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Jul/20

WiFi Features To Consider

Overview Here a few considerations I think are worth looking into in your next networking setup. I tried to list things that are less commonly known and marketed but makes living the wireless lifestyle easier. Fast Roaming The ability to … Continue reading

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Mar/20

Filtering Websites With Ubiquiti Security Gateway And OpenDNS

Overview The Unifi Security Gateway (USG) can be setup to assign a custom DNS server. The DNS server itself will perform the blocking based on the sites people/devices access. Pre-Requisites In order for everything to work beyond a working Unifi … Continue reading

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Dec/19

Pi-hole DNS Filtering

Overview Pi-hole is a very light weight, DNS filtering server. It’s so light that there are reports it can even run on a Raspberry Pi 1! Example reasons for filtering DNS include blocking ads to filtering out harmful sites (content … Continue reading

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Sep/19

Low Signal After Ubiquiti Access Point Firmware 4.0.42.10433

Upgrading from 4.0.21.9965 to 4.0.42.10433 (and beyond) on UAP AC Lite the signal was very poor and kept getting failed to obtain IP address error on multiple devices. It turns out the “Auto-Optimize Network” setting was having the opposite effect … Continue reading

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Jul/19

Home Networking Overview

Overview My goal was to have the ability to manage and control devices connected to my network but also make it as seamless as possible for the users. These goals can be broken down into 3 areas: Securing devices Network … Continue reading

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Mar/19

Cloud Desktop

Overview Having a persistent cloud environment means no more standby or shutting when you’re moving or leaving the computer. Leveraging cloud computing, it could be as cheap to run or as powerful as you want configure it. Install Gnome Install … Continue reading

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Oct/16

Install UniFi Controller On Ubuntu 16.04

Overview The Ubiquiti networking gear comes with a Java controller software to provision the hardware. It’s called the Unfi controller. Because it’s a Java application it can run on any Java compatible system so in my case I wanted to … Continue reading

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Feb/16

Migrating From Ubuntu 14.04 To 16.04

Overview I have written migration plans for Ubuntu upgrades before. What makes it different this time is the hybrid Docker containers that I have used in places and the support for virtual IP (VIP) in Digital Ocean, my current hosting … Continue reading