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How to Turn Your Computer Into the Ultimate Remote Access Media Server - Lifehacker

How to Turn Your Computer Into the Ultimate Remote Access Media Server - Lifehacker
Golf clap for this article. "clap, clap." Nicely done. Key points to be emphasized: a) Running a server on many "home" ISP connections may be against the Terms of Service in your ISP contract. b) Using plain FTP (port 21) is crazy even with a password, unless you are publishing all the content for the world to have. c) VNC (any form) is not encrypted. d) If you are using HTTP, you probably plan to allow the world access to your files. e) Only ssh/sftp (port 22) out of all the choices in the article above, should be used externally. f) If you do open any external ports, make your life easier and on the outside, use a non-standard port and let your router forward to the internal "standard port" for your. Related:  Media Center

Top 10 Ways to Power Up Your Home Theater PC - Lifehacker This article makes it sound really easy. Don't be fooled. Until recently, I wasn't happy with my home media setup. Ok, I still haven't achieved paradise, but here's what I've learned. * QAM video recordings are beautiful. Much better than analog recordings over svideo or composite (yellow) cables. * You want QAM recording of cable TV, but more and more cable systems are encrypting 95% of the channels. * You probably want a networked QAM tuner - at least I did - to avoid PCI slot or USB issues even if you can only get 20 ClearQAM channels. * Some people have setup tuners to analog record from their cable boxes without CableCARD using either the Hauppauge 1212 (RGB-component) recorder or the s-video output from the STB into pretty much any generic TV tuner card if you don't care too much about video quality. * Downloading TV shows via BitTorrent or Usenet is illegal for many countries. * XBMC isn't a TV recording solution. * XBMC is best for mostly static video collections - like movies.

uShare – Installer un serveur Upnp et DLNA sous Linux uShare – Installer un serveur Upnp et DLNA sous Linux Si vous utilisez une box Linux de votre crû pour y stocker vos films de vacances, il serait peut-être temps d'activer un serveur Upnp sur celui-ci pour balancer tout ça directement sur la TV, non ? Alors, comment faire ? Et bien il existe un soft libre écrit spécialement pour GeeXboX que vous pouvez installer en solo, qui s'appelle uShare et qui fait office de serveur UPnP et DLNA. Il utilise le serveur http intégré à la libupnp pour streamer, mais ne transcode pas les fichiers. Par contre, il sait streamer sans problème les fichiers de type suivant : Je me suis dit que ça pourrait vous servir ! uShare et toutes les explications sont disponibles ici. Vous avez aimé cet article ?

Webmin The current Webmin distribution is available in various package formats for download from: Unix tar/gzip 15.1 MB RPM suitable for Redhat, Fedora, CentOS, SuSE or Mandrake 16.3 MB Debian package suitable for Debian, Ubuntu or other derived 14.8 MB Source RPM suitable for Redhat, Fedora, CentOS, SuSE or Mandrake 15.1 MB Solaris package 14.8 MB ZIP format suitable for 19.3 MB Minimal version of Webmin, Unix tar/gzip 1.9 MB You can also download recent versions of Webmin. Maraschino Maraschino was started and is maintained by mrkipling and many people have got involved and contributed. Big thanks to everybody that has contributed - Maraschino would not be the project that it is today without you! Maraschino is a WebApp that runs on a local server and can be accessed from anywhere on your LAN to administer programs like Sickbeard, CouchPotato & SabNZBd+. Further support for other programs are currently a WIP. While you can access Maraschino remotely, doing so is at your own risk. Heavy in development, Maraschino is a must have for any HTPC fanatic. 1 Screenshots 2 Features Customisable applications module providing quick access to your web interfaces (e.g. 3 Help and support The developers are very active. Forum: You can also get help on IRC: #maraschino at 4 Source code 5 Guides