Disable laptop lid action for proxmox

I run a low power proxmox server using my old Lenovo T430s. It’s headless so the lid’s always closed. When I first set it up, closing the lid would send the laptop into standby mode. Here’s what I did to get promox/debian to ignore the laptop lid action. Edit the /etc/systemd/logind.conf file Change the lines below. HandleLidSwitch=ignore…

redshift fails with Geolocation disabled for UID 1000

Installed redshift on my Arch box today but it kept failing with “Geolocation disabled for UID 1000”. This is a bug which will be fixed in a new release but till then here’s an easy work around. Add the lines below to the /etc/geoclue/geoclue.conf file and restart gnome. [redshift] allowed=true system=false users=  

How to change the default web port on unRAID

You can easily change the default web port for unRAID from port 80 to something you like by changing the “go” file in “/boot/config/”. In the example above I changed my unRAID to listen on “8008” instead of the default “80”. You will have to restart your unRAID server to apply the change.

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