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Amazon Associates Link Builder (AALB) is discontinued – please change ALL pages

A friend of mine has a problem. The WordPress plugin Amazon Associates Link Builder (AALB) will be discontinued on March 9, 2020. Amazon informs everyone in an article about the situation. You read in detail that after this date the plugin will no longer work because the Product Advertising API 4.0 (PA API 4) will…

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How to install the ONLYOFFICE App in Nextcloud Hub

This topic has not much to do with a VPN. But if you love your privacy you probably use a Virtual Private Network and run your own private Cloud. Nextcloud 18 or Nextcloud Hub is just out and one of the big news was the integrated ONLYOFFICE. In theory, you can install it like any…

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Wondershaper and VPN Router: Internet speed under control

We use the Internet for many things these days. Some need more bandwidth than others. Streaming for example can use a lot of data. There is one thing that really gets on my nerves with most streaming apps. I cannot determine the bandwidth at all or only vaguely. All apps think they know what quality…

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Use PayPal in Egypt — it’s actually quite easy with a VPN!

PayPal is not in Egypt. If you are travelling or staying in the country on the Nile for a longer period of time, you may want or need to use PayPal anyway. I always have problems to log into PayPal when I am in Egypt. But with a little trick a login at PayPal works…

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Chromecast Streaming and VPN? It works if you do that!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a nice to have gadget and can be installed quite easily on Linux, Windows, Android and so on. For all these devices, various VPN providers offer so-called clients. It is a piece of software that is installed on the device and connects you to the provider’s VPN network. But…

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VPN Router – Raspberry Pi, RaspAP and NordVPN (Wi-Fi Hotspot / Access Point)

To use your Raspberry Pi as a hotspot or access point is actually straightforward. You will find many guides that talk about lengthy manual configurations via command line with hostapd and so on. But it is actually much easier if you use RaspAP. Not only is the installation much easier – you also get a…