DOCSIS 3.0 "Road Runner Extreme": HOWTO and initial thoughts

Last Sunday I had Time Warner here in Raleigh install their new DOCSIS 3.0 service, advertising 30Mbit down and 5Mbit up for just under \$80 a month. I was already paying about \$60 for 10Mbit down and 384k up (yes, 384k) so I considered this is a good upgrade ...

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Local DNS cache and NetworkManager

If you've used a debian-based distribution and delved into the network setup, you've probably seen something called 'resolvconf'. This is a tool that manages the local dnsmasq cache and /etc/resolv.conf file so that it stays sane when NetworkManager and other tools change the network configuration. NetworkManager ...

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