Ultimate HTPC on Docker

HTPC – Ultimate Media Server on Docker

Notes – Ubuntu and Docker need to be installed first to create this ultimate HTPC server. Setup the Environment Lets start by creating some shares for your media server to utilise. sudo mkdir /shares/tv sudo mkdir /shares/movies sudo mkdir /shares/transcode sudo mkdir /shares/downloads sudo mkdir /shares/music Plex Docker Install sudo docker create \ –name=plex \ […]

Docker - Whats the hype?


What is Docker? I stumbled across Docker a while ago and the concept just intrigued me. The ability to create an application that only ships with the parts it needs. Windows and its applications have often been criticised for their size and bloated overhead on the underlying hardware. This bloat also has security consequences in […]

NextCloud - Private Cloud

Nextcloud – Private Cloud

Cloud features without the ‘Cloud Risk’ Cloud gives users the ability to backup and easily share files but with Pecha and other cybersecurity issues is ‘Cloud’ the best┬áplace for your data? For me it just isn’t worth the risk of putting my files on someone else’s hardware. Yes, I am a control freak when it […]