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Is My E2500 Broken?

Is My E2500 Broken?

Happy Friday Everyone! As everyone who has ever met me probably knows I like to learn about computers and have the tendency to get excited about stuff no one else cares about. Today I opened the web interface on my Linksys e2500 router which runs the DD-WRT firmware. And saw that the system load was a perfect 0.00, 0.00, 0.00 (no CPU load over the past 1, 5, and 15 minutes respectively). The web interface also told me that the…

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Automatic Linux Backup Script

Automatic Linux Backup Script

For quite some time I’ve needed a script to backup all of my Linux servers to a single machine on the network. Of course, I wanted this to be automated so I didn’t forget to run it. I was looking for a Linux Backup script that would do the following things: Wake the backup server Backup files from several different directories Backup MySQL databases Upload the files to another server (preferably using something encrypted like SCP) (Securely) delete the old…

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Posting Voicemails to WordPress?

Posting Voicemails to WordPress?

Hello everyone, I have the tendency to ask questions or come up with solutions to problems no one asked me about. Today, I noticed that WordPress allows you to specify an email account that you’ve setup specifically so that any emails send to it automatically gets parsed by and then posted on the WordPress website. Now, I personally can’t see why you would want to do this. If you have an Internet connection why wouldn’t you just go straight to…

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Using GPS for Time Reference on PFsense

Using GPS for Time Reference on PFsense

I’ve been using PFsense as a NTP server for quite some time now. I have it able to pick from any of the several stratum 1 and 2 time servers. One day while I was looking though the options I noticed an option to use a GPS. Curious what this was about I Googled it and I found this video fromĀ  Mark Furneaux who is a YouTuber who’s opinion I strongly respect.     I personally have shortly considered doing…

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