Sourcetrunk (Episode 022) : Firefly Media Server

This episode will let you abandon iTunes Music Sharing with the wonderful Firefly Media Server. If you really have to use a Windows Machine and really want to have your files deleted : use Eraser. Luckily you can try to make the switch to Linux easier with Wubi and see for yourself how wonderful open source software really can be, uninstall is optional.

I. Multimedia Software : Firefly Media Server
The purpose of this project is built the best server software to serve digital music to the Roku Soundbridge and iTunes; to be able to serve the widest variety of digital music content over the widest range of devices. Current stable releases have been reported to run on Linux, all the BSDs, Solaris, AIX, and a variety of embedded devices such as the Linksys NSLU2, the Maxtor MSS, and the Buffalo Linkstation, to name but a few.

II. System Tools : Eraser
Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. Works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Windows 2003 Server and DOS.
Eraser is Free software and its source code is released under GNU General Public License.

III. The little extra : Wubi

Wubi is an unofficial Ubuntu installer for Windows users that will bring you into the Linux world with a few clicks. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other application. If you heard about Linux and Ubuntu, if you wanted to try them but you were afraid, this is for you.

music from Josh Woodward on
theme from Brand New Sin on

beer on this episode : Ramée triple blond

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