweetA few weeks ago I replaced my malfunctioning Netgear ADSL modem/router/firewall with separate pieces of hardware, the main one being an old PC running the BSD-based firewall ‘OS’ pfSense. After...
Posted on July 23, 2011 | No CommentsTweet If you still have a Thompson Speedtouch 780 ADSL2+ router (for example you might be a Be Internet customer who signed up when they first opened, and received one...