Travel, Code, and Engineering

Tag: networking

How to reboot a Raspberry Pi when the WiFi is down

I'm sometimes unable to SSH into my Raspberry Pi. I'm not sure why. I think it might help if I make a simple script that will reboot the Raspberry Pi when it can't ping Google. The script below is...

QoS with Tomato Firmware

I noticed that using BitTorrent made my internet connection effectively useless for other things: web browsing, video chat, VOIP, etc. To fix this, I installed Tomato by Shibby firmware on my...

Time for a New Router!

I've got an old router. I've had it forever. I know I definitely had it my Freshman year of college back in 2007, but I don't know exactly when I got it.

Wi-Fi Marketing Terminology

My desktop recently died on me, so I'm looking to build a new computer. Part of the build includes a USB Wi-Fi adapter. The last Wi-Fi adapter I bought was 802.11g. Since then, 802.11n and 802.11ac...

Comparison of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi

There are a number of misconceptions about 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi. Let's clear those up.