Building a Linux HTPC

I consider myself an avid Linux user. I suppose I should qualify that by saying I love Linux, and I enjoy using Linux but I am by no means any sort of expert on the platform. With that said, I try to use it wherever I can being a big fan of the FOSS community and enjoying the ability to make something exactly how I want it. My home has always made heavy use of HTPC’s (Home Theater PC’s) and historically I have just taken whatever old hardware I had lying around and used it for this purpose. Up until about a month ago my two HTPC’s were both old Mac’s I had stopped using: A 2009 Mac Mini and a 2006 Macbook Pro. As such I left them running their native OSX and everything worked fine. I started having issues with the older Macbook Pro recently, though, where it […]

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