Plex issues after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 1

This is a follow up from my previous post about moving the Plex metadata location, after having some issues after upgrading Ubuntu to 16.04. I recently updated Ubuntu to 16.04, the upgrade itself was seamless. However I soon noticed Plex was no longer accessible. It turns out, after tunneling port 32400 with putty, that Plex ...

Move Plex Metadata Location on Ubuntu 14.04 5

There is a follow up to this post here – http://pauljhughes.eu/blog/2016/12/20/plex-issues-upgrading-ubuntu-14.04-16.04/ The plex meta data folder can take up a lot of space. It may be required to move this folder to a drive with more space. This is a how to on how to move Plex metadata location on Ubuntu 14.04   Shutdown Plex ...

Chromecast on locked down hotel TV

So I was recently staying in a hotel in Slough which has fairly decent LG TVs in the room. I brought my chromecast and wanted to watch a film with wifi hotspot and local cast (android app). The problem was the TV was restricted to certain inputs and one of those wasn’t Hdmi! The TV ...

Office 2013 Google Drive and Dropbox integration

Office 2013 Google Drive and Dropbox integration
With Office 2013 you can integrate cloud storage like Dropbox and Google Drive into the save as menu. Google Drive and Dropbox can be added to this with a simple powershell script available here. http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Add-Dropbox-and-Google-94afd730 There are a number of bat files floating around which supposedly work also, but these did not work for me ...

Mark archived gmail emails as read automatically

I found I have this problem when archiving emails from notifications in android. I came across this blog which solved my issue straight away. All credit goes to http://mikecr.it/ramblings/marking-gmail-read-with-apps-script Here’s how it’s done. 1. Head to script.google.com to start a script. 2. Choose to create a script for Gmail in the little popup. 3. Delete ...

Teamspeak 3 server update procedure on Ubuntu

In this post I’m going to talk about the┬áTeamspeak 3 server update procedure on Ubuntu. These steps assume you have teamspeak 3 setup in init.d. If not you’ll need to stop and start the process however you normally do. Stop the teamspeak server. sudo /etc/init.d/teamspeak stop 1 sudo /etc/init.d/teamspeak stop Backup the teamspeak folder sudo ...

Skype error on Windows 8 shutdown 2

Skype error on Windows 8 shutdown
This was a problem that has been bugging me for a last few weeks. If anyone uses Skype for desktop you may of come across the Skype error below on Windows 8 shutdown. This was bugging me for weeks and numerous posts on Skypes forum suggests this is resolved by a full re-installation. This did ...

Turning on Apache monitoring

Apache monitoring is one of the simplest things to set up monitoring for as all that is required is a modification to the httpd.conf file to turn on the server-status page and allowing the device you wish to monitor from. Doing that is fairly straightforward. First thing to do is shutdown Apache with the command ...

SNMP setup in CentOS

This article will walk you through setting up snmp on centos. SNMP stands for simple network management protocol and allows you to gather a number system stats such as CPU, Volume usage, IOPS, etc. Local or remotely. First thing you need to do is get snmp installed. yum install net-snmp 1 yum install net-snmp Its ...

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