Headless Steam In-Home Streaming, Pt 1: My Experience

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For almost exactly three years now, I've been using a mid-2013 13.3" Macbook Air as my primary machine. As I explained in a review which has now disappeared with the demise of Epinions, I didn't expect the transition from an expensive gaming rig to a super-slim, barebones laptop…

Converting Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Workstation OS

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In a previous post, I already told you how you can get a free, fully legit copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 directly from Microsoft if you are a student in pretty much any renown college or university. However, I understand that it is not exactly practical for anybody to…

Windows 7 Free for College/University Students!

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Actually, I'm lying. There probably is no way for college or university students to get themselves just for being a student. However, you can get pretty darned close. Turns out that DreamSpark, a Microsoft funded website specially designed for students undergoing higher eduction, is giving away free copies of select…

If it Ain't Broke, Make it Better: The Dream Azureus/Vuze Server Setup

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As you might know if you've been following my Twitter feed, your's truly is departing Sunday of this week for a 13 year long military career. This is obviously a very big step in my life, in two ways: I'm going in the Army, which itself will surely affect my…

New Server Build: Annabel!

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I'm really miles deep into hardware now: A meager couple of months after completing my first ever custom build, I'm already starting another build, for a home server this time. Don't be fooled by the term "home server", this isn't going to be a recycled P3 on Slot…