Category Archives: New Toys

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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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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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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Base Linux Install Video

Finally got a video on the Base Linux Install I use for my Demos. First time I posted a video using OBS recording a VMware machine. Easier to set up. On a side note, Comcast has been disappointing. Second time … Continue reading

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Zoneminder Card Not For Me

I was hoping a video capture card would work for me. I did not. It was too large and I think one of the ports was non functional. Anyway will see how this new system work. Weight: 313.0

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Zoneminder Upgraded

I upgraded zoneminder, but all the cabling in the back is off. Really frustrating. It was labeled for the old system, but not for the new stuff. So all the BNC videos are wrong. But I do like the new … Continue reading

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