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AtoMiC ToolKit January 2016: Overhaul and Webmin support

AtoMiC ToolKit (Automated Media Center), automates home server software installation and maintenance. We have written in detail about how AtoMiC ToolKit works. In October 2015, I summarized several upgrades that were done to AtoMiC ToolKit, including support for Headphones and Mylar. Today, I happy to announce that it has received several changes, improvements, and fixes. Read on to see what this January 2016 update brings.

AtoMiC ToolKit January Update

Over the last several weeks I have not published many articles because I have been focusing on rebuilding AtoMiC ToolKit from scratch. Most of the work has been behind the scenes in making AtoMiC ToolKit more robust for what is to come in future. But here are some major changes you may notice:

  • Full Webmin support – Install, Uninstall, Backup, and Restore
  • CouchPotato – Manual Update
  • SickBeard – Manual Update
  • SickRage – Manual Update
  • SickGear – Manual Update
  • Completely rebuilt all scripts from scratch
  • Improved app backups
  • Improved app restore
  • Cleaned up code
  • Added option to delete old backups
  • Added option to delete temporary data
  • Rearranged structure – for more modular appearance and development
AtoMiC ToolKit - January 2016 Update
AtoMiC ToolKit – January 2016 Update

Notice that some of the apps are marked “Broken”. Yes, at this point there are issues with those scripts and it is on my todo list to fix those. So hang tight. Rest everything has been tested to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Complete Guide to Setting Up a Home Server on VirtualBox Virtual Machine

  1. Install VirtualBox - Windows 7/8/10 / Ubuntu/Debian
  2. Install VirtualBox Extension Pack - Linux and Windows Host
  3. Install Guest OS on Virtual Box - Ubuntu Server
  4. Install VirtualBox Guest Additions - Windows Guest / Linux Guest
  5. Update VirtualBox Guest Additions - Windows Guest / Linux Guest
  6. Setup VirtualBox Shared Folder - Windows and Linux
  7. Mount VirtualBox Shared Folder - Windows Guest / Ubuntu Guest
  8. Access USB Drive on VM - Windows and Linux Guest
  9. Configure Home Server on VirtualBox - Ubuntu Server

Get AtoMiC ToolKit

Our AtoMiC ToolKit page describes everything you need to know about it and how to get started. Best of all, it is FREE!. Here is a video that shows how AtoMiC ToolKit makes installation and maintenance of home server software a cakewalk.

Feature Requests and Bugs

If you have feature request, suggestions, would like support, or have bugs to report, head over to AtoMiC ToolKit section on our Support Forum and post your issue.

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Anand

Anand is a self-learned computer enthusiast, a part-time blogger, and a Food Scientist by career. He has been blogging since 2010 on Linux, Ubuntu, Home/Media/File Servers, XBMC, and related HOW-TOs (read more).

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