Hack Together a Home Server

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Here's how I replaced an old desktop PC with a small-footprint workstation to serve as a central repository for my most important files and applications for my home. And because I'm not the most elegant person in the world, this sort of computing how-to involves a power tool and some masking tape.

Only You Can Prevent Data Fires

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Keep your cloud backup in case of true disaster, but also keep as much around locally as possible. The most likely issue you face as a computer user or your family's IT tech is a busted or corrupted hard drive, and the more you have locally the faster you can recover and not feel the data-loss-nausea that I had for most of the last fortnight.