Installing speedtest-cli on a USG-PRO-4

I received an email from today Xfinity/Comcast letting me know that they increased my internet speeds, all for free. I made a screenshot of the email that was sent, as shown in the image below. As with most things that Xfinity/Comcast promises I am skeptical since I currently am paying for their top tier 1000Mb/40Mb …

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How to perform a traceroute

Traceroute is a common diagnostic tool for displaying the route and measuring any delayed packets across a network. The traceroute command is available by default on almost all modern operating systems, and for ones that it is not included on by default, it is usually simple to go about installing it. Usage Windows Click on the Start …

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The hidden network quality tool in macOS Monterey

Usage It seems that Apple has quietly added a new tool in macOS Monterey for measuring your device’s Internet connectivity quality. You can access this tool via the terminal on your computer. To do so you would simply type networkQuality in the terminal prompt to execute the utility. Running the networkQuality command will provide the …

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Scam: DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification Email

Per my usual morning routine when I get up, I spend a few minutes on my phone. The first thing I always do is check over the notifications that came in while I was sleeping, reply as needed. After that as a habit I update all the apps on my phone that need updating, and while that is happening I check my email.

The other morning while checking the email I noticed a new contact form had been submitted on my Home Owners Association site that I handle the IT side of things. Normally most of the emails that come in are neighbors inquiring about the HOA dues, events in the neighborhood, or once and a while a general question or complaint.

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