Category Archives: systemtools

What’s Causing that Network Traffic on Linux?

I noticed some periodic network traffic on my Ubuntu 12.04 box. Naturally, I wonder what was polling like that… Then I realized netstat -apĀ  will tell me the process using a port, but just doesn’t provide enough info to figure … Continue reading

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System backups and restores

One big reason I want to be efficient with work tasks is to have time for play. I’m a computer gamer. Unfortunately, this means Windows directly on the hardware (as opposed to emulation or virtualization from a different host OS.) … Continue reading

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