Author Archives: Adam Thorn


This week, I’ve spent some time analysing traffic on our network to try to get to the bottom of some slightly odd behaviour we’ve been seeing. Ordinarly I’d use tcpdump and/or wireshark. They’re great for capturing traffic and filtering by, … Continue reading

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Pipe viewer

I’ve been moving many terabytes of data between servers this week, and have been using a lot of piped tar commands to help out. Now it’s often useful to have a progress indicator when dong any sort of lengthy operation, … Continue reading

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