Category Archives: Pogoplug

FTP

Installing an FTP server on the Pogoplug

…and syncing photos with PhotoSync. I’ve used the excellent PhotoSync app on my iPhone and iPad to backup photos to my iMac. This works well, but requires me powering the iMac on to run the sync. As my Pogoplug is always on, and has a bunch of storage connected to it, I thought it would […]

Adding Torrents via my.pogoplug.com

If you have setup Transmission on your Pogoplug using my previous post, then this post will allow you to remotely (via my.pogoplug.com) add new torrent files and start them downloading to your home server. Why? I’ve been looking for a secure way to add Torrents to my Transmission server running on my Pogoplug, from a remote […]

Installing Samba on the Pogoplug

The Pogoplug can be turned into a dedicated Samba server by following the steps below. 1. PREREQUISITES As a prerequisite of this article, please complete the steps described in my previous post here in order to prepare your Pogoplug so you can install packages using the IPKG package management system. 2. INSTALLING THE SAMBA PACKAGE To install the Samba […]

Installing a BitTorrent client on the Pogoplug

The Pogoplug can be turned into a dedicated BitTorrent client by following the steps below. 1. PREREQUISITES As a prerequisite of this article, please complete the steps described in my previous post here in order to prepare your Pogoplug so you can install packages using the IPKG package management system. 2. INSTALLING THE BITTORRENT PACKAGE […]

Customising your Pogoplug

or, “How to turn your Pogoplug into a BitTorrent, file and web server!” Please note: Follow the instructions below at your own risk. Please do not blame me if your Pogoplug breaks 17/06/2012 – I’ve received a number of queries via my contact page so I thought I would clarify here; existing Pogoplug functionality (such […]