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FIOS Gig-Ethernet Installation

30 July, 2019 (15:17) | Hardware, Services | By: Lyle

My DSL line served me well, almost 20 years. It lived through 4 different ISPs, each getting bought and sold along the way, but always the same circuit. When it was first installed I felt like the fastest man on the Internet. 1.5M downloads, 786K uploads, low latency. That was a long time ago. The […]

Monitoring Network Traffic

13 October, 2012 (18:31) | Software | By: Lyle

This may apply to OS X only, but maybe Unix/Linux as well. My DSL service is pretty low end by today’s standards, around 786K bandwidth compared to the bazillion G per second of FIOS or whatever.  It’s always been fine, you only really notice its low end when downloading something really big like streaming HD […]