Category Archives: Software Apps

Plex loading local subtitles

Plex tends to do a good job of loading local subtitle files (usually .srt) and it can even automatically load subtitles for you [2]. But sometimes, it will not load a file that is in your directory with your video … Continue reading

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Nextcloud Snap Installation

The Nextcloud installation page has two sets of instructions now: automatic and manual. Previously on this website, I have described the manual steps to setting up Nextcloud. It is a good learning experience and worth a try, but even better is … Continue reading

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UPnP on Plex

Getting your Plex server to use UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) will increase speeds, along with allowing it to run on more clients. For example, one Smart TV’s Plex app did not work until UPnP was enabled on the server’s … Continue reading

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Best Nextcloud 11 Links

Getting Nextcloud ready is lots of fun, but getting it to a very stable state is tedious. I gathered the best of the best resources on the web from putting it up to backing it up. Installing LAMP server Follow … Continue reading

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Plex Media Server Review

I am very impressed with the Plex Media server. It runs on all your operating systems but I have it running on Linux. It sets up the server and accessing the server through any of the Plex apps. It then … Continue reading

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Renewing Let’s Encrypt Certificate for OwnCloud

Assuming you have followed the steps in the previous article to get your certificate, then you should be able to run this if your certificate is not expired. cd /tmp/letsencrypt sudo ./letsencrypt-auto renew or to get a new certificate sudo ./letsencrypt-auto -c … Continue reading

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Moving large files and folders in OwnCloud

OwnCloud works well for small changes and uploads, but moving or renaming a folder that is a few gigabytes will be troublesome. OwnCloud might think you are actually deleting and then reuploading the files. You can try WebDAV for reasonably … Continue reading

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