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Garrys Mod Linux server GLIBC_2.15 fix

Garrys Mod Linux server GLIBC_2.15 fix

Problem Facepunch Studio have released an update for Garrys Mod server that may cause the following error. Failed to open dedicated_srv.so (/lib/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15′ not found (required by bin/dedicated_srv.so)) or Failed to open dedicated_srv.so (/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.15′ not found (required by bin/dedicated_srv.so)) Facepunch have needed to update Garry’s Mod to use GLIBC_2.15.  because of this you will have the issue if GLIBC is older than GLIBC_2.15. This effects the following distros: CentOS 6 Debian 7 Ubuntu 12.10 or lower To…

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Parallels Plesk Panel Maillog location Linux

Parallels Plesk Panel Maillog location Linux

When trying to find the email logs on my Plesk server I struggled to find them at first. Parallels Plesk Panel maillog is in a non standard location compared to you standard Linux system. On most Linux systems you will find the mail log in /var/log. However Plesk Panel stores the logs in usr/local/psa/var/log. If you want to see the servers mail log use the following command. tail -f /usr/local/psa/var/log/maillog I recommend creating a symbolic link to plesk logs within…

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CentOS 6: Setting a Static IP address

CentOS 6: Setting a Static IP address

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within CentOS 6. Set the Static Address 1. Check which interface(s) you want to set as static. eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 4C:72:B9:D1:D3:26 inet addr:192.168.1.58 Bcast:5.135.164.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::4e72:b9ff:fed1:d326/64 Scope:Link inet6 addr: 2001:41d0:8:e77b::1/64 Scope:Global UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:640586231 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:1476012131 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:98117934406 (91.3 GiB) TX bytes:953623859810 (888.1 GiB) Interrupt:20 Memory:fe500000-fe520000…

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How to Install and Use SteamCMD

How to Install and Use SteamCMD

This is a brief tutorial on the basics of installation and usage of SteamCMD. Windows Create a folder for SteamCMD. C:/steamcmd Download the SteamCMD (Windows) Update Tool. http://media.steampowered.com/installer/steamcmd.zip Extract the contents of the zip to the folder. Linux Create a user for SteamCMD and login. Note: For security best practice, do not run SteamCMD a root. adduser steam su – steam Create a directory for SteamCMD. mkdir /home/steam/steamcmd cd /home/steam/steamcmd Download the SteamCMD (Linux) Update Tool. wget http://media.steampowered.com/installer/steamcmd_linux.tar.gz Extract the contents…

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SteamCMD Dedicated Server List

SteamCMD Dedicated Server List

I decided to put together a list of all the Dedicated servers available on Steam. This will hopefully be useful to server administrators. I have also put the results on the Valve Wiki page. Here are my results. They are accurate as of April 2015. This is a list of dedicated servers available on Steam/SteamCMD. Key Server – Server Name ID – Server AppID SteamCMD – If available via SteamCMD Steam Client – If available via the Steam Client Anonymous Login –…

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Download Spotify 0.9.8 Desktop Client

Download Spotify 0.9.8 Desktop Client

Spotify 0.9.8 The new Spotify desktop client 0.9.8 has been made available for a select few users automatically to test over the past couple of months. It has not yet been made available as general release. There is no way to official install the client currently unless you are lucky enough to be selected. However you can download the new client here and test is yourself. Download Spotify Desktop Client 0.9.8 for Windows and Mac. Screenshot Unofficial Installer by Javier Santos…

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Fedora 20: Setting a static IP address

Fedora 20: Setting a static IP address

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within Fedora 20. 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 19: Setting a static IP address

Fedora 19: Setting a static IP address

This is a quick tutorial on how to set a static IP address using the terminal within Fedora 19. note: these instructions also work in Fedora 20. 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…

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Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Problem When upgrading to a newer version of VirtualBox on Windows there was an issue with installing an updated version of the VirtualBox extension pack. The Following error would appear. Failed to install the Extension Pack The installer failed with exist code 1: VBoxExtPackHelperApp.exe:error: Failed to rename the extension pack directory: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS rcExit=1 Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ExtPackManager Interface: IExtPackManager {3295e6ce-b051-47b2-9514-2c588bfe7554}   Solution To resolve this problem delete the following directory and try to install the extention pack again….

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SteamCMD Workaround for “appid 90” HLDS Games Servers Requiring Multiple Downloads

SteamCMD Workaround for “appid 90” HLDS Games Servers Requiring Multiple Downloads

Update October 2017: The issue is back visit here for updated instructions. UPDATE: It appears that Valve may of resolved this issue as I have tested without using the files and it now works first time. I will however leave the details here for reference. HLDS (GoldSrc) games use appid 90 to download  the server files from SteamCMD. There is a bug that requires you to try and download the serverfiles many times before it starts downloading all the assets….

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