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6. Optimizing Your Media Center

Ralph Roberts

(1)Alexander, North Carolina, USA

Entertainment is temporary happiness, but the real happiness is permanent entertainment.

—Amit Kalantri

Now that we’ve installed media center software on our Raspberry Pi, accomplished some configuration (more of that coming in this chapter and later ones as we need it) and, perhaps, attached some additional storage, we’re ready to rock and roll. Quite literally, if you like that kind of music (I enjoy classic rock, for example).

In this chapter, we look at software, hardware, software, and then housekeeping. We begin by looking at software tweaks to ...

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