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comment Can squid be used in reverse or any other package be used in reverse
Squid caches/proxies HTTP/HTTPS traffic. I am not sure of the protocol Minecraft uses for multiplayer, and even if it is HTTP/HTTPS not everything HTTP/HTTPS is cacheable. You would probably have to have some type of caching server that's built/developed to work with Minecraft specifically. I have not heard of one and don't think one exists.
Jun
25
comment Q: Is it possible to monitor SSH activity across local network (within organization)?
It's possible to tell the protocol used from the structure of the traffic, but that's an advanced operation that would be on an advanced firewall or gateway device. A basic firewall that is simply set to allow any traffic on port 80 would allow it. If you want to make it look like HTTPS traffic on the protocol level, you have set up and tunnel your SSH through an HTTPS tunnel (adding latency and slowness) - I believe there are tools to accomplish this if you have a system outside of the network that can accept incoming connections.
Jun
23
comment How do I know when a command run over ssh has finished?
I've updated my answer.
Jun
22
comment Does UEFI potentially leak encryption keys?
I have heard that the only thing battery backed in most modern systems is the clock and that CMOS and NVRAM are usually EEPROM/flash memory now. And you don't want to clear it because it also stores boot information. However - read this: en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19593860 - looks like on that model you might be able to clear NVRAM by holding power for 30 seconds?
Jun
18
comment What's wrong with disabling the Windows page file?
The "safe" amount depends on the programs you run and when and how much they ask for memory. There isn't a specific amount of RAM that makes it OK to turn off your page file, it's the combination of programs you will run at once. Some programs are very deterministic and predictable and their memory requirements can be easily estimated, other programs, like browsers, are not.
Jun
18
comment Why Windows 10 is… number ten?
It may be worth noting Microsoft skipped 13 for the Office internal version number as well.
Jun
14
comment Loading a website using IP
Your browser will not send a 'Host:' header if you specify http://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX. DNS doesn't really have anything to do with the header directly (your browser uses DNS to find the IP of the host, and also sends the Host: header.) Behavior can vary according to how the web server is configured if your browser sends no header - it may ignore you, return an error, take you to a default site, simply not care, etc. The whole reason for the Host: header is so that one IP can be used to host sites for multiple domains - so mysite.example and mysite2.example can point to the same IP.
Jun
12
comment WinSCP File from Mainframe?
You're probably in the wrong directory. You may need to issue a cd command.
Jun
9
comment Why does Chrome need DNS lookup when the URL just an IP address?
Don't specify the brackets.
Jun
9
comment How does wake-on-lan works?
Basically, you can have another system on the same network send a WOL packet to a powered-off computer with WOL turned on, and the system will then power on. You can't WOL over the internet directly, there would have to be a system on that network powered on and accessible via the Internet that can send a WOL to the system you want turned on. Some home routers can do this (and they'll generally be always turned on and able to be accessed remotely by design), or some such routers can be flashed to DD-WRT/OpenWRT that can do this.
Jun
2
comment Why do I get permission denied even as root?
The NFS server may be denying access on the server end for some reason. Been a while since I've messed with NFS but I think on an NFS server you can deny a host or make permissions map differently. This would block you even as root locally. The NFS server itself may also not have permission to write on the remote directory for some reason, i.e. it's read only due to a crash or error.
May
29
comment Can I Swap Out Dell Desktop Power Cable
files.cablewholesale.com/hires/10w1-012.jpg - If the socket on the back of your PC looks like this fits, then you can use any cord that looks like this. This is a ubiquitous cord/socket.
May
29
comment what happens when router memory filled?
If you can access the web interface or telnet/SSH into it then RAM being full is not the issue.
May
27
comment IOCTL call error when trying to format an SD card
Did you try formatting it on a different card reader or system?
May
26
comment Disagreement in S.M.A.R.T info from different tools
Did you drop or bump the drive between using one tool and another?
May
19
comment Where does device mode and state output come from, and how do I disable it?
It's coming from the kernel. To silence these messages, but not others from the kernel, you'll need to dig into syslog or rsyslog depending upon your distro.
May
18
comment Why does running Linux eventually cause my ThinkPad T430 to refuse to boot or enter diagnostics?
There may be coreboot support for your system. coreboot.org/Supported_Motherboards
May
18
comment How long will a Solid-State-Drive (SSD) keep its data while not in use?
Ideally the FTL would rewrite flash pages that haven't been read in a while. Not sure if any SSD controllers actually do.
May
16
comment Is there any way to find out the motherboard for my dell e6420 without opening the machine?
On laptops it's generally going to be a proprietary motherboard specific to that model. But you can find out what type of RAM separately from knowing the motherboard. Run a utility like CPU-Z or google "Dell E6420 Service Manual" to find a PDF which lists the specs.
May
13
comment MIDI Cable bandwidth software emulation?
Seems like this is more about the characteristics of MIDI and MIDI modules rather than anything to do specifically with PC software or hardware. It should probably go here: music.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/midi