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What software shall I use to control the internet at my home?

I want to control the internet my kids using so I can control what website they entre and videos they are watching on youtube also, to control the time they spend online I have a computer that is on ...
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Chaining 2 VPNs on Microsoft Windows

I'm looking for a program for Microsoft Windows 7 that can allow me to chain 2 VPNs. I.e., I have 2 VPN servers, VPN_server01 and VPN_server02. When connecting to Internet I want my Internet ...
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I want to host .md (markdown) to the public as a website?

Notice, I don't want to publish on [1]git to use Wiki format, Wikipedia, or any... to use any service as a third party to use the paid Obsidian service Publish My idea came from the Obsidian website ...
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Android app to view the network usage history over the past 12 hours

I'm looking for an Android application that can show the network usage history over the past 12 hours. I want to see the graph of the upload and download usage over the past 12 hours (or more). It ...
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Time-based internet shutoff on Linux

I'm looking to block internet access on my Linux laptop after a certain hour. Initially I was going to try chomper paired with a chron job to do the trick, but ran into a bug. In particular I want to ...
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Powerful open-source download manager for Android

I often have issues with downloading heavy content on my smart-phone, either because of poor internet connection, or server problems. The download-manager that comes with Android is very weak. Can ...
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Alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port

I am looking for a Windows 7 program that can give an alert if a remote computer tries to connect on a given port, and gives the option to accept or refuse. I don't want any warning regarding other ...
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Python library for handling and limiting bandwidth of all processes in Windows 10

I am using netlimiter, a bandwidth controlling system, in which we can limit bandwidth to a given value, kill connections and monitor realtime data usage by all processes. But It has limited trial ...
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Youtube Addiction: Allow access to videos from certain channels

I want to use linux based tools (open source) to allow access to videos from ONLY certain youtube channels. Is there any tool that could help me? I think DNS masking won't work. May be the software ...
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Is there a way to search the internet while avoiding sites with paywall articles?

Like I want to search for coding or stats sites, but a bunch of sites with paywalls for articles come up (or they say to sign up for free, to which a paywall for the article is then mentioned, maybe ...
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Pure text web browser for Android?

On Linux I used to use pure text internet browsers in the terminal. I need one for Android, perhaps in an app. From the US, I'm trying to access the Russian internet like http://en.kremlin.ru/ and all ...
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CLI tools to test internet connectivity and stability

I have to choose between two Internet Service Providers (ISP's), I have tried ping to test the two ISP's but I am looking for more accurate and reliable testing tools.
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Screen reader Android app that sends text as an API request

If I have an API where I can give it a text and it will return an audio file reading the text. I'm not an Android developer, so I'm not able to develop a TTS service from scratch. Hence, I need a ...
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Program to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10

Several processes are uploading data. I am looking for a program that allows me to set a priority order between processes for uploading data on Windows 10. E.g., processing1.exe get 90% of the ...
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Server that (can) proves what code it is running

I'm looking to host some (continuously running forever-or-for-a-period-of-time) code on a server. The code might be open-source. While I decide what code will be running by that server, anyone else ...
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Software that sniffs my internet connection and tests failed packages

Does a software exist that monitores/sniffs on my system all send packages to the internet and looks specific for failed/lost packages and then tries to trace route a few times to that destination to ...
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Firewall for Windows to work with hosts/websites and wildcards instead of IPs

I need a Firewall for Windows which could disallow the access to all websites/hosts and allow only to the ones whitelisted instead of working with IPs as built-in Windows Firewall does. For example, ...
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Is there any web portal which shows upload speed while uploading files?

I want to upload some files. I can use we transfer or drop box but the problem is all these web portal do not show upload speed. Is there any cloud storage where I can upload files and it also shows ...
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Any software on windows that can completely block internet access?

Not to block a website, not to block social websites like Twitter or Facebook, but to block the whole internet. And while the program is running, you can do nothing about it. It's a self-control ...
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What is a modern Internet Cafe software for Windows 10/11?

I am looking for cyber cafe software that can run 10 machines, it can be free or paid, but must work for Windows 10 and 11. Required features:- Time slot based (30 minute intervals or failing that, ...
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I am looking for an npm package suggestion for scraping websites?

If there is a better stack exchange site to ask this question please let me know. But I need to use Node.js and some package to download web sites. There is a slew of them: There is the native Node ...
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Android application for connecting to wired Internet

I plugged cable into my PC and establish DSL pppoe connection. I want to be able to connect my smartphone to this wired Internet (no Wi-Fi or mobile network). I got adapters RJ-45 to USB and USB to ...
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Best software to monitor inbound and outbound connections including source and destination info

I have searched StackExchange, SuperUser, and the internet trying to identify software that will allow me to monitor inbound and outbound connections including source and destination info. NOTE: I am ...
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How to automatically extract images from the cache on chrome (or other browser)

I've been wondering if there is any way to automatically download images (.png mostly) while you are browsing internet. To be clear I'd like to grab the image at the moment they are downloaded on my ...
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Version of ping with accurate and detailed statistics

I recently found out that the default Windows ping <IP> -t statistic is a bit off and the reason is that Windows counts a "Destination unreachable" as a valid reply (which may even be ...
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Looking for a software that can block all applications except one from using the internet?

I want Windows software that blocks everything except one application of your choice. I want this for gaming. Oftentimes when gaming, there's like 5 or more other applications randomly using the ...
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What to use to measure internet latency? Ping, lft, mtr, traceroute - I tried them all

I'm unable to measure latency to a server. I've tried ping, traceroute, lft and mtr with the default parameters. I always get a partial result: rob@Robs-2019 ~ % ping seau.gssv-fastlane-prod.xboxlive....
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foolproof unpacking of .WARC archives

I am looking into options for extracting WARC archive files but the landscape seems very grim None of the following work: https://github.com/internetarchive/warctools - apparently does not have ...
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sending high quality audio over the in the internet to a single point

I am trying to find out software to connect point to point but the audio quality has to be real good. Mumble seems to be for voice so it does not meet my demands. The problem is further aggravated by ...
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Failover switch Walk through

Our internet goes out frequently and I would like to failover to either dial up or cellular connection but only for a matter of minutes. Apparantly I am right out of the range for internet and have ...
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Web browser that creates independent sessions for each new window?

Is there an internet browser for a Windows PC (or can a browser be configured in such a way) where each New Window creates an independent session free of any cookies and such opened in other Windows? ...
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Open-source software to monitor internet speed for long time

I am looking for a software which is having an ability to monitor internet speed/bandwidth for long duration, The software should be capable of giving, Internet speed graph Should run long time ...
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Share a file or web page(html would work too) to a specific person using internet

I know there are lots of methods of sharing now but I want to create a web page and publish it on the web but don't want search engines to find it.I don't even want any custom domain or any domain at ...
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Portable software to investigate which apps on Windows PC are sending data to the internet, and how much

It appears that my Windows 10 PC is sending out unusual data to the internet. Reasons why I believe this: I often (about once a day) get a ReCaptcha Turing Test when I search something on Google (i.e....
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Streaming high quality audio over the Internet, single point to point

A friend and I have been writing (electronic) music together for over a decade, but we're now separated by distance. It's essential that we're able to see one DAW (i.e. the audio composition software) ...
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Does anyone know any software that allows me to track my computer's bandwidth per hour?

Does anyone know any software that allows me to track my computer's bandwidth per hour? I'm tethering my phone to my laptop and I don't want to go over the hourly usage limit or I'll violate the ...
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Video players with RTSP support

I have asked this question first: What codec/capability is needed for a video player to play (French) TV stations as VLC does? (namely playing TV stations of the French provider Free) and I have ...
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Is there any browser that only asks the server for plain text?

I've run out of data on my mobile (Wi-Fi is not available all the time). However, I still want to search for websites where the important part of the content is only on the plain HTML (for example: ...
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Software to monitor my bandwidth capacity over time

In France, I used to use Grenouille to monitor my bandwidth capacity over time. It's free but it used to under-assess my bandwidth when I was using it a few years ago. Furthermore both the website and ...
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Alternative to Google alerts that cover mentions for more than just news articles?

I am looking for a tool similar to Google Alerts, but one that would track mentions more than just within news article. I'm looking for something that would track social media mentions, and other ...
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Any online tool or website we can join together to pray rosary real time?

Is there any online tool or website that permits people to join together in praying the rosary (and /or other prayers like Divine Mercy Prayer, Padre Pio Prayer...)? People can pray and have a ...
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Block internet access for target applications

I need to block access of target applications to the internet on Windows 7 and Windows 10. What is the most simple util for that? I don't want to use a full featured firewall.
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I want to access my Uni network from home [closed]

There is a private network in my university which can only be accessed while connected to University Network. Is there any hack by which I can access it from home? Keeping in mind I have very limited ...
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Is there a service that offers a VPN, or VPN-like service that terminates on the cellular network?

I'm looking for a service that I can use to route outgoing internet requests through the cell network, i.e. the request will appear to originate from a cell IP. Currently I'm using ngrok and an old ...
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Software that set a Internet limit on other software for Android

Is there a software for Android 7.x Nougat that can set a Internet (regardless data or wifi) limit on each and every Apps? Requirements: gratis set Internet limit for individual apps (including ...
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Web browser for Slackware 13 that can display today's webpages properly

This may sound crazy, but I have an oldish dell laptop loaded with Slackware 13 Linux on it (KDE 4) and not much free hard drive space and have been using it now for quite a few years with Opera web ...
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Software for bridging my computer and a VPS

I am not that much of a tech guy so I don't know how to call that software. Basically I am looking for a software that would bridge a connection from my VPS (which has a public IP address) to my ...
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Track down a caller from his ID

I use my company soft-fone for work. I never shared the tel # with anyone outside the company. Yet I keep getting a call from a caller ID which is obviously an a VOIP caller ID ( not a number just 5 ...
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simple lightweight reliable method to send notifications to ubuntu over internet

Me and my friend are using Ubuntu 16.04 I want to have a method to send a notification to her laptop. She is not so experienced with Linux so It's better to be very easy to setup. I want it to be ...
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Notification tool for continuous update checking of remote file (by URI)

Usage scenario Somebody regularly uploads new PDFs to his web page and updates the old ones. I do copy them to my hard drive, however, I am unfortunately not notified of any updates to the files. ...