How to get crowd consensus with Virus Scanning

Evaluating Software from the Internet Recently I've been evaluating software for personal and client use Today Operating Systems tend to have a severe level of distrust toward software downloaded from random locations and you have to explicitly bypass restrictions to...

Google Chrome Infuriating Redirects

Google Apps has the ability to define a custom hostname for it's calendar, drive, mail, sites, groups services How it works is you create a CNAME record in DNS that points from your custom domain to Google which then intelligently redirects you to the correct service...

Speedtest from the CLI

Awaiting a speed increase on you Internet connection but it's not there yet? Want to know within an hour when the speed increase happens? Create a crontab entry crontab -e With this content MAILTO="" 0 * * * * /Users/username/sites/speedtest/speedtest.sh >>...

NTTTCP Windows – Linux both directions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-network/create-vm-accelerated-networking-powershell#supported-vm-instances SendReceiveWindowsLinuxntttcp -s -m 4,*,192.168.1.5 -nsntttcp -r -m 4,*,192.168.1.5 -NLinuxWindowsntttcp -s -m 4,*,192.168.1.4 -Nntttcp -r -m...

NTttcp – Test Network Performance

When I was working at Rio Tinto in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. I used NTttcp to test network switch throughput on some Cisco Switches. (From memory they had lost some ports due to a lightning strike) I had forgotten about it for years but was reminded of it...

Disable the Twitter in-app Browser

When using Twitter on my Android OnePlus 3T phone. If I click on a link and then browse the article. After a short time of scrolling and reading the Twitter in-app Browser locks up and I have to restart Twitter To fix: Click on your profile picture, select settings...

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