MiniDLNA Server and Raspberry Pi

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DNLA NAS server with the help of MiniDLNA for your Raspberry Pi.

MiniDLNA is another one of those articles where I had to go bouncing around between various sites to truly get all of the details about how to setup and maintain MiniDLNA properly. For those who do not know what it is. DLNA stands for “Digital Network Living Alliance” and it’s a protocol used in many consoles, smartTV’s even phones as a standardized protocol that they can all communicate on (depending on video and encoder). The Raspberry Pi is perfect for such a project as it’s low power and can put out an ‘okay’ level of bandwidth can can handle most 720p videos and even some 1080p videos that are encoded well. This is also great if you want to have a constant library of music and pictures that you would like to share with your entire LAN for anyone in your house to view or play.

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SuperTux on Ouya – How to Configure it.

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SuperTux on the Ouya

SuperTux has been a long standing game on the linux which emulated a classic nintendo game “Super Mario Brothers” and gave it it’s own open source images and control system. With the help of the libsdl port for android. SuperTux can now be played on the Ouya as well!

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Raspberry Pi – CGMiner – Bitcoin adventures.

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Raspberry Pi with CGMiner making the bitcoins.

My Raspberry Pi runs almost 24/7 with some of the projects that we’ve done in the past such as OpenSIM and installing Airplay onto it so that we can send music to the amplifier to my living room and even running some P2P programs to get my latest Linux distros faster. Because it runs on a 24/7 basis that means that I’m pissing 3 watts of power non-stop. We decided to out my Pi to work on getting me bitcoin currency.

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