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Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with FreeNAS

Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with FreeNAS

At its most basic, Network attached storage, or NAS, is a great way to share files on your local network. But it’s also a perfect solution for backing up your computers, streaming media across your home network, or even torrenting files to a central server. If you have an aging computer lying around, you can turn it into a NAS for for free with the open-source FreeNAS operating system. Here’s how.


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