Category Archives: Networking

Posts about Networking, Networking design, Networking philosophy, etc.

Home Networking 3 – A review of the basics

This writeup is inspired by the remote geek consulting I’m doing for my sweetie while she’s visiting Mom and trying to bring her Mom’s computing platform and infrastructure up to speed. Here I will review the basics of a good home network with some solid and useful upgrades for certain purposes.

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Home Networking 2 – WiFi versus hard lines

Here we discuss network design from the point of view of WiFi versus hard line links within the household.

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Home Networking 1

I recently upgraded my home network by buying, configuring and installing a hobbyists’ “performance” router, the Edge Router LITE from Ubiquiti. This after years of sticking with crappy consumer line Netgear products after getting royally screwed by Linksys (just as it was getting acquired by Cisco). This article is about acquiring, setting up and finally putting that router into place (today, as it happens) and what was involved.

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