Because this is a topic that will only be interesting to some, and because it has gotten so long that it fills most of the home page, I am putting the article on how I ripped my home movies and created a video streaming system around XBMC below the fold. For those who are not sure if they want to bother clicking through, here are some teaser photos of the media center I ended up with:
By the way, I know that in
10 5 years, this will all likely be superseded by streaming accounts. For the time being, I have fun with this.