Category Archives: install

Building your first PC: Do’s, don’ts, and did nots

Around this time last year, I decided to upgrade my PC. It had been 5 years since I got my first desktop for school, and I found that a lot of my parts were becoming outdated and did not interface with newer parts I wanted for upgrades. So I decided to build my desktop myself.… Read More »

Python: First time setup and configuration

Why Python? I won’t make a persuasive speech here, since you should already have decided on using Python at this point, but just to review what is commonly said: Python is flexible. You can run your code in the debugger or from the command line as soon as you save it, make quick edits, and… Read More »

Transform your old desktop into a digital swiss army knife.

Previously, I wrote about some PC myths, NAS4Free (N4F) and its possibilities, and how to install NAS4FREE, trouble-free. This post will show how easy it is to modify and tinker around with any old desktop PC you may have lying around collecting dust, and turn it into a useful machine for storing files, backing up… Read More »

Step by step: NAS4Free installation, setup, and access

Simple, reduced form instructions: Download the installation media at the official website. It will link you to (at the time of writing) the SourceForge repository. Then you will have to choose the appropriate download based on the file name e.g., “Nas4freeX.xx_LiveCD.img” is for burning the install media onto a CD. Burn the installation media to… Read More »