Category Archives: Music

Ripping BluRay Audio Discs to FLAC

UPDATE: This script has been superseded to add more features and correct a major issue, see here. I’ve been buying some BluRay audio discs as a relatively inexpensive route to HD audio content, there’s some great remasters and remixes coming … Continue reading

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Building a new Home File Server (Part 2 – Software)

As mentioned in Part 1, my exisiting server is using Mandriva as the base OS for all the other services I run. The reasons for this are largely historical – it was the first Linux OS I really used as … Continue reading

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Building a new Home File Server (Part 1 – Hardware)

Ever since discovering the joys of networked streaming audio delivery around the house I’ve had a need for a centralised location to store our music (currently around 560GB of lossless FLAC files). As is often the case with these things, … Continue reading

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