Since migrating a VM from qemu userspace networking to a dedicated IP and bridged networking I've been seeing abysmal throughput when downloading data from it. Instead of the usual 1.3MiB/s I get 30KiB/s tops. Taking a look with Wireshark a ton of retransmits of TCP segments appear …
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Long story short: add "server-ipv6 network/netmask" (for example a /80
of your server's /64) to your existing openvpn config and install npd6.
The modification of the OpenVPN config is trivial. It seems to be made primarily for the tun mode but works fine with tap (Layer 2 tunelling) as …
Since I found the buttons on my monitor to be inconvenient, I decided to try to go for a commandline utility that could set the brightness. There are several ways this can be implemented:
- the driver offers screen brightness setting through ACPI (via /sys/class/backlight, should work on most …
I replaced the default browser in Xfce (Settings → Preferred
Applications) with a custom Python script to do some additional URL
handling. To open a link in Firefox you just have to run
firefox -remote OpenURL(<url>) and you can even use it with multiple
Using the …
After trying for a long time I finally have my USB Stick boot everything I want: any Linux ISO & a Windows installer.
To make the USB stick still behave properly with Windows the NTFS partition needs to be the first partition. The bootloader, Syslinux/Extlinux in this case, goes onto …
As I didn't want a full blown Desktop Environment like Gnome or KDE on my laptop (which is running ArchLinux), I went with XFCE.
It worked nicely out of the box, except for the screen brightness
The hardware keys don't do anything at all by themselves except for firing …