Subsonic in a SmartOS zone

Subsonic is an opensource web-based media server, written in Java that runs on every platform. It supports a bunch of media formats such like OGG, MP3, WMA, FLAC, … with Flash and HTML5 players.

Optionally it has a Premium subscription for $1 a month for those interested in extended features (Smartphone Apps, no Ads, Chromecast and Sonos streaming, etc).

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Easy incremental backups with hammer filesystem

Finally I’ve made some progress in one of my miniprojects! At least an initial version of the hammer-backup script has been pushed to the master branch upstream in the DragonFly BSD repository, see commitdiff here.

For those who don’t know, DragonFly BSD is a fork of FreeBSD 4.x. Its leader, Matthew Dillon, implemented a log structured filesystem from scratch called HAMMER. It’s divided into independent “sub filesystems” called PFS (pseudo-filesystem).

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Migrated to Octopress!

I’ve migrated all the contents of my old fashioned static page to Octopress! Keeping the old design for historical purposes, see below :-)