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Comment: Re:Keep a spare blank drive around (Score 5, Informative) 414

by Jabroney (#39467811) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Do You Manage Your Personal Data? { "kind": "urlshortener#url", "id": "", "longUrl": "", "status": "OK" } Trying to sell cloud solutions on Slashdot? You must be new here.

Comment: Re:myth (Score 1) 697

by Jabroney (#35902082) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Are You Streaming-Only For Home Entertainment?

I use a MythTV box, no cable subscription, but netflix and hulu. But since Netflix streaming uses Silverlight and isn't supported on Linux, I get snail-mail DVDs from netflix, which I don't mind so much.

IT's also a spiffy media server. My entire DVD and CD collection is burned to it and available for playback anywhere in the house.

So in spite of a few drawbacks, it isn't overall a bad solution.


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