Category Archives: Ubuntu

Installing Brackets in Ubuntu 16.04

Overcoming “brackets : Depends: libgcrypt11 (>= 1.4.5) but it is not installable”

Trying to install the code editor Brackets on Ubuntu 16.04 results in the above error. Luckily though there’s an easy fix and hopefully you won’t have to spend the time I did to find it.

Terminal (command line) Instructions:

wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/279485070/libgcrypt11_1.5.3-2ubuntu4.4_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i libgcrypt11_1.5.3-2ubuntu4.4_amd64.deb
wget https://github.com/adobe/brackets/releases/download/release-1.9/Brackets.Release.1.9.64-bit.deb
sudo dpkg -i Brackets.Release.1.9.64-bit.deb

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.Net Core Hello World Console App (in Ubuntu 16.04)

Because every new framework needs another “Hello World!”

I’ve been forcing myself to try and learn this new .Net Core and in the past I’ve wrote about writing C# code on Windows and running it in Linux using the Mono framework and recently I wrote about using .Net Core with Yeoman to start an MVC application.

This however is a much simpler example to start understanding the .Net Core framework.

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Plex Tip #2 – How to change your Plex database path in Ubuntu 16.04

In here I intend to simply explain how to change the Plex database path in Ubuntu.

For a bit of background my Plex database is over 130GB in size (last I checked) and my boot drive is 80GB while my media drives are 3TB. Naturally storing the Plex database on the media drives (that get backed up to each other too) makes sense.

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Installing Photoshop Elements 9 on Windows 10 (Update & Ubuntu)

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So no one else has to go down the troubleshooting path I went (Disable UAC, Disable Anti-Virus, Install as Admin, Install from Folder, etc.) here’s what worked for me to install Photoshop Elements 9 in Windows 10.

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TVHeadend Post Processing with Handbrake

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This is my first whack at a Post Processing script for the TVHeadend DVR software.

It has it’s faults but it does work. I have future ambitions of creating a script complete with commercial removal and .nfo file generation for the Plex Media Server and Kodi (XBMC) to pick up.

So without further ado here’s a script that takes recording from TVHeadend and transcodes it to an h264/AAC mp4 file using the “Normal” preset in Handbrake(CLI).

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