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House log - Electricians

August 8, 2020Category: House
Well, yesterday we were supposed to receive the constructor's reply for the electricians. We didn't. We were also supposed to receive the reply for the skylight quote. We didn't get that either.

Add a new Plex server to your list (TrueNas)

August 7, 2020Category: IT
TL;DR : User the server's IP address, not its (local) name. Once the sever is configured , it's time to add it to your account. To do that, you need to open the server in the browser. Unfortunately, Plex doesn't work very well with names (mdns). My server was named cinema.home.lan . I could set it…

House log - Electricians

August 5, 2020Category: House
Today we had a meeting with the electricians and the constructor. The aim was two-fold: to resolve the issue with electricians and to see how things will move forward with the construction Electricians They were already there when we arrived in the morning. After exchanging pleasantries, the lady re…

House log - Electricians

July 28, 2020Category: House
Today started with a benign question from the electricians, asking for news. Then popcorn intensified with a email from them telling me that it's my duty. After replying to them that, although it's a deal between themselves and the constructor, I do what I can, they went full aggressive mode…

Update the 3d Printer - BOM

July 28, 2020Category: Hardware
The past weeks I had some external pressure that the printer was too noisy. I could not print during the day because of it, and I could not print during the night because of it either. So, I've been doing some research on how to silence it down. ...And since I was ' at it ', I also looked for a…

Setup Plex on FreeNAS (TrueNas)

July 27, 2020Category: IT
Note: This entry assumes you got Plex up and running, but with an empty library. If you already set up the library, then good for you! Today I decided to set up once and for all Plex on FreeNAS, via ansible/jail setup. This post documents setting up the shares/mount points, users etc., so it's…

House log - Electricians

July 26, 2020Category: House
So, this morning I got a SMS from the electricians significantly toned down, asking for news... I wonder the the constructor managed to talk to them before the weekend. Next week looks eventful.

House log - Electricians

July 23, 2020Category: House
Today we got a holding reply from the constructor along the lines: We'll let you know when we'll have any news. I've asked in turn to keep me updated, in case the electricians call me again. I think we'll have more popcorn by the time this is finished.

House log - Electricians follow up

July 22, 2020Category: House
Today we got a call from the electricians that they were confused about the email sent yesterday . They sent back a somewhat angry reply, and sent me the reply from the site manager. I was just as confused as they were. We spent the afternoon talking to the constructor to see what's the problem…

House log - Electricians follow up

July 21, 2020Category: House
This morning I got a phone call from the electricians that made things clear: the electricians were not happy of the delayed payment and threatened again to take the constructor to court because: This is still Europe, not Africa and they have picked the wrong person to mess with. Unfortunately, they…
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