May 2017

How to Speedtest Your Server

I needed to speedtest my GNU/Linux server for my last post UltraVPS: Cheap VPS Hosting Starting at 2€ per Month and I looked at different approaches and the best one seems to be using the speedtest python script from sivel on Github.

28 May 2017 12:05 GMT

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26 May 2017 11:49 GMT

Troopsender 1.0.0 Released

Troopsender 1.0.0 has been released. Troopsender is a program to launch multiple attacks within the same second in the browser game Travian.

24 May 2017 17:45 GMT

GPU Passthrough using Qemu and KVM

I have been using Windows 10 inside a Qemu/KVM virtual machine with a passed-through GPU on NixOS for a while now and I can say that the performance is very close to native. It's great to be able to fire up a Windows 10 machine which integrates seamlessly into my workflow with synergy. Not to mention, it is also possible to play games without lag! In my case I pass through my NVidia GTX 650 Ti and it works very well in the virtual machine, but YMMV. I will give a detailed description on how I got it working so you can get it working too.

23 May 2017 16:53 GMT

Developing Software on NixOS

I have been personally developing my own software on NixOS for a while now and there isn't much information out on the web on how to do it, so here's a quick guide.

23 May 2017 16:34 GMT

Track Adblock and uBlock Users with Piwik

I’ve personally run into the issue of not being able to track users who have Adblock, uBlock or similar add-ons and I’ve come up with a solution that is guaranteed to work across them all.

23 May 2017 16:03 GMT

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23 May 2017 00:00 GMT

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