SSD performance tip 1

Here is an excellent resource. A bit long but really great! https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/bugs#TOC-Hibernate-and-suspend-don-t-always-work-well:-they-make-some-computers-malfunction-or-even-enter-a-coma I recently bought myself an SSD hard drive for my old notebook. Well worth it! You need to make a few tweaks though to get ultimate performance and Read more…

Plex not seeing NTFS external hard drive

type sudo blkid. You will get output like this: /dev/sda1: UUID=”9081b56d-8715-49f3-a35d-529a39d5780e” TYPE=”ext4″ PARTUUID=”c8168d71-01″ /dev/sda5: UUID=”fbd90bd5-6b1a-4088-8569-0afbf0faebab” TYPE=”swap” PARTUUID=”c8168d71-05″ /dev/sdb1: UUID=”79a6887b-0168-464e-9507-84cc1233fcb6″ TYPE=”ext4″ PARTUUID=”c3072dd0-01″ /dev/sdc1: UUID=”4E65750852A3B04A” TYPE=”ntfs” PARTUUID=”000dfe15-01″ Way at the end is the NTFS drive. Now create an /etc/fstab entry like this: Read more…

PS3MediaServer on Ubuntu

Plex is cool, but if your internet goes down, then your clients can’t always connect. So, back the the basics for me with ps3MediaServer as a backup: sudo apt-get install mencoder tsmuxer avisynth ffmpeg mplayer sudo apt-get install default-jre Download Read more…