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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Cloud Backup for Synology NAS using BackBlaze B2

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 to backup; this works out at around $5 for 1TB. By far the cheapest cloud storage solution compared to others, finally making it affordable for to use this type of solution….

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Pushbullet: How to Send a message from Bash

Pushbullet: How to Send a message from Bash

With this simple one line of code it is possible to send a message to your Pushbullet account from the Linux terminal. This is great if you want your BASH script to message you when a specific task completes or fails. All that is required is a Pushbullet token that you can obtain from the settings within your PushBullet Account. This can be found here https://www.pushbullet.com/#settings Now paste the code to your terminal replacing the pushbullettoken with your own token and changing…

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Thank You Note from Doxie Team

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 thing I need now is to get more organised. Thanks @Doxie http://www.getdoxie.com The email reads: Hey Daniel, I noticed you recently registered your Doxie. Congrats on making the first step…

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Install Plex Classic on NowTV Box

Install Plex Classic on NowTV Box

update: Sadly sideloading has been taken off the NowTV box so you can no longer user Plex with NowTV. See link here for details 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 is the ability to watch your…

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Fedora 22: Setting a static IP address

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 run on boot. systemctl restart network.service systemctl enable network.service Set the Static Address 1. Check which interface(s) you want to set as static. [[email protected] ~]# ifconfig em1: flags=4163 mtu 1500…

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Fedora 21: Setting a static IP address

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 run on boot. systemctl restart network.service systemctl enable network.service Set the Static Address 1. Check which interface(s) you want to set as static. [[email protected] ~]# ifconfig em1: flags=4163 mtu 1500…

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Delta RPMs disabled

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 downloaded saving bandwidth. To use delta RPMs install the deltarpm package yum install deltarpm