Hardware and Software - July 2020

At the beginning of the Covid-19 period I knew that I’d be spending a lot more time indoors than usual, so I spent some time trying to create my dream setup. I’m pretty happy with it all at the moment, here’s what it looks like:

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Setting up a Personal Media Server in the Cloud

One of my friends had recently told me they’d been watching movies on a Plex server sitting in a friend’s apartment in Sydney. I’ve always liked the idea of running my own media server but I’ve steered clear in the past because of the noise and electricity use. Having an old laptop whirring away in the corner of my lounge room does not sound appealing to me.

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