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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 BTC: 14wVPFBWNAKmfNsgUrPpw8EytkXFLjxYoU ETH: 0x8528793dF77a57186f5B15dA6DC1eaA3c5e92c4a LTC : LMpW2rGYnYdUwvnHA4huB6TGcPEEc1JzXw

Quick and easy way to have a home DNS server via Pi-hole – part 2

Pi-hole as your local DHCP server. This is very easy. It does not matter what method you would use to login to the Pi as long as you can access and edit the /etc/hosts file, you are golden. In this … Continue reading

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Quick and easy way to have a home DNS server via Pi-hole – part 1

Don’t you want to block those pesky Internet ads and pop-ups ads? Pi-hole is the answer. If you do not know what a pi-hole is, here is an extract from the pi-hole GitHub page. Block ads for all your devices without the need to install … Continue reading

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OpenVPN and Raspberry Pi 3 – update

See original post here : I wrote that post several months ago, and I would like to update it since I visited my issues I was having with it and now things seem to be working. I don’t know how much … Continue reading

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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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