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About LtStaffel

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  • Interests
    Solving puzzles, defeating challenges, snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
  • Biography
    I am root.


  • CPU
    AMD A10 6790K
  • Motherboard
    Gigabyte GA-F2A88X-D3H
  • RAM
    x4 Dell 4Gb DDR3
  • GPU
    EVGA GTX 750 Ti
  • Case
    Fractal CORE-3300
  • Storage
    x2 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD
  • PSU
    Corsair CSM 430W 80+ Gold
  • Display(s)
    HP 1080p Monitor
  • Cooling
    1 Little Stock Fan
  • Keyboard
    Logitech G710
  • Mouse
    Logitech G700s
  • Sound
    Logitech Z130 & ATHM50x
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

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  1. Why is the entire function body in a try statement?
  2. Either the file exists and you do not have permissions to write to it, or one of the directories in that tree does not exist. I'm guessing it is the latter case and that you copy and pasted that line, which was correct at some point but now one of the numbers in the directory names changed or something like that. Start at /sys/ and go down through the directory chain until you find the one that does not exist, and then try to figure out which one DOES exist now that you can use instead. Hope that made sense
  3. Yes, but why? You would just be calling java to do what the launcher does.
  4. Seems like you generally know what you're doing. As far as hardware is concerned, consumer grade CPUs and RAM will always be hugely faster for anything that isn't extremely parallel or virtualized (or containerized). An R720 would be nice and they are plentiful but the main consideration with them is noise and power. They will be much louder (60-70 dB) than any consumer grade hardware, which is why I ended up going with a whitebox similar to what you specced out on PCPP. However, DDR4 RAM is still really expensive. Pick your poison: loud and power hungry with cheap ram, or quiet and efficient
  5. This may sound silly but you didn't say you installed the game servers. You should also be aware that installing either Minecraft or Rust in the conventional way will not make it a server either. Have you installed the servers?
  6. This will not be much of a VPN in the conventional sense because it will not change your apparent IP to servers you connect to, nor will it encrypt any traffic that will be going outside your local network.
  7. Python can't pass functions as arguments
  8. That's not really what functional means. Functional programming is a much broader topic than that. Python is not a functional language. Python is a good language, but it is object oriented, not functional.
  9. I thought you meant functional vs object-oriented. OOP is much easier for a new person to understand than functional which is very mathematical, and lots of people dislike math.
  10. @Lurick is correct in that if your line is saturated, then the only way to still serve stuff is to have someone with a line big enough to eat the data. You should be able to get cloudflare DDoS protection without hosting all of your stuff on their servers. What would happen is that all traffic going to you would first go through them, and if a ddos happens then cloudflare eats the data and only passes on what you want from there. PS: Your picture in your edit is correct
  11. No, I'm saying you should put a firewall between your modem and router such that all traffic going in or out of your network must pass through the firewall both ways. No offense but, do you know what a firewall is? I think it's exactly what you need here and you seem knowledgeable on everything but firewalls, so I'd suggest you do some reading up on what they are and what they do. If you think you know anyone who's into network security and could help you with this, then I'd recommend you get them involved so they can help you more easily in ways that are hard to do over a forum.
  12. clarifying question: Does any of this stuff you're serving need to be accessed from outside the office? If it needs to be accessed from outside your office, does it need to be world-accessible, or can you afford to whitelist IPs or have a VPN to get in?