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Free HTPC, Home Server, and Media Center eBooks

While free resources are easy to find on the internet, it is hard to find resources organized in a easily follow manner. Listed below are some freely available relevant eBooks that could help you accomplish any HTPC, Home Server, and Media Center related projects. Just click “Request”, read, and go about completing your project. You may browse the entire free eBook catalog here.

Ultimate Guide to Raspberry Pi OpenELEC Media CenterUltimate Guide to Raspberry Pi OpenELEC Media Center
This book will help you install OpenELEC software on Raspberry Pi and integrate it seamlessly to manage your media library. It also points you towards some advanced tweaks to get the most out of your media center. More details
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PLEX, a Manual: Your Media, With StylePLEX, a Manual: Your Media, With Style
Love your digital collection of movies, TV shows and music, but hate using clumsy interfaces to play them on your TV? It’s time to check out Plex, the ultimate media center program. More details
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Cut That Cord! How To Ditch CableCut That Cord! How To Ditch Cable
Have you been thinking about cutting your pay-TV cord? No matter what your reasons, this book shows you some of the pros and cons of cord cutting. No, it’s not all sweetness and light, but neither will you have to make major sacrifices.
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Your Unofficial Raspberry Pi ManualYour Unofficial Raspberry Pi Manual
You’ve surely heard of the Raspberry Pi: the palm-sized computer with enough power to run servers or media centers complete with retro gaming. In this guide you’ll find its background, purpose, system specs, the software it runs and the amazing things it is capable of. More details
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A Newbie's Getting Started Guide to LinuxA Newbie’s Getting Started Guide to Linux
Learn the basics of the Linux operating systems. Get to know what it is all about, and familiarize yourself with the practical side. Basically, if you’re a complete Linux newbie and looking for a quick and easy guide to get you started this is it. More details
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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on GuideIntroduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. More details
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How to Use Usenet for File SharingHow to Use Usenet for File Sharing
Usenet is a network system which was largely superseded by the World Wide Web in the late 80’s and early 90’s as a form of communication. Usenet is a very different beast compared to the World Wide Web. More details
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TheThe Ultimate Netflix Guide: Everything You Wanted To Know About Netflix But Were Afraid To Ask
Netflix delivers all the TV shows and movies you could ask for … right to your screen. This guide will fill you in on all the extras like how to install Netflix, how to watch on another device, third-party apps and services, and much more.
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Spotify Music Streaming: The Unofficial GuideSpotify Music Streaming: The Unofficial Guide
Spotify, along with its competitors is a paid service called “streaming music” but is one of the most commonly used services. You start it up, tell it what song/artist you want to listen to, and you start listening. More details
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