Tricking Squeezebox Server into downloading firmware files from local server

Posted by: gdelmatto  :  Category: Hacks, HowTo's

Gosh … I’ll never (as in _never_) cease my home internet again before moving out of the flat. Here’s another workaround to trick my Squeezebox Server into downloading firmware files from a local server – just because of lack of internet connection. Dooooh!
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Setting up Logitech SqueezeBox Radio without Internet Connection

Posted by: gdelmatto  :  Category: Hardware, HowTo's

Today I got a complementary SqueezeBox Radio to join two SqueezeBox Boom and a SqueezeBox Classic at my home.
As I’m preparing to move homes very soon, I’m currently without broadband internet at home (this post is written through a 3G wireless connection).
But here’s the pitfall: How would you setup a so declared internet radio without a working internet connection?
After all Logitech’s first time wizard seems to require an internet connection, otherwise you’ll be stuck with an error message. Because I’m using all my SqueezeBoxes with the SqueezeBox Server only, I’m not dependending on the internet connection. Luckily, there’s a (undocumented) way to work around this.
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Setting up Redmine on FreeBSD

Posted by: admin  :  Category: FreeBSD, HowTo's, Programming, Utilities

“Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.” (

Here’s my short primer on setting up Redmine on FreeBSD.
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