Fix dnf/yum repo failing after CentOS 8 EOL

Fix dnf/yum repo failing after CentOS 8 EOL

Centos 8 went End of Life on 31/12/2021 and the existing repositories were shutdown. This means that you are no longer able to download anything from the repos and will get errors such as: However there is a solution. The CentOS 8 repo has been frozen and migrated to https://vault.centos.org. While it is recommended to move to RHEL, AlmaLinux or Rocky Linux you can still get access to the frozen repo if that is not yet possible. To do this…

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Minefield: Minecraft Mods, Plugins & Servers Explained

Minefield: Minecraft Mods, Plugins & Servers Explained

In this post I will be discussing Minecraft: Java Edition exclusively. This is part 2 of my articles on Minecraft. Make sure you check out part 1 first. While Bedrock Edition has simplified how players access custom content, the original and argued by many still the best way to enjoy Minecraft is to use custom game servers and modpacks using Java edition. As with any mod community, there are many different mods from different developers and several ways of modding…

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Prevent automatic change of audio device – Ubuntu

Prevent automatic change of audio device – Ubuntu

If you are using HDMI or DisplayPort for audio, the devices regularly seem to switch back to in-built audio all by themselves. This can be due to the HDMI device becoming unavailable when the monitor turns itself off, causing PulseAudio to choose a different device. This causes a problem as PulseAudio does not automatically go back to the originally selected device once the HDMI device has returned. This is very frustrating as it means constantly having to re-selected the prefered…

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SteamCMD Workaround for “appid 90” HLDS Games Servers Part II

SteamCMD Workaround for “appid 90” HLDS Games Servers Part II

Update October 2017: It seems this issue has returned after Valve fixed it several years ago. I have updated this repo with new app_manifest files for each server. Hopefully Valve fix the issue again. HLDS (GoldSrc) games use appid 90 to download the game server files from SteamCMD. There is a bug that prevents all the files being downloaded from SteamCMD. Getting all the files can take any number of attempts for SteamCMD to download them all. The fix is…

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Debian 7 “Wheezy” LTS Updates

Debian 7 “Wheezy” LTS Updates

Debian 7 “Wheezy” Is managed by the LTS (Long Term Support) team. Who are responsible for security updates on wheezy until May 2018. To continue to receive updates you will need to update your sources.list. vi /etc/apt/sources.list Add the following to your sources.list file deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main contrib non-free deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free…

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Backblaze B2 Reaching “Class C Transactions Cap” with Synology NAS

Backblaze B2 Reaching “Class C Transactions Cap” with Synology NAS

Symptom You may be getting the following alerts via email. Class C Transactions Cap Reached 100% You have reached 100% of the free Backblaze Daily Class C Transactions Cap. To increase your Daily Class C Transactions Cap or to change your Cap Notification Settings log on to the ‘Caps & Alerts’ page When you login to the Backblaze control panel you will see your class C transactions cap has reached. Reason Synology cloud sync by default does a sync check for files every…

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