PSA: apt / gpg issue – The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available

Not a key?! Context Bob from Root Access ran into this annoyance while installing pixiecore by Dave Anderson, a tool for making PXE (network) booting a cinch. Problem He grabbed the pubkey via curl -L https://packagecloud.io/danderson/pixiecore/gpgkey, saved the output to a file at /usr/share/keyrings/pixiecore-archive-keyring.gpg, and told apt about both the repo and the pubkey: deb […]

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“Unsupported sample-rate”: Logitech Media Server Won’t Play Some Files with SB Player

Muh musics! tl;dr: If you’ve got a music file that you (say) downloaded from YouTube via youtube-dl (for example) and it won’t play in Logitech Media Server, check the sample rate- you may need to convert it to 44.1kHz. This only happens with some players! (eg SB Player) Background I use Logitech Media Server (aka […]

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PSA: Dell Wyse 3040 Uses ‘Fallback’ EFI Location

Many hours died to bring you this information tl;dr: run grub-install –target=x86_64-efi –efi-directory=<espdir> –removable if following the Arch Linux install guide I acquired a Dell Wyse 3040 thin client recently. I hit a snag during the install, in that it would not boot the new operating system. grub-install claimed to have successfully completed, but it […]

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