Tag: Ubuntu

Screenshot of Scrypted NVR camera with event list.

Setting up Scrypted NVR on Ubuntu with Docker Compose and Coral TPU

I’ve been using the free version of Scrypted for almost a year to bring my non-HomeKit security cameras and doorbell into HomeKit. I was able to quickly spin up the docker container on my Synology NAS (I’m running a DS918+), add my cameras (mostly Amcrest and a Reolink PoE Doorbell), and then add them to…

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Dual-booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 in UEFI Mode

I haven’t looked at any Linux distros in a while, so I thought I’d see how Ubuntu was running these days. First let me say that I think Ubuntu is pretty sweet for a free OS and the installation process is generally very smooth. However, in this particular instance I ran into some issues. I…

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Burn ISO File to Disc in Windows 10

I wanted to make a bootable Ubuntu 16.04 disc the other day for an older PC and I wasn’t sure how to burn the ISO image to a disc. It’s not that I’ve never done it–I’ve created dozens of bootable discs since the days of Windows 98–it’s just that I haven’t needed to burn a…

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Access Ubuntu VM Files from a Windows Host

I do most of my WordPress development using a test environment that I installed on a Ubuntu Virtual Machine (VM). This let’s me play around as much as I want without any risk to my production website or my computer; everything is contained within the VM, and it costs me nothing because I only use…

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Create a Shortcut to Start XAMPP in Ubuntu

I do most of my WordPress development using a combination of VirtualBox and Ubuntu. Over time I’ve developed a few simple tips that make my workflow a little more efficient, so I wanted to share them with anyone else who read my previous tutorial on setting up a VM as a WordPress development environment. Running…

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Install WordPress on a Ubuntu Virtual Machine using VirtualBox

I decided to start a fun new project by setting up a development environment for WordPress. My primary goals are to have something I can use on my desktop or laptop without worrying about cluttering up the operating system (OS)on my PCs or scattering project files all across my home network. My buddy Justin over at…

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