Category Archives: Computing

Speed test

Just ran an internet speed test and I am glad to see everything is working properly which is obviously not the case with some websites which are so slow and keep cutting out. Keep computing

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Project on the go (VI)

VPN Router As a reminder, the original objective of this project was to establish a VPN router which would, among other things, allow us to watch foreign TV and more importantly give additional security to our home network. As part … Continue reading

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Project on the go (V bis)

Connected equipment I had a strong feeling I had omitted some equipment on my list from yesterday. The night obviously brings advice and I woke up with 2 additional pieces bringing the list to 22 bits of equipment. Missing were: … Continue reading

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Project on the go (V)

Penultimate step I hope   Now that the new router is installed and working, I of course have to ensure all my equipment bits are set up with the new WIFI. I had no idea we had some many connected … Continue reading

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Project on the go (IV)

Further to my post earlier today, I have in the meantime received a text message from Orange to inform me the increased speed line was set up. I therefore had to dash and open the boxes obtained this morning to … Continue reading

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Project on the go (III)

Further to my previous 2 posts on the matter “Project on the go (I) & (II)” things are progressing. I did a few download speed tests yesterday with astounding results: From my iMac which is connected by cable to the … Continue reading

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Project on the go (II)

Further to my previous post, there is a cheaper and worth a try alternative as suggested by my eldest son. Go the Raspberry way   Basically use a Raspberry PI 3 as a VPN server      All this for … Continue reading

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