Posts tagged ‘Server’
I have often wanted to toy around with setting up a home server of sorts. While I have always had something in the last 2-3 years, I wouldn’t exactly have called it a server. I was running a DLNA program on my NSLU2 and it worked, but I just didn’t have a good feeling for it to use it beyond the oh that’s cool stage. Now with Ampache, I think I have found something I will use and maybe even my family.
The interface is wrote in PHP, primarily and it’s awesome. You basically only need a web browser and a flash plugin to play music. It also supports Icecast style streaming so you should also be able to use your favorite desktop player as well.
I would write more, but I would rather talk about it in depth on TLLTS. So, just go check out Ampache and stay tuned to The Linux Link Tech Show for more.
This post comes from a post that Linc had shared via Facebook on someone’s top ten essential admin tools for Linux. Linc and I as well do NOT totally agree with this writer. Some of the things he suggest like Dropbox aren’t even for running on servers. Sure you CAN run it on a server, but drop box is NOT a backup solution. Also he ignores MANY of the tools that are really essential. So, here is MY top ten essential admin tools for Linux: (more…)