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DumaOS free variants

I have been looking into a way to improve my ping in some games and I believe it may be due to the servers choosing locations not physically near me. I know there are hardware-software combos like DumaOS that provide the ability to use some geo-restrictions, but I was wondering if anyone knows of a free, software specific way that this could be done. My download speed is very fast and never generally have internet problems. I do not believe it has anything to do with my internet connection itself as I am hard-wired in to a fibre internet connection.

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Depending on the game, it might just be the game's servers being bad, in which case nothing you can do on your end will make it better.

 

DumaOS is just a router OS (as far as I can tell), you'd need to run it on your router... and off the shelf routers don't let you do that. A lot of routers have native QoS settings though, you could take a look at those.

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