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 Posted by Akensai on May 15, 2012 in Tutorials and has 17 replies.  

Ping Status

A few days ago I came across a need to have a script to ping an IP:Port to see if a list of machines where online or offline. The basis for this was for a list of about 60 dedicated servers that I wanted to be able to load a page to see if any where down. After a few »




 Posted by Akensai on January 28, 2012 in Reviews, Tech and has 11 replies.  

Netbook Operating Systems

For Christmas I bought myself a netbook, mainly so I can lay around on the couch, play video games, etc while I work. It’s been nearly a month now and I have been trying various Operating Systems to figure out which is best for what I need, what I need is just web access, SSH, and an RDP client. Anyways, »




 Posted by Akensai on November 26, 2011 in Internet, Tech, Tutorials and has 19 replies.  

Recently I had the pleasure of setting up a VPN via a 512mb Linode VPS ($20/mo) and I must say it impressed me beyond all belief. Why did it impress me you ask? Well, uptime is incredible and the speeds are nothing short of amazing. I am connected right now via the VPN I setup in Georgia and it feels »




 Posted by Akensai on June 02, 2011 in Education and has 53 replies.  

The general population of the world has no idea about these sunken cities, some call them the cities of Atlantis; but thats just myth. These sunken cities predate all other known civilizations on earth by thousands of years, so what exactly does that mean? Well it means we are entirely wrong about the history of human civilization, a host of people will tell »




 Posted by Akensai on May 31, 2011 in Tech, Tutorials and has 30 replies.  

As you may know, I run a 1500 slot Mumble server off of a DreamHost VPS. You may be thinking “why the hell is he doing that?” well, Murmur is so light-weight that it takes almost nothing to run, at this exact moment I have 49 people in mine and I can’t even measure the resource use, its that low. »




 Posted by Akensai on March 14, 2011 in Gaming, Tutorials and has 5 replies.  

Updated March 14, 2011 View the DreamHost Forum Discussion on this. By now most people know I am using Dreamhost Private Servers to run Team Fortress 2 game servers, so I decided it’s time to share the secret to running a 32 slot TF2 server for $11 a month (bundled) or $15 a month (single). First off, you pay for a Dreamhost »




 Posted by Akensai on February 22, 2011 in Tutorials and has 1 reply.  

1) Introduction What is Solaris? Solaris is a mature UNIX Operating System, derived from Sun and AT&T’s partnership in 1988 that created UNIX Sytem V, Release 4. The first official release of Solaris in 1992 incorporated SVR4 plus many features from Sun’s previous BSD-Based SunOS, such as the Network File System and a number of BSD libraries for compatibility. 1992’s »




 Posted by Akensai on February 21, 2011 in Gaming, Tutorials and has 6 replies.  

Zelda: Ocarina of Time (PC to TV)

It’s always better to read with music…  A Yoshi as it was called in the 90′s, is a rig that can play any video game. When the term was used in the 90′s it often meant a complex system of consoles stacked on top of each other using the same ports for video and audio. The end result of which »