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  • Thanks Nick!

    Did you mean to mark the thread as resolved?

    Yes I did. I figured it out using one of the installed CLI tools, iptraf and just waiting. Just hoping that there was a historical type tool, (and maybe a bit lazy on my part, so I asked), that could zero in on a prior date and time.

    Thank you sir!


  • Which Report or Command Line Query To FInd One Device Hogging Bandwidth

    I need to walk my brother through trying to find a device using a lot of bandwidth a day or two ago and I am not certain what report or what CLI app/command to use to try and find this device from a few days ago.

    Obviously I could go through the reports and stumble upon it but just hoping to save some time and that someone knows and can point to the correct place from the "get go".

    Thanks for any assistance!


  • John Jarrett
    John Jarrett replied to a discussion, What Is The Future of ClearOS?

    EXCELLENT NEWS NICK!!! So glad you're back even if the hours are reduced! Do hope you feel good about things with the company and this system can continue to do neat things, grow and make a buck or two!

    Still wish I could buy you a beer/pint!!


  • I am back now but have elected to reduce my hours. There is a large backlog of support work needed, but I'll work my way through it and try also to start working my way through the forum posts.

    Thanks for all the support.

  • Not meaning to beat a dead horse, but this is worrisome to me...

    Many are still planning...

    That was just not positive. Why not say, "We will be doing long term updates, developments, and advancements. You can expect to see the next system updates on 3/10/22". We apologize while we restructure our business and we will let the community know of any issues ahead".

    I am truly saddened by the current issues within your company. And is "no news good news"? Please give us updates good or bad.

  • John Jarrett
    John Jarrett replied to a discussion, What Is The Future of ClearOS?

    I wonder how much can be forked?

    Any programmers and Linux gurus want to take on such a challenge?


  • I too have the same questions as Patrick.

    Please see my post at:


  • John Jarrett
    John Jarrett started a new discussion, What Is The Future of ClearOS?

    What Is The Future of ClearOS?

    To: ClearOS Business Admins, I.E., those who are in charge of everything Clear

    I am just one person and a pretty insignificant voice in this big world. I have used almost every iteration of ClearOS going WAY back to when it was ClarkConnect! I believe that ClarkConnect was my first foray into the Linux "appliance" world and it has always served me well as my home office router. I have tried all of the other OpenSource firewall/routers from pfSense, to Untangle to everything in between. Learned a lot but I always came back to ClearOS! ClearOS just worked and was easy to configure and with a few tweaks one could make it do anything the other distros would do. And...

    We had an online expert for almost as long as I can remember, an expert always in the forums helping me (us) out. For quite a few years it was Nick Howitt. This man was such a valuable asset to me and to this forum IMHO.

    Today is the first day I have seen questions in these forums go with zero replies. I fear that this will continue. I am no expert but I am certain others are and may come forward in time.

    I have never supported ClearOS or ClarkConnect with money. Never bought a module and now I feel that I should have or at least Clear should have created a donation button to help keep things alive. I have done that with out OpenSource projects.

    It is my true and fervent hope that Nick still would like to work for Clear and that the issues he and the company are having can hopefully be remedied. If not, shame on Clear for letting a valuable asset get away.

    To Nick Howitt: Good luck to you sir! You have always been courteous and certainly helped me a lot! And I have asked some pretty stupid questions! I wish I could buy you a pint! And I do hope you show up from time to time in these forums!

    To Clear: Will ClearOS still be a leader? Will this project and company stay alive? If you're folding up, closing the doors, turning the light switch off, please let us know sooner rather than later. This kind of employee stuff just seems like a pre-cusror to more issues and problems ahead.


  • John Jarrett
    John Jarrett replied to a discussion, any updates for the PwnKit


    OH NO! First it sucks that another vulnerability exists, but luckily it is found but more importantly we (I), don't want to see you disappear!!! I am hoping that things will work out as you have been more than great helping us on this forum, fixing stuff, preparing updates and everything!

    PLEASE keep us posted.


  • Thanks for the replies Nick! And, sorry for the length of time in my reply. Life! Geesh!

    When I got your first reply I was in the process of doing a manual file scan which takes some time. When it finished doing a scan, those notifications did not appear.

    Today I did a yum update app-file-scan* app-antivirus* and no updates were marked for upgrade.

    My file scan is set to run at 0200 and the updates started about 0300. SO... it 'appears' as though all somehow miraculously updated during a scan, messed up during that scan but then cleared upon doing a manual scan later.

    All 'seems' well at this time.