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Raspberry Pi media
This tutorial shows how to build an inexpensive Plex Media Player using Raspberry Pi 3 and RasPlex.

Turn Raspberry Pi 3 Into a Powerful Media Player With RasPlex

I have hundreds of movies, TV shows and music that I have bought over the years. They all reside on my Plex Media Server. Just like books, I tend to buy these works and watch them once in awhile, instead of relying on "streaming" services like Netflix where content isn’t always available forever....
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Plex media server
Learn how to create your own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software in this tutorial.

Build Your Own Netflix and Pandora With Raspberry Pi 3

Do you have a huge collection of movies, TV shows, and music that you purchased over the years but it’s collecting digital dust on your hard drives? How about creating your very own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software? No, you don’t have to buy an expensive,...
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System76 Oryx Pro Review: Linux in a Laptop Has Never Been Better

Laptops preloaded with Linux aren't as rare as they used to be. In fact, big name hardware companies like Dell have whole lines of laptops that ship with Ubuntu installed, and if you want to stretch things a bit you could argue that a Chromebook is a kind of Linux machine (though it takes a bit of...
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RPi-Minecraft
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to set up a Minecraft machine on the Pi 3 from scratch.

How to Build a Minecraft Server with Raspberry Pi 3

The beauty of the Raspberry Pi 3 is that you can tinker and do fun stuff to your heart’s content. This tiny $35 computer lets you do anything. The Pi I have runs Raspbian for other uses. I keep several micro SD cards, each with different applications and swap them to get more out of the same Pi....
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OPNFV Demonstrates How to Cut the Cord from Proprietary Hardware Designs

There are few things more frustrating than a dropped call. At the keynote during OpenStack Barcelona 2016 conference, the folks behind the Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization Project (OPNFV) demonstrated, in a most dramatic fashion, the resilience of Network Functions Virtualization...
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Radio Free Linux

Do a web search for "Linux radio station", and the pickings are slim indeed, with most sites promoting instead ham radio software or streaming audio players, and a handful devoted to setting up a streaming web radio station—including one such optimistic article in Linux Journal some 15 years ago (...
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Raspberry Pi 3
This series will provide tips and instructions for starting your own Raspberry Pi project.

5 Fun Raspberry Pi Projects: Getting Started

Nearly five years after the first Raspberry Pi boards shipped, the device continues to far surpass its expected popularity, spreading well beyond its originally intended purpose as an educational tool. Though creator Eben Upton originally hoped to sell at most 10,000 boards, more than 10 million...
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Linux Dominates November TOP500 Supercomputer List

The latest semi-annual list of the world's top 500 supercomputers was released on November 14, showing little change at the top of the list. The China-based Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer, which first claimed the title of the world's fastest system in June 2016, still reigns supreme. Sunway...
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Build a VR App in 15 Minutes with Linux

In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, or with Google Daydream. The key is A-Frame, an open source toolkit built by the Mozilla VR Team. Test it Open this link using Chrome or Firefox on your mobile phone. Put your phone into ...
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First 64-Bit Orange Pi Slips in Under $20

The open spec Orange Pi PC 2 runs Linux or Android on a quad-core -A53 Allwinner H5 SoC, and offers GbE, a 40-pin RPi interface, and three USB host ports.Shenzhen Xunlong is keeping up its prolific pace in spinning off new Allwinner SoCs into open source SBCs, and now it has released its first 64-...
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