Welcome to The Server Manual

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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

Apt Package search

apt-cache search is a very rudimentary tool, basically implementing grep on package’s descriptions. It often returns too many results or none at all when you include too many keywords. In the case of APT, the reference Packages files are those located on Debian mirrors. That said, it would be very ineffective to go through the… read more »

AceStream Player Install

Steps: Install libgnutls-deb0-28_3.3.15-5ubuntu2_amd64.deb from here (note: there may be a newer version, but this one is known to work) Install acestream-player-compat_3.0.2-1.1_amd64.deb acestream-engine_3.0.3-0.2_amd64.deb acestream-player-data_3.0.2-1.1_amd64.deb acestream-player_3.0.2-1.1_amd64.deb All from this google drive Notes: A local copy of 64bit files is on server: server/My%20Programs/Linux/AceStream GDebi installer is recommended to help with unmet dependencies Alternative: In a terminal enter –… read more »