From hardware to operating systems, get your home server up and running... and then make it do something useful.
Running a server at home is more than a good learning experience. This skill will break down the basics of getting one up and running, and then dive in to the many uses of a home server. It starts with hardware and operating systems, and then moves on to talk about home media centers, blocking advertisements, multi-room audio systems, and more.
Scroll down to see the Table of Contents (Skill Breakdown).
How to Use This Skill
Every Step in the Skill Breakdown (table of contents below) begins with [FYI] or [DIY].
- FYI steps are informational. They explain how and why something works.
- DIY steps are instructional. They show how to actually do something.
This sub-site (Skills.TechnicallyWizardry.com) is built on a educational platform. This allows for better "step-by-step" organization, as well as uploading screen captures, videos, audio, and source code (when relevant).