Setting up a NGINX RTMP Streaming Server

ESports, or non-technically the broadcasting of computer games for others to watch, has moved to the spotlight recently and is gathering a larger following than expected. Who would have thought that just watching video games would be more popular than actually playing them? As I have been playing Internet multiplayer games since purchasing Quake as a pre-release, the notion that others might be interested in my game was somewhat fascinating. I began streaming a few months ago on Twitch, but began to see more networks pop up and wondered how I could stream to more than one. Continue reading

VMWare tools install for CentOS

I had enabled the desktop environment for my VM installation and received the familiar pop-up to install VMWare tools. These tools provide outstanding support when working within the virtual machine.

Since my VM was a clean install, there were a few system changes which needed to be completed before running the installer. Continue reading

Build your own LAMP Server under CentOS

I was looking for a development server to test builds on and ran across a few pre-made virtual distros that I thought would help. Unfortunately I was not sure of what was installed in some, and most I ran across were Ubuntu, an OS I am not too keen about.

I did a bit of digging and found a base distro for CentOS 6, with a minimal amount of addons. Continue reading