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This is the ideal laptop pointing device. You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like:

Which streaming platforms do you use to consume movies and television shows?

Boosts are highly appreciated.

Seriously considering dumping the ELK stack I setup for centralized log management in favor of Graylog. Holy cow this looks way easier and better.

Looks like the ESXi patch (ESXi670-202102401-SG) I applied to our hosts yesterday resolved the issue on the ESX side, and our vCenter server appliance is already the appropriate build (17138064)

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Well this marks a new era for myself. I'm at work streaming a movie off of my Starlink connected Plex server at 1080p without issue.

Rural selfhosting just got a lot more interesting.

Another major plus when using the pass password manager:
Using the rofi-pass script to enter credentials into any place that you can type text, including RDP and VNC remote desktop sessions. No need to keep password files and/or extensions installed on remote machines. This doesn't require sharing of the clipboard either. Winning!


passwordstore.org/


github.com/davatorium/rofi

rofi-pass
github.com/carnager/rofi-pass

Plex: Psst, hey... wanna play classic Atari games and your roms on your plex server?

Me: Hell yes!

Plex:

In Early America our present politicians would almost all be tarred and feathered by angry mobs for betraying Americans and prioritizing political theater for their own selfish gain.

TFW: Raspberry Pi foundation force-pushes a microsoft gpg key and vscode repository to everyone in a package update. Without letting the community know. Or explaining such a strange decision.
If people wanted microsoft's code on their pi's, they'd enter in a few commands to add the repo and the package themselves. Just like any other piece of software. Why make this the default for everyone? RPi Foundation get a huge check from MS or something?

Hello fosstodon folks, just moved over so here's my . I'm a local tech support person from Hampshire, UK, with a love of open source over data silos and third-party services. Glad to be here!

To test, I created a systemd service on my Plex VM to establish and keep alive a reverse ssh tunnel to my VPS. I then configured a virtual host in the nginx config on the VPS to port forward to the listening port on the tunnel. I was then able to access my Plex server running on my home network over the public internet. 👍

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Using to host services isn't ideal it turns out. Starlink uses CGNAT, which basically puts you into a double-nat situation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrier-

In other words, you can't simply setup a port forward in your home router and expect someone from the internet to be able to connect to a service running in your network, even if you set DMZ.

I was able however to setup reverse-tunnels to a vps and expose my services that way. PITA but workable.

Speed is phenomenal tonight. I've only had a fraction of these speeds with my previous janky 4g booster setup.

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