How to change your MikroTik router’s name

Via Web or WinBox System > Identity If you prefer the Terminal [admin@oldname] > system identity print [admin@oldname] > system identity set name=newname [admin@oldname] > system identity print

Deluge Error. No module named gobject

I just installed Deluge on Archlinux but the GUI kept failing to come up with  “No module named gobject”. This happens because installing just the deluge package does not meet all the dependencies required to run the GUI. Install “python-gobject2” and “pygtk” packages to satisfy the dependencies and Deluge will run fine. $pacman -Sy python-gobject2 pygtk

Spotify won’t play local files on Linux

I’m running Spotify version 0.9.4.183-1 and  local mp3 files don’t play anymore. All I get from the logs is “15:58:39.156 I [audio_driver_linux.cpp:18 ] Using PulseAudio”, no proper error message 🙁 After some googling, the fix was simple enough. Install the “ffmpeg-compat” package from the office repo. sudo pacman -S ffmpeg-compat Restart spotify and your local mp3…

How to configure a static IP interface on Arch Linux

  Arch Linux defaults to DHCP on a new install. This guide will walk you through the steps need to configure a static IP interface for your Arch Linux install. 1. Create the interface config file in “/etc/netctl/”. Either use the sample file in “/etc/netctl/examples/” as a base or create one from scratch. We’ll create…

How to Install Spotify client on Arch Linux

The Spotify client is available through WINE or natively through the AUR. I’ll walk you through the AUR way. 1. Download the Spotify package from the AUR. [Spotify AUR] wget https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sp/spotify/spotify.tar.gz 2. Unpack the package and compile. tar -zxvf spotify.tar.gz cd spotify/ makepkg -s The “-s” switch will use pacman to resolve any dependencies. 3….