13

Apr/15

Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu

Overview Deluge is a bit torrent client which uses a client-server like architecture. The cool thing is you can have the server locally (like this install) or remote and just use the client to manage the queue. Install Add the … Continue reading

16

Feb/15

FreePBX ARI Framework Disabled

I upgraded to FreePBX 12 and had the following disabled moduled: amportal a ma delete fw_ari -f amportal a ma download fw_ari -f amportal a ma install fw_ari -f Running the above in sequence then going back to the web … Continue reading

19

Jan/15

Replace Disk In LVM On Ubuntu

Overview LVM makes adding and removing physical disk very easy as its an additional layer of abstraction. I will go through the steps need to replace an existing disk of same or larger size. Warning! Always backup prior to doing … Continue reading

5

Jan/15

Install Latest Maven On Ubuntu 14.04

Overview It’s well known that Ubuntu ships and keeps the same main branch of software that was shipped with the version on Ubuntu at the time. A good example is Ubuntu 14.04 has HAProxy 1.4 even though 1.5 came out … Continue reading

24

Nov/14

Enable Backspace In Firefox On Ubuntu

Not sure why but the backspace keyboard short is disabled in Ubuntu. To enable it: type about:config into the address bar. Accept the warning. Find the key browser.backspace_action and change the value to 0. Enable Backspace In Firefox In Ubuntu … Continue reading

10

Nov/14

Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Sharing

I tried connecting to a newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 install using the VNC after setting up Desktop Sharing: The clue is in the error message. To fix this it requires disabling Ubuntu requiring an encrypted connection. DO THIS AT YOUR … Continue reading

27

Oct/14

Modify “Places” In Nautilus, Ubuntu

Places in the Ubuntu equivilent explorer bar is quick and easy way to navigate to folders but there is no easy way to customise them. The configuration file is actually located in ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs so it’s on a per user basis. … Continue reading

13

Oct/14

Managing Servers On The Go With Android

Overview Since the ye ol’ days I have been self hosting one thing or another at first from a repurposed family computer to now using cloud infrastructure like Linode and Digital Ocean. I’m not a sys admin by day (and … Continue reading