Setup rtorrent Send Pushbullet Notifications


This guide will show you how to send a pushbullet notification when rtorrent completes a download on Debian Wheezy. With the power of curl and simple bash scripts it is remarkably easy to make pushbullet do its thing and make you feel like a digital badass.

Consider reading Comparing Usenet vs Torrents – Which is Better? 

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Mounting Storage Drives in Debian Linux


Mounting storage drives on Debian can mean several things. Sometimes you have a NAS system like a Synology or QNAP that has samba shares that you wish to access on Debian. You can do that by mounting the samba share in a folder on Debian. Alternatively you can mount hard drives on Debian that are formatted in NTFS. This guide will cover mounting drives for … I'm curious

Turn Android Device into Streaming MPD Music Server

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Music Player Daemon is an extremely lightweight application originally written for Linux. You can remote control the music server using an Android device, iPod, Windows and OSX boxes. I had an old android device laying around and wanted to turn it into a wireless music player for my bedroom and control it with my phone. Now I stream music from a NAS through the Android … I'm curious

Install Sonarr (Nzbdrone) on Debian Linux


Nzbdrone is a PVR that downloads periodic media files automatically from usenet. It is a strong competitor to SickBeard. Nzbdrone has a modern UI and an active developer who is currently adding torrent support and recently added anime indexing. In the future it will include movie support so I have high hopes for this software. This guide is for Debian Wheezy but should work on … I'm curious

Install Plex Media Server on Debian Linux


Plex is an awesome media server software that is ‘family-proof’, even my technically challenged stepmom can use plex which makes it perfect if you are trying to create an htpc home media server solution for friends or family. Plex will stream to practically any device in your house: iPad, iPhone, Android tablets, Roku, Raspberry Pi and other PCs. Let’s install it on Debian Wheezy for … I'm curious

Install Sabnzbd on Debian Linux


Sabnzbdplus is a classic newsgrabber written in python. It works very well with CouchPotato, SickBeard and Nzbdrone for building your automated PVR system. This guide is for Debian Wheezy and Jessie for installing Sabnzbd as a regular user to avoid permission issues with saving to your hard drive’s download folder. It will work on the Raspberry Pi, Banana Pi and other single board computers too.… I'm curious