Category Archives: linux

Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems based on the Linux kernelan operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution (or distro for short). Myrandomtips.com is dedicated to documenting Tips I have found.

How to update Plex Media Server on FreeNas 11.2

Plex brings together all the media that matters to you, organizing your personal collections alongside stellar online content, streaming music, and more, making it all look beautiful in one universal interface. It can be frustrating not being able to update Plex through the GUI like you can on Windows installs. The easiest way to upgrade Plex on FreeNas… Read More »

Linux ate my RAM Script to Check Usage

Linux ate my ram is a worrying thing to look at the first time you check top or free -m as it appears the linux cached memory high and showing the buff/cache too high. Understanding how linux uses disk caching for the speed of your system, and how everything is ok, and how to check if there is… Read More »

Increase swap space in Redhat 7 | Centos 7

So you would like to add more swap space in Redhat 7 or Centos 7 after installation. Sometimes it is necessary to add more swap space after installation. For example, you may upgrade the amount of RAM in your system from 512 MB to 1026 MB, but there is only 512 MB of swap space. It might be… Read More »

How to install Plex Media Server on FreeNas 11.2

Plex brings together all the media that matters to you, organizing your personal collections alongside stellar online content, streaming music, and more, making it all look beautiful in one universal interface.

Sonarr Error occurred while executing task ApplicationUpdate

Got this error when attempting to update Sonnarr installed on my FreeNas as a Jail to the latest version: Error occurred while executing task ApplicationUpdate: ApplicationName=’mono’, CommandLine=’–debug /tmp/nzbdrone_update/NzbDrone.Update.exe 88519 /tmp/nzbdrone_update /usr/pbi/sonarr-amd64/share/sonarr/NzbDrone.exe /data=/var/db/sonarr /nobrowser’, CurrentDirectory=”, Native error= Cannot find the specified file How to Fix and Update Sonarr Log onto FreeNas Gui Click Plugins Click Sonarr Jail Open Shell… Read More »

FreeNAS 11.2 – How to Setup New Hard Drives

I just purchased 4 x 4TB drives for my second NAS, so i created a tutorial that will walk you through using FreeNAS 11.2, creating the pool, datasets, user permissions and SAMBA windows share, I purposely show it not working so you can get an understanding how permissions work. Video Guide Hardware I Used I use the HP… Read More »

create ssh key

In Linux and most other Linux distributions you can use ssh key pairs to easily remote into other systems and run scripts remotely. This is extremely useful when managing multiple Linux hosts and if you wish to gather reports from one central source. What are SSH Key Pairs? SSH key pairs are two cryptographically secure keys that can be… Read More »

How to set the grub password in CentOS 7

Cent OS 7 and most other Linux distributions use the GRUB2 boot loader. This guide shows you How to set the grub password in CentOS 7 and test it. The GRUB Menu can be protected by a password and this guide shows you how to set the grub password in CentOS 7.