Category: networking

GNU Linux Bash – script for troubleshoot long term reliability (ping) and bandwidth (speed) benchmark-test – testing network internet connection uplink connectivity and reliability
21.01.2021

this script is for cront-job regular measurement of the available (download) bandwidth, by downloading a 100MByte dd crated (https://dwaves.de/testfile) testfile created like this (creditz): head -c 100m /dev/zero | openssl enc -aes-128-cbc -pass pass:”$(head -c 20 /dev/urandom | base64)” > […]

Starlink starts first beta demo – world coverage by 2021
27.10.2020

  “Better Than Nothing” Starlink-Beta started across the US & Canada Starlink: amazing but and also a bit “crazy” “On 15 October 2019, the United States Federal Communications Commission submitted filings to the International Telecommunication Union on SpaceX’s behalf to […]

Freetz Alternative Firmware for Older FritzBoxes
17.08.2020

JavaScript can compromise the user’s network devices! pretty evil are devices/routers with security problems, that can be exploited from javascript. so basically opening a webpage with a browser that has javascript enabled (which most browsers have) might scan the user’s […]

06.03.2020

hostnamectl; # tested on Icon name: computer-desktop Chassis: desktop Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 (buster) Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-8-amd64 Architecture: x86-64 su – root; # become root apt update apt install rfkill rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: […]

the second nftables howto – it is fast and …… complicated
12.01.2020

firewall & pinguin: iptables where do thou go? it is said that when using “ip-sets” iptables and nftables achieve almost same performance (amounts of ips possible to block, without server becoming slow/unresponsive) Redhat and nftables on DDoS “so the only […]

FREIES WLAN FÜR AALE (und die anderen Fische auch)
24.12.2019

wishes for next year: free wifi for eels (and other creatures) Why does EVERYONE have to run their own WIFI / pay their OWN internet access? When it would be enough to have one fast internet access plus 2-3x WIFI […]

quantum computing and a universe wide wireless communication network faster than the speed of light
12.08.2019

Why is quantum computing important: optimization Update: Google claims to have reached quantum supremacy The tech giant unveiled its x-quantum computer chip Bristlecone in March 2018 (src: cnet) original nasa paper: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19lv8p1fB47z1pEZVlfDXhop082Lc-kdD/view book: https://deepai.org/machine-learning/researcher/eleanor-g-rieffel https://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Computing-Introduction-Engineering-Computation/dp/0262015064 Scott’s Supreme Quantum Supremacy FAQ! […]

ntpd – when fundamentals fail
06.07.2019

servers/clients/computers/programs/services/webservers need accurate time… they usually get it from time servers that have an atomic clock attached to their USB port. (just guessing) ping time.google.com PING time.google.com (216.239.35.4) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from time2.google.com (216.239.35.4): icmp_seq=1 ttl=46 time=43.5 […]

a pretty good ipv6 introduction – ipv4 depletion
09.05.2019

IPv6: Introduction it’s the year 2019, roughly 14% of the web is running ipv6. you can watch real time statistics here: (i have no clue how accurate the data is, how they are generated) https://ipv6.he.net/v4ex/sidebar/? … but it seems there […]