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Automated speedtests using speedtest-cli 1

Automated speedtests using speedtest-cli

Due to issues with my ISP, i wrote a really quick automated speedtest using speedtest-cli which sends the output to graphite.

Chuwi HI10 Touch screen Driver 3

Chuwi HI10 Touch screen Driver

If you have reinstalled Windows 10 on your Chuwi Hi10 and find the touch screen driver fails to install, this is how to fix it.

A new firewall from AliExpress 0

A new firewall from AliExpress

I recently bought a new firewall appliance from AliExpress, i figured id write a short review of the unit as a few people on reddit have asked how it is.

Encrypting a USB Flash drive with LUKS 0

Encrypting a USB Flash drive with LUKS

Here is a quick run through on how to encrypt a USB flash drive using Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS).

Allowing server-status on an apache proxy 0

Allowing server-status on an apache proxy

For my new graphing machine (graphite, grafana, collectd) i wanted to be able to view the Apache server-status of a couple of my reverse proxy’s. This is the directive i had to add.

Setup crashplan on a remote headless host 0

Setup crashplan on a remote headless host

I needed to setup Crashplan on my local linux server which is acting as an NFS and SMB server for all my media. As this is a headless server and the CrashPlan app doesnt...

Upgrade ESXi 5.5 to 6.0 via ssh 0

Upgrade ESXi 5.5 to 6.0 via ssh

I recently updated an ESXi 5.5 host to 6. This is a remote machine so didnt have access to load the ISO. This is how i did it via SSH and ESXCLI.

Update ESXi 5.0 to 5.5 remotely 0

Update ESXi 5.0 to 5.5 remotely

I needed to update a server from ESXi 5.0 to 5.5 which was hosted with OVH. I really didnt want to rebuild it using their installer as it would mean reformatting and rebuilding and...