Remotely connect to your HTPC via X11VNC and RealVNC

Remotely connect to your HTPC via X11VNC and RealVNC

Because most of the time, your HTPC doesn’t have a keyboard or a mouse, you’ll want to remotely control it. Sometime SSH is not enough for what…

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Create Self Signed SSL Certficate to secure your HTPC

Create Self Signed SSL Certficate to secure your HTPC

It is always a good idea to put some encryption between any connections to your HTPC. If someone had a good idea to sniff your…

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Install FTP over SSL in Ubuntu / KodiBuntu

Install FTP over SSL in Ubuntu / KodiBuntu

We will explore how to install a FTP server on your HTPC and secure it with an encrypted connection via OpenSSL. You will be able…

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Install Apache with PHP for your HTPC

Install Apache with PHP for your HTPC

A good Apache configuration will give you the advantage of having every applications in one pocket. In other world, you won’t need to access plex,…

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Install phpsysinfo for your HTPC

Install phpsysinfo for your HTPC

MONITOR YOUR HTPC ACTIVITIES WITH PHPSYSINFO: Phpsysinfo is a nice customization script that display information about your system in an organized and appealing way. The install…

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Which Operationg System to choose for your HTPC

Which Operationg System to choose for your HTPC

WHICH OS? LINUX OR WINDOWS? The big no-brainer argument to which OS to choose is that Linux is free, and for me that sold it!…

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Install Samba on  your HTPC and access files via Windows

Install Samba on your HTPC and access files via Windows

In order to access your file via Windows computers in your home network, you need a small software called Samba. It will install itself as…

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Install SSH (Ubuntu, Kodibuntu), Connect with PuTTy (Windows)

Install SSH (Ubuntu, Kodibuntu), Connect with PuTTy (Windows)

WHAT IS SSH and PuTTy? SSH is a server that will grant access to your computer remotely without any graphical interface. In other words, you will be…

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Static IP - How to setup your home network

Static IP – How to setup your home network

What are Static IP Addresses for? A quick tour: Think of an IP as your house door number. When you want someone to come over…

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Install Ubuntu (Linux)

Install Ubuntu (Linux)

If you want more flexibility, automated scripts and stability, I recommend to install Ubuntu (Linux) over Windows. Some will say the exact opposite, it is mainly…

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