If you use Windows and you’re curious about what’s using your Internet broadband then the free TCPEye tool will probably help you. I used it a few weeks ago when something was sucking down gobs of data and making everything else slow. Turns out it was Windows Update, but not […]
No more wireless, I've gone wirefull!
Everyone else goes wireless with radio waves buzzing through the air and I return to good old ethernet cables and a switch. Today a package came from Amazon containing the D-Link DHP-303/B Powerline 200Mbps and a 5 port switch (and an internal drive to replace the tiny one in my […]
Ubuntu WiFi problems on the Dell D630 laptop
Wireless networking was always a bit patchy for me on my Dell Latitude D630 while running Ubuntu Gutsy version of Linux. It would work fine for ages and then freeze up suddenly, requiring a hard reboot to get things working (Apache would become unkillable, I guess because it was attached […]