Computing and Networks

youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)

A very common error that occurs when using youtube-dl (it’s not just for youtube you know) is the dreaded: WARNING: unable to extract html5 player; please report this issue on https://yt-dl.org/bug . Make sure you are using the latest version; type youtube-dl -U to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the –verbose flag and… Continue reading youtube-dl bombs and needs updating (Ubuntu 17.04)

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Bootable USB install device in MacOS

These instructions will create a bootable install medium for the installation of a operating system using a .iso file downloaded from the network, the dd command and a standard USB stick.  You need admin level access (to run the sudo command). This covers MacOS [for Linux see Bootable USB install device in Linux] Let us begin… Continue reading Bootable USB install device in MacOS

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Bootable USB install device in Linux

These instructions will create a bootable install medium for the installation of a operating system using a .iso file downloaded from the network, the dd command and a standard USB stick.  You need root level access (to run the sudo command). This covers Linux [for MacOS see Bootable USB install device in MacOS] Let us begin… Continue reading Bootable USB install device in Linux