Xbox One Live and SonicWALL – NAT Type – Open

Recently, I changed my firewall setup at home. I wanted something more versatile that allowed me to do VLANs, Rules, Translations, etc. Simple home networking equipment does not provide the robust networking needs that business grade equipment does. In that, I work in...

Webmin and UniFi on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server

Recently I created a virtual machine using Ubuntu Server 18.04.1. The purpose of this server is to run the UniFi Controller to manage my in-home UniFi Pro AP Units. Installing Ubuntu 18.04 Server was quite simple and effortless. However, I like to manage my GUI-less...

Chromebooks – My experience.

For several years I have looked at Chromebooks and absolutely steered everyone I know away from them. Why? You might ask. Isn’t a Chromebook based on the Linux Kernel? Yes, but I steered folks away for the simple reason that most users were unaware of the fact...

Windows 10 – A Snitch?

Windows 10 has evolved into a pretty nice operating system. Microsoft finally produced an Operating System that works (looking back at Windows 8 here), but one thing Microsoft forgot to tell you is that Windows is a snitch! Yes, I just called Windows 10 a snitch! By...

Sharing Photos from any Smartphone to Linux.

What is needed? Smartphone: Windows, iOS, or Android Linux: Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Linux Mint, etc. Dropbox Account: Free or Paid What next? Owning a Window’s Phone or iOS-based device (iPhone, iPad) is great if you also own or enjoy using the...