Hamachi Linux Requires IPv6

If you disable IPv6 under Linux in the one of the following ways: sysctl net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=1 sysctl net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6=1 (Most likely what your GUI is doing if you disable IPv6) and try to run Hamachi you will encounter these errors: hamachid: tap: ioctl(SIOCSIFADDR) IPv6 err, 13, Permission denied avahi-daemon: IP_ADD_MEMBERSHIP failed: No buffer space available systemd-udevd: Could […]

Deluge WebUI 1.3.6 Disable Preference Changes

vim /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/deluge/ui/web/js/deluge-all.js:deluge.preferences.PreferenceWIndow remove these parts:


vim /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/deluge/ui/web/js/deluge-all.js:Deluge.preferences.InterfacePage remove these parts:

Deluge WebUI 1.3.6 Autologin (Disable Password)

You should only consider doing this if you have other security measures in place to prevent access to the interface.

vim /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/deluge/ui/web/js/deluge-all.js:deluge.LoginWindow (near the end, replace the onShow function): onShow:function(){this.onLogin();}

vim /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/deluge/ui/web/auth.py (comment out the if statement and add return True): #if s.hexdigest() == config[“pwd_sha1”]: # return True return True

Deluge WebUI 1.3.6 Apache Proxy Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr

htpasswd -c /var/lib/deluged/apache2_password USERNAME

vim /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/SITECONF: Redirect /deluge https://FQDN/deluge

vim /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/SSL_SITECONF: <IfModule mod_proxy.c> <Location /deluge> AuthType Basic AuthName “Login required” AuthUserFile “/var/lib/deluged/apache2_password” Require user USERNAME ProxyPass ProxyPassReverse ProxyPassReverseCookieDomain %{HTTP:Host} ProxyPassReverseCookiePath / /deluge/ RequestHeader append X-Deluge-Base “/deluge/” Order allow,deny Allow from all </Location> </IfModule>

vim /etc/init/deluged-web.conf: start on started deluged stop on […]

Windows 7 Cannot Time Sync

If you have noticed your Windows 7 machine’s time being off then you should enable time syncing (right click on your time, click Adjust time/date, Internet Time, Change settings…, Synchronize with an Internet time server). However if you are running Windows 7 x64 (you can find out by going to Start, right click on Computer, […]

Server Moved and Improved

The 1E media server motherboard died about a few months ago. In order to fill the void and give the server a more permanent home, the two machines were merged. The Ubuntu/VMWare Server host has been retired. The system is now running Xen deployed on Debian. The server has two more GB of ram bringing […]

A Word on Hypervisors

While trying to set up a bare-metal hypervisor, before settling on XCP, for the new server, I tried a number of configurations.

VMWare ESXi, which I believe I would still recommend as a first try, has problems with unbalanced memory, so if you aren’t willing to put out the money to properly balance your nodes […]

Moved Site

In light of Shiden being down, I decided it would be a good time to move the site over to a new server.

Tyan Thunder K8S S2880 2 AMD Opteron™ 248 Processors 4GB PC3200 ECC Registered DDR RAM 3GB PC2700 ECC Registered DDR RAM 160GB IDE Hard Drive Corsair CX430 V2

The host OS, Debian […]

Media Sharing

I do a lot of media sharing from Shiden, my desktop/server, to my XBOX360 and Shoki, my laptop. Both computers run Windows 7 Enterprise which makes things somewhat simple. Never-the-less, there are a few essential tools and tips which make nearly flawless media sharing a possibility.

The core of sharing is creating a VPN to […]

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