How to create a local caching proxy for internet on Ubuntu server

To decrease your internet bandwidth you can use a local caching proxy. For this purpose you can use squid3. sudo -s apt-get update && upgrade apt-get install squid3 Now backup the config file mv /etc/squid3/squid3.conf.old Create the config file vi /etc/squid3/squid.conf And put the following in it. Change the network, port used and dns servers… read more »

How to fix forked-daapd (iTunes server for linux), use Tangerine

DOES NOT WORK! (With forked-daapd) Update: Scroll down to see instructions for Tangerine. This one works. The latest forked-daapd stops streaming after a few minutes on Ubuntu. To remind myself how to compile forked-daapd 0.19 so it doesnt stop streaming after 5 minutes. Check for the necessary dependencies on (create from tarball): sudo -s… read more »

How to mount USB drive on the Raspberry Pi

Guide to mount external usb disk and automount at boot. Connect to the raspberry pi with terminal/putty. Let’s start with sudo sudo -s Connect your usb drive and type: fdisk -l You will see something like this: In the image above you can see the mounted device is on /dev/sda1. It could be that yours… read more »