Compile Latest OpenVPN from Source on Debian 8

openvpn-logo-squareIf you are using Debian 8, Minibian, Raspbian, or similar distribution based on Debian, then you normally you install OpenVPN from the Debian repository. This is unfortunately usually outdated, many versions behind the latest release.

If there is a service where you should always use the most up to date version, then OpenVPN certainly is. Not necessarily because of new features, but because of the … I'm curious

Configure Transmission for VPN Split Tunneling Ubuntu 16.04 + Debian 8

transmission-bittorrentThe next guide in the VPN Split Tunnel sequence is the Install Transmission BitTorrent Client for VPN Split Tunneling on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 8, Minibian and Raspbian Jessie (on Raspberry Pi).

It is highly recommended to run your BitTorrent client over VPN to protect your online privacy, and one of the best ways to do this is by using VPN Split Tunnel where only … I'm curious

Force Torrent Traffic through VPN Split Tunnel Debian 8 + Ubuntu 16.04

openvpn-logo-squareWe have showed you how to configure VPN Split Tunnel on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS, now we bring you the next sequence in the split tunnel guides: the VPN Split Tunnel guide for systemd systems like Debian 8 and Ubuntu 16.04. In this guide we will show you how to configure Split Tunnel on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, Debian 8, Minibian and Raspbian … I'm curious

Raspberry Pi 3 NAS Media Server Giveaway October 2016

The last HTPC Guides giveaway was a Banana Pi from Lemaker which Brandon won. This time around the Media Server Giveaway is a Raspberry Pi 3 for the lucky winner sponsored by element14.

The winner will receive the Raspberry Pi 3, a case, SD card with Minibian Jessie containing the HTPC Guides Media Server Installer and a 5V 2A power adapter. You will have … I'm curious

Create Shared Folders OpenMediaVault for USB Hard Drives

OpenMediaVault is a popular NAS software solution. It has an easy-to-use graphical web interface for simple management of settings, plugins, etc. OpenMediaVault allows the user to create shared folders and manage access to these shares within the web interface. This guide has been tested on the Raspberry Pi 2 with Minibian but should also work on other Pi models and non-ARM architectures. If you have … I'm curious

Install Plex Media Server Raspberry Pi 2 + 3 Manually

raspberry_pi_plexInstall Plex Media Server Raspberry Pi 2 + 3 manually to get the latest Plex Pass version. uglymagoo on the Plex forum has done the Pi community a great service by providing a repository to easily install the latest Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi. Because paying Plex Pass users always have access to a private latest version, uglymagoo cannot legally keep this version … I'm curious

Fix Plex Media Server Transcoder Crashing Raspberry Pi

raspberry_pi_plexPlex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 has been a roller coaster. Originally a chroot was required and discoveredy by Francis on his bitbucket guide. Then thanks to uglymagoo on the Plex forum it was very easy to install Plex using the Synology armv7 package.  Now with the Plex ReadyNAS package transcoding is enabled by default and is the package uglymagoo’s … I'm curious