Syslog disk eater: Ubuntu Xenial and Kodi 17.0

If you’re running into low disk space when using Kodi 17.0 on Ubuntu Xenial, you’re probably having your /var/log/syslog filled up with some error logging about a python-cryptography error…

 

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Feb 2017
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Remove app from iOS Simulator (terminal based)

If you ever need to remove an app from the iOS Simulator (let’s say your CI environment needs a clean install of the app) just hit:

xcrun simctl uninstall booted com.example.app

Where com.example.app is the bundle id of the application you want to remove

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Kodibuntu Helix 14 running on my new HTPC

So I had to get another HTPC since I spend my life moving between two houses, during the week and weekend.

On one of that houses I have a SamsungUE40D5700 SmartTV (2011 version, very slow one!) and my ASUS barebone S1AT5NM10E (working flawlessly since 2011) running Ubuntu Server. I have Plex Media Server installed, serving video to my SmartTV and to my iPhone. I have another TV on the same house, not Smart, so I had to buy a Chromecast and I use Plex iOS app to cast to that TV.

Since I use Plex Media Server, I never felt the urge to install any graphical OS on my barebone, neither KODI (previously known as XBMC) not even OpenELEC. But since on my other house I don’t have a SmartTV, I had to opt in on Kodibuntu. So…

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Intel® NUC Kit DN2820FYKH Rev.103 (N2830 CPU)

I needed a new HTPC, so I started a web crusade search for my next candidate. ZOTAC, NUC, etc. Seen all of them at the time.

Intel NUC was my choice, and I definitively couldn’t choose better! I got the Celeron 2.13GHz version (N2830 CPU made on July 2014).

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Mountain Biking: Sat, 10 May 2014 09:14:26

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Mountain Biking: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:00:39

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Swimming: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:29:11

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Swimming: Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:55:57

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Swimming: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:55:30

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