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 …

Cloud Backup for Synology NAS using BackBlaze B2

This tutorial will run though the set up Backblaze B2 cloud storage as a backup method for your Synology NAS using Cloud Sync.   What is Backblaze B2? Backblaze B2 is a recently released cloud backup storage solution that works with Synology NAS (and other applications). It  charges $0.005 per GB …

Thank You Note from Doxie Team

Thought this was a nice touch. I registered my Doxie GO Wi-Fi scanner that I had been using for a little while now and got this unexpected email back from Doxie Customer Care. I have been impressed with the scanner and has helped me quickly digitize my paper work. The only …

Install Plex Classic on NowTV Box

NowTV box (Roku Player in disguise) is a great cheap set-top box that you can pick up for around £20. It has a good selection of apps such as iPlayer, ITVHub, 4oD and YouTube as well as the optional paid NowTV service which I also recommend. The only thing really missing …

Fedora 22: Setting a static IP address

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within Fedora 22. Disable Network Manager 1. First stop and disable the gnome network manager from running on boot. systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl disable NetworkManager.service 2. Now start and enable the network service to …

Fedora 21: Setting a static IP address

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within Fedora 21. Disable Network Manager 1. First stop and disable the gnome network manager from running on boot. systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl disable NetworkManager.service 2. Now start and enable the network service to …

Delta RPMs disabled

If you get the following message the using yum you are missing the deltarpm package. Delta RPMs disabled because /usr/bin/applydeltarpm not installed. Delta RPM packages contain the difference between an old and a new version of an RPM package. This means the whole new RPM does not have to be …

SteamCMD Commands and Convars

SteamCMD does not have a “list all” command to get all command options within SteamCMD. Instead you have to use find <string>. I created a script outputs all the commands available and saves it to a file. To save you the effort of needing to use this script here is …