Category: Workarounds

Android OS vs Linux Widevine Support on ARM64

If you use a odroid device like my odroid n2 you should know that the OFTEN needed DRM Browser Plugin “Widevine” in NOT available by default for ARM64. Google free Browser Chromium does not support Widevine without hacking (extracting from a Chromebook OS Recovery ARMHf/32bit Image.) I was not able to get it to run on Armbian or ubuntu for odroid. Its much simpler to setup Android and use the Apps like Amazon Video or else.. Google does NOT offer a Widevine to ARM64 CPU Support by default. Try x86 TV Sticks or Boxes like the intel tv stick if […]

Ubuntu Bug NetworkManager openvpn plugin fails

If you setup Ubuntu 18.04 with openvpn you must install all Network Manager Plugins to run a stable VPN do: sudo apt-get install network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome network-manager-pptp network-manager-pptp-gnome network-manager network-manager-gnome This fixes dependencies of Plugins to openvpn like pptp and more! The Syslog does not show any informations whats happening! only like this: vpn-connection[ID-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX,”vpn”,34:(tun0)]: VPN plugin: failed: connect-failed (1) seen: 2019/10/31

Bug: AVM Router Repeater Mesh Stream Problems

Since latest Updates of AVM Router Firmware the Devices are sold with MESH Option but this FAILS! Background: Mesh should handle the best Connect between Router + Repeater and used Devices Mesh Service produces own Communication Traffic which is added to your default WIFI TRAFFIC! The Repeaters do NOT offer 3 or 4 seperated WIFI NICs for handling the Traffic If you buy new Repeaters look that they have minimum 4 Channels (2,4+5GHZ to Router and 2,4+5GHZ to the Devices like TV,Laptop and more.. If you have LAN Cables next to the Repeaters, you should prefer at the Repeater LAN-to-WIFI […]

Pihole DNS Adblocker

If you have outdated PC’s you can give them a Second Life as DNS Adblocker!   You can get the free Software Package at pi-hole.net Don’t buy high priced preinstalled devices on NET cause a lot of the Resellers DONT DONATE the pi-hole Developers Group!!! Advantages: Less Homecalls of all Devices at your Home, like TV’s, Tablets, Phones and more Less Advertisement by Internet Browsing Less Fingerprints on Internet Faster Website Access Live Logview by “pihole -t” shows the Spy’s of your Network Reduce Network Load of all Wifi Routers an Repeaters (MESH LOAD) Reduce Heat and Power Consumption of […]