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Jun/13

Raspberry Pi Replace Home Server

Overview With the popularity of Raspberry Pi I wanted to investigate if it was possible to replace my 24×7 Linux server running at home. Whilst one Raspberry Pi will not replace a desktop computer, it may be possible to use … Continue reading

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Oct/12

MediaTomb Samsung TV On Ubuntu

Overview MediaTomb uPnP / DLNA server works out the box for standard media servers but required some configuration tweaks to enable playback on PlayStation 3. Whilst the changes were done manually in an XML file, the changes were simple and … Continue reading

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Dec/11

Migration Plan From Ubuntu 10.04 LTS To 12.04 LTS

Overview I’m preparing myself to move from 10.04 to 12.04. With 12.04 as the next Long Term Release (LTS) coming in the next release I thought it was time to prepare for the inevitable move from old to new. Setup … Continue reading

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Feb/10

MediaTomb DLNA To Playstation 3

Overview I found the Video plugin for MythTV 0.21 to be inadequate for streaming to the Sony Playstation 3. It didn’t update fast enough when you dropped a video into the UPnP directory and also there was no external way … Continue reading

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Jul/09

My Alternative Free Software On Windows

Overview Here are my picks for free software on Windows (currently Windows 7). Free and open source (two different licenses applied to software) have come a long way and have come to replace my ageing proprietary and non-free applications. I … Continue reading