Welcome to The Server Manual

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Configuring the EZ-Flash IV

Format an SD card to Fat32 and copy the included bin file to the card root.  The default EZ Client can be found in the device files on the server however installing EZFlashTools.exe will give you access to the client with additional tools. “When you get the card you first need to place the ezfla_up.bin… read more »

Cannot manage PPAs in Ubuntu/Mint

When trying to add a PPA in terminal error occurs: Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintSources/mintSources.py”, line 1455, in <module> codename = config_parser.get(“general”, “base_codename”) File “/usr/lib/python2.7/ConfigParser.py”, line 330, in get raise NoSectionError(section) ConfigParser.NoSectionError: No section: ‘general’   Or trying to access/manage PPAs via GUI similar errors occur or GUI closes the application window sudo… read more »

Restarting the Network Interface

The process of setting up a network can be quite lengthy, especially if you need to verify that your DHCP server is correctly assigning its IP addresses. A quicker way of restarting the network interface would be to use command lines. These commands should be executed as root or via sudo. The following commands are… read more »

PCSXR crashes when loading BIOS

Install version 1.9.94-2 Then edit config file located at: ‘~/.pcsx/pcsx.cfg’ Then change text line ‘Cpu = 0’ to ‘Cpu = 1’

Compiz – Wobbly Windows

When installing a compiz like add-on for Gnome/Cinnamon you will need to add: CLUTTER_PAINT=disable-clipped-redraws:disable-culling CLUTTER_VBLANK=True into the /etc/environment file, then log out/in again

How to install Arch

Once you boot into the Arch install iso, you’ll be automatically logged in as root user by default. You must need Internet connection in order to install Arch Linux. Check if your Internet connection is working: ping google.com Internet is working. Let us go ahead and partition the hard drive. To check the partition table,… read more »

./configure make make install

If you’ve used any flavour of Unix for development, you’ve probably installed software from source with this magic incantation: ./configure make make install I know I’ve typed it a lot, but in my early days using Linux I didn’t really understand what it meant, I just knew that if I wanted to install software this… read more »

Checking listening ports

A list of netstat commands to show listening ports in Linux: netstat -lntup – Shows all active server internet connections netstat -pnlt | grep ‘:port’ – Search the list of connections for a specific port netstat –listen – Shows all open connections nmap localhost – scans the targeted network for running services and their ports