Complete Linux Media Server

Build A Complete Linux Media Server – Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Complete Linux Media Server

Linux Media Server From Scratch! This series of articles describes how to build a complete linux media server for finding, downloading, organising and streaming media.   Before we start, it goes without saying (but I’m saying it here anyway!) that this is a grey area, that you should already have…

Build A Complete Linux Media Server – Debian Server Install

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Complete Linux Media Server

Debian Server Install This article details how to create a standard, headless debian server install. For our linux media server project we will be using the latest version distribution available at the time of writing: Debian 8.3. You can also use the process below to build a standard debian server.…

Build A Complete Linux Media Server – Install transmission-daemon running as nobody

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Complete Linux Media Server

Install transmission-daemon You could be forgiven for thinking that a simple “apt-get install” would suffice to install transmission-daemon and thoretically it does. However! We want this set up securely and neatly as there are other components which need to interact with transmission and its files and directories and ideally we…