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About networkshinobi

This blog is about the things I learned about computers and networking to help me to remember them as I push further my studies. I created this blog to help myself to continue my education; and if you find this blog helpful for your studies, that is great. That is one of the reasons why I made this blog, to share my interest and knowledge. Also, all the entries/posts I made are based on my views, opinion and for educational purposes only. If you see some mistakes, feel free to drop some comments. I would appreciate all the helpful comments. Thanks

Bad Experience with Google Pixel XL (Android Oreo) and Google Support

I don’t know what I was thinking when I decided to switch from iPhone to Android. Right now, I am regretting it. When I switched to Android Google Pixel XL in June, everything was working as expected. Battery life was … Continue reading

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Nested virtualization on Proxmox VE

I am not an expert on this and still trying to learn to use Proxmox. If you are trying to run GNS3, EVE-NG or may be studying for VMware, you probably want to enable hardware virtualization. Meaning your PVE as your … Continue reading

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Plex server discovery from a different subnet

I am using unRaid server, but as far as I know, this can be done on any Plex app (QNAP or Synology) or containers. Okay, I am going to make this short. Installing Plex server on unRaid is pretty easy. The … Continue reading

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Proxmox VE for my homelab

I finally spent and built a server for my home lab. I have the free ESXi 6.5 on my old server N54L, but it is very limited this server can do – does not enough power for real labbing and … Continue reading

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unRaid and OSX slow directory listing

I have been using unRaid server for several months now, and it works the way I wanted it to be. However, there is one thing that was really annoying. Mapping a network drive on my OSX. At first, I thought … Continue reading

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OpenVPN for Android phone

I am assuming that you already exported the client profile from the OpenVPN server. I am talking about the .ovpn file. The process is pretty simple. The goal is to import the .ovpn file to the OpenVPN Connect app. Download … Continue reading

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OpenVPN for OSX desktop client

I guess we can start with Mac. You can use the Viscosity for $9. You can also use the TunnelBlick which is what I am going to be using here. Download the latest stable release of TunnelBlick, and install it. … Continue reading

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