How I set up a home media server on a Raspberry Pi

media server

Setting up a home media server can seem daunting, especially when you don’t know where to start. You have a little experience with Raspberry Pis and with coding but would like to try something new.

My interest was sparked in this area when a friend showed off his media server setup at his house. He could access a wealth of movies, tv, shows and pictures on his phone and laptop from anywhere in the house.

Of course I had to emulate this in my house, this was so cool!

The following tutorial describes the steps I took to create a home media server with a Raspberry Pi.