You can run multiple instances of Squid on the same instance and bind it to floating IPs. Just use: “squid -f /path/to/squid.conf2” to startup the process alongside “squid -f /path/to/squid.conf2 -k reconfigure” to refresh any config changes. If you’re using a custom IP:PORT config in squid.conf*, and use a Firewall on your @Vultr instances, just […]
Looks like Optimum Online / AlticeOne decided to block entire IP-ranges preventing me from reach my Japan-based Vultr VPS. It was working for a few months. Time to switch back to Verizon FIOS.
Software like Brave and browser-based privacy plugins that block ads and trackers are wonderful – but protection is limited to your web browsing activity. Trackers and beacons exist beyond your browsing habits. Apps on your smartphone and tablet are designed to connect persistently over HTTP and HTTPS with servers to collect analytics data. These data […]
Do you have a vacuum at home? Do you drive a car or take the bus to work? Does your home have centralized air? There’s one thing they all have in common: AIR FILTERS Air filters are designed to capture a certain amount of particle “pollutants & allergens” for later disposal. These particles are tangible […]
Less is more. https://twitter.com/i/status/1326950581341048832
a 2.5″ HDD with macOS High Sierra installed originally from an MBP Early-2011 does not boot properly when used with a MacPro5,1 – you’ll have to select the drive and run Startup Disk > Restart for the system to “bless” it. Mac OS X Lion on a MacPro5,1 requires the DVD installer (Recovery errors out […]
Opened up a used AirPort Time Capsule 802.11n (2nd Generation) unit to discover it has shiny 1TB @westerndigital Black Caviar drive with the Apple logo. I pulled it out and Airport Utility immediately detected the anomaly of the missing drive but provided an “ignore it” option.
The Toshiba Satellite 325CDS was sold back in 1996. It sports a 233Mhz Pentium processor, PCMCIA bay (2-slots), 3.5 floppy disk drive and a CD-ROM drive that doesn’t support DVDs. I was fortunate to acquire a well kept unit for about $25 – it had Windows 2000 installed on the primary 2.5″ IDE harddrive. Via […]