Neoware Thin Client Dumpster Dive

A few weeks ago, I got lucky while poking around in the skips at the back of a local business that’s undergoing refurbishment. They’d just upgraded their IT hardware and had thrown out their old thin client PCs. I asked if I could have them and I was duly allowed to take them. They’re mostly […]

Reading Linux System Info With C++

Ever wondered where utilities like top, jnettop, free and mpstat get their information on CPU usage, network throughput, free RAM etc. from? Well, the majority of it is hidden within the /proc filesystem, most of the rest can be found in /sys and the last few scraps have to be gleaned from elsewhere. Some of […]