Monthly Archives: January 2011

Building a Linux-based HTPC Part 3

Continued from part 2 Assembling the P7H57D-M EVO with the SilverStone LC17 First question – do I need a fan installed in front of the disk drives? This is an option, so for now I am not installing a fan. … Continue reading

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Building a Linux-based HTPC Part 2

Ordering my P7H57D-M EVO HTPC This is a continuation of Part 1 of my adventures in building an Open Source HTPC. I did a lot of price comparison, and purchased parts from Amazon (for the chassis), ExcaliberPC (for the power … Continue reading

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Building a Linux-based HTPC

My old box, an ASUS Pundit P1-AH2,  that I bought from Monolith, died. It’s my primary server. I use it for a file server, computer server, DVD burner, backup server, and since it’s always up and running, I use it … Continue reading

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