Linux Toys II: 9 Cool New Projects for Home, Office, and Entertainment
- Builds on the success of the original Linux Toys, with new projects you can build using different Linux distributions
- All-new toys in this edition include a MythTV entertainment center, eMoviX bootable home movies, a BZFlag game client and server, and an Icecast Internet radio station, plus five more.
- Companion Web site, LinuxToys.net, provides information for further enhancing your Linux Toys II projects
- Includes a CD-ROM with scripts, packages, and code for the projects
Special contributing author: Thomas Weeks, Rackspace.com
Table of Contents
Part I: The Basics.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Linux Toys II.
Chapter 2: Finding What You Need.
Part II: Multimedia Projects.
Chapter 3: Creating a Web Photo Gallery.
Chapter 4: Creating a Personal Video Recorder with MythTV.
Chapter 5: Making Bootable Movies with eMoviX.
Part III: Home Projects.
Chapter 6: Customizing a Live Linux Pen Drive.
Chapter 7: Automating Home Lights and Gadgets with X10.
Chapter 8: Setting Up a Game Server with BZFlag.
Chapter 9: Building a Dedicated SOHO Firewall.
Part IV: Small Business Projects.
Chapter 10: Running an Internet Radio Station with Icecast.
Chapter 11: Building a Thin Client Server with LTSP.
Part V: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Using the Linux Toys II CD.
Appendix B: ABCs of Using Linux.
Appendix C: Installing Linux.
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