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 Posted by Akensai on May 15, 2012 in Tutorials and has 18 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 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 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 7 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 »