• How I Set Up a HTPC on VMWare’s VSphere

    How I Set Up a HTPC on VMWare’s VSphere

    When setting up a HTPC you really want to get the most out of your hardware. Because of this, most people don’t even consider using virtualization. For me this was the best solution. I had been using SageTV for about 8 years and then one day they were taken over. I was using an htpcextender…

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  • How I Built a Linux Web Server (easy way)

    How I Built a Linux Web Server (easy way)

    Back in high school I had a Windows web server and a Linux webserver. The Windows web server was much easier to get up and running but I wanted a dedicated system and Windows Server cost imagesCA1VK9WZtoo much. Running it on Windows XP Pro was too slow so I ended up using Linux. There were…

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  • How I Set Up a Firewall Appliance

    How I Set Up a Firewall Appliance

    I am sure very few people actually need a hardware appliance for their home network but it is cool to have. Most of use the basic NAT firewall build into their Linksys router. No problem with that but you are missing a lot of fun features. Firewall appliances can be very expensive, not to mention…

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