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I am stuck connecting to the internet via a usb wifi stick

I am trying to set up a an internet connection through a usb wifi sticker in Linux. Here's the sequence I tried: iw dev This returns the name(?) of the Interface that I want to connect to: phy#0 ...
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Program like vnStat that filters for only external (Internet) traffic

I've been using vnStat to monitor the ethernet interface on a Linux computer, but found that it includes all local traffic. I do many file transfers from within the subnet which far exceeds the ...
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how do I make a SIP phone ring with sipsak?

How can I use sipsak to simulate a call so that there's an actual ring, or possibly even a sound is played? thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ sudo sipsak -v --usrloc-mode --from sip:demo_alice@...
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How to check if IP has MAC address and if MAC = NULL, reboot

I have a machine that is used for network storage, that's it. Not a daily use machine. It's using LAN for network connection. For some unknown reason my MAC address is dropping from a machine on my ...
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maximum value of congestion window in ubuntu

I need to find the max congestion window value for TCP in ubuntu. I only find the init window size; I can’t find the max.
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regarding xrdb: Resource temporarily unavailable

after ssh to a machine, I got the following message, xrdb: Resource temporarily unavailable xrdb: Can't open display 'localhost:10.0' What does it mean?
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How to keep VPN connection alive / restrict from time out when idle?

I am looking for various ways to keep VPN connection alive on a Unix based system when I am idle. One way I know is run a command like "top" >top which continuously runs. Is there any other way ...
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What command line tools can be used to manually perform each step of an entire network “conversation”?

I know, I know; the phrase "network conversation" is imprecise almost to the point of meaninglessness. Let's take this specific scenario: I plug in a computer to a DHCP enabled router, open a browser ...
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Super slow internet requests

My Internet connection seems to be extremely slow on loading pages, specifically (it appears) when the browser sends the request for the first time. It takes like 5-6 seconds just to send the request ...
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Setting up PPPoE on Debian 10 guidance

I am trying to connect to the internet via PPPoE on my laptop running Debian 10 using the command line. Here is what I tried so far: edit /etc/ppp/provider and add the following content: plugin rp-...
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CLI Utility to see the http requests that'll be made by a command

I have a script which invokes some library code that makes some HTTP and HTTPS requests, let's call it script.sh Is there a command which would look like some-wireshark-type-utility ./script.sh and ...
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How to prevent ss ouput with empty lines?

Moving from netstat to iproute2 ss I noticed that the output from ss tends to spill over into empty "new lines" when connecting via SSH from a cygwin terminal. e.g.: user@host:~ $ ss -4t State ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED: how to show the cause

I am running an application (over and over again in a for loop) which is very heavyweight. I attempt to start the application via a python script. Sometimes when I do that, I get a ...
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CLI or ncurses tool for browsing local network?

I have a console-only SSH-based pivot box inside a remote location. I want a console or ncurses-based tool that shows me active real-time information on which hosts are up. IP, hostname, etc. ...
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Linux Server Calculating NIC I/O AVG on eth0

I am trying to calculate NIC I/O AVG say for eth0 which is a 10GIG Interface during a specific time frame on my Linux server....I need NIC I/O AVG for One hour during a load test to check to see the ...
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CLI alternative to speedtest-cli?

I am trying to remotely test the internet connection on a headless server and am looking for a cli to do so. Speedtest-cli seems to give wildly inaccurate results and inconsistencies compared to the ...
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Getting IP address of remote VPN server

Is there a way to obtain the IP address of the remote VPN gateway that a running OpenVPN client is tunneled into, via the command line? More detail: Suppose OpenVPN is connected to a remote server, ...