Install ownCloud (info.dump)

Here is a quick info.dump that lays out the commands required for installation of ownCloud 5.0.x on a server running Ubuntu 12.04. Run the following as root (EX sudo -i): Add the repository key to apt: wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:community/xUbuntu_12.04/Release.key apt-key add – < Release.key Add the PPA: echo ‘deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:community/xUbuntu_12.04/ /’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/owncloud.list Install: sudo apt-get […]

Check active internet connections

Every once in a while I will notice the network light on my laptop is flashing when I am not doing anything that I know of online that would cause this. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to see what programs are communicating with the network? By using the ‘netstat’ command you can! Just […]

PLEX Media Server

I recently setup PLEX on my home media server. Here I will go over the setup and configuration required to allow PLEX to serve your media files and then push them to your Roku for TV viewing. There where a few things to note about PLEX: * I could find no solution for adding authentication […]

Mount a disk permanently with ‘fstab’.

Having a hard drive in your Linux system is no fun unless you mount it! So why would you want to have to manually mount the drives after every reboot? In today’s article I will go over the steps of writing your disk information to the Linux ‘fstab’ file to allow you to automatically mount a drive’s […]