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Unofficial Guide to Setting up a Mac Mini Media Server for Newbies

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As CA gets a lot of questions from newbies about setting up their first music server, I thought it would be useful to compile a list of answers, which can be found here. (It's a link to Scribd.)

If you're a newbie, please let me know if this is helpful or not so much. If you're an ... uh, oldie ... please feellet me know about any errors or to suggest new answers.


UPDATE: I posted a revised version today. Same link at Scribd.

Updated 12-21-2012 at 01:47 PM by Akapod

Tags: mini, newbie, server
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  1. orgel's Avatar
    I think the guide will be really helpful for newcomers, and it's very well done. I also think you skirted most controversial areas skillfully (but you're bound to catch some flack anyway).

    How about expanding the section on software tweaks a bit? Maybe a link to wgscott's scripts?

    Maybe add some screenshots for the software changes?

    There are a few typos. I volunteer to mark up a Word file or PDF or whatever. PM me if you'd like me to do that.

  2. The Computer Audiophile's Avatar
    Hi Akapod - Well done sir!
  3. hemuji's Avatar
    is there one for CAPS? can you control CAPS player remotely
  4. Akapod's Avatar
    Sorry -- I've never had the opportunity to use a C.A.P.S. server, so I don't know.
  5. taipan1013's Avatar
    Thank you so much for taking time to put the information on the Mac Mini server of the blog. I have been looking for something like this for a year. THANK YOU for the information. IT IS GREAT.
  6. patricia1066's Avatar
    Hi I would be interested in the guide, but I dont want to subscribe to scribd.

    Has anyone uploaded it elsewhere?

    Thanks in advance