Hikvision NVR camera stream watching on LG TV

LG Smart World contains the Smart IPTV app
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What’s needed is creating a m3u playlist file with the RTSP stream URLs

#EXTM3U
#EXTINF:0,group-title="Kamera",Hatso resz
rtsp://admin:PASSWORD@192.168.88.3:6911/Streaming/Channels/101
#EXTINF:0,group-title="Kamera",Utca
rtsp://admin:PASSWORD@192.168.88.3:6911/Streaming/Channels/201

The m3u file can be uploaded via https://siptv.app/mylist/. You could upload it on a shared web hosting or on your own public web server that can realtime provide updated m3u file.

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Installing Plex Media Server on a remote host

Finally nailed it. I installed Plex Media Server on a remote host and after visiting the http://REMOTE_HOST_IP:32400/web I had no add server option.

In a forum thread I found the add server URL part, just add #!/setup http://raspi:32400/web/index.html#!/setup
But I got Setup is not allowed for shared servers. error

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Setup is not allowed for shared servers.

I ended up with port forwarding to the remote host
ssh -L 32400:raspi:32400

To be able to add server I had to connect to localhost http://localhost:32400/web/index.html#!/setup

Plex media server setup wizard

More info about troubleshooting remote access is at https://support.plex.tv/articles/200931138-troubleshooting-remote-access/

Traefik test drive Docker container discovery

Simple config for testing Traefik with Docker:

# traefik.toml
debug = true

[api]
entryPoint = 'traefik'
debug = true

[docker]
endpoint = 'unix:///var/run/docker.sock'
domain = 'docker.localhost'
watch = true

Run Traefik in a docker container:

docker run --rm -l traefik -p 8080:8080 -p 80:80 \
    -v $PWD/traefik.toml:/etc/traefik/traefik.toml \
    -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock traefik

Fire up one docker compose setup and visit http://localhost:8080

Dual monitor Awesome WM with xrandr

I struggled a couple of days until I figured it out that setting up dual monitor via xrandr is needed after X started and before aweome started, so in between.

The solution was adding xrandr exec line into my .xinitrc

# ~/.xinitrc
xrandr --setprovideroutputsource modesetting NVIDIA-0
xrandr --auto

function VGAConnected {
   ! xrandr | grep "^VGA-1" | grep disconnected
}
if VGAConnected; then
    xrandr --output eDP-1-1 --mode 1920x1080 --primary \
           --output VGA-1-1 --mode 1920x1080 --rotate normal --right-of eDP-1-1
fi

exec awesome -c .config/awesome/rc.lua

to get the screen names (eDP-1-1, VGA-1-1, etc.) just run xrandr without args.