Category Archives: Technical

Casino Visit

Things are opening up, wen to snoqualmie casino today. Maybe should not have, easy to get in, really empty, but lost. I think machines were hungry. Also got this new toy. A uniden BC75XLT radio scanner. Price was right $5.99 … Continue reading

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Bluetooth Rabbit Hole Again

Trying to loop back in to zoneminder but my mind got distracted by Bluetooth again. This time trying to get python to talk back and forth with my BLE device. Learned a lot today, biggest was that something is wrong … Continue reading

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New Cheap Media Center IR USB

Purchased these things on ebay Really cheap, these things were listed as USB Receiver for Media Center RC6 MCE and were 5.49 each. Worked with Libreelec and my MCE remote. Weight: 312.6

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Fathers Day 2020

Good day today, ate too much though. Family left me alone to work on my media center. One thing I saw was the dreaded low votlage thunderbolt. I put on a proper power supply and it worked good. I think … Continue reading

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Media Server In Production

I got the media server in production, also started decomm process for the old server. One thing I installed was drupal, I did not know I had a newer version 9. It required a newer maria database. Upgraded seamlessly, looks … Continue reading

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All Hardware In

I got all the hardware for this phase of building my media server. Feeling good, but the H310 is not being recognized. Weight: 314.2

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Moved Video Capture Card

Moved the video capture card from my Windows Plex to Linux Plex. I hope that my plex servers will all be Linux in two weeks. Ordered a couple of more HDs. Weight: 310.4

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Daughters Graduated Today

Today my twin daughter’s graduated from High School. It was an interesting affair, because it was all on a youtube premiere video, although it was on Vimeo first I think I would be just as proud if this was a … Continue reading

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New Media Server Up

Got the new server up, building as I post. For most of the day I was getting the kickstart ready. I got an M.2 SATA disk for the OS, I tested the hot swap ports, seems to be OK. Will … Continue reading

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Old and New Fridge

Here is the old and new fridge. Also got instructions on building a new zoneminder server from a minimal CentOS 7 install. #!/bin/bash yum -y install mariadb mariadb-server mod_ssl php-mbstring php php-mysql httpd wgetyum -y install epel-releasewget https://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el/rpmfusion-free-release-7.noarch.rpmyum -y install … Continue reading

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