PS Vita DLNA Support

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Late last year I bought myself a PS Vita for remote play and to run as a DLNA client. I read on the official store that the network media player supported certain types of video and audio codec so I presumed it would work with Serviio through its DLNA support. https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-gb/apps/network-media-player/cid=EP9000-PCSF00635_00-NASPOCKET000SCEE Ah presumptions, a common mistake and in my case …

Setting the Jail Rules, NAS4Free

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So I’ve explained what my requirements are and my hardware setup. We’ve also successfully setup the Jail manager on our NAS4Free but now we need to configure the Jail manager TheBrig so that we can install the media server. This is pretty simple, we just need a persistent location where we can store TheBrig files and Jails. We also need …

A Warden of Jails, NAS4Free

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I decided to reinstall my media server over the weekend so I thought it would be a good idea to write up a couple of tutorials on how to get it going. First there is the underlying Operating System. I won’t go into my hardware setup but I’m running an embedded NAS4Free installation on a USB drive to provide network …

Opps, It’s been a while!

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Oh dear, every few weeks I get this thud in the back of my head to get back posting. I don’t have excuses and I should be committed to my studies but life has overtaken me. My wife and I decided to buy a house which we found and have moved into. Now I’ve become a DIYer and Lumberjack of …

IEEE 802.11 Fundamentals – Riding the Wave

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Let’s take a look at how radio waves are used to transport data between two devices, bearing in mind that I’m only taking into consideration the 802.11 standards that are covered within the CCIE Wireless exam. The process used to transport data is called modulation which essentially creates a pattern that is imprinted onto a wave by the transceiver and …