Guides & Tutorials
Check out our guides & tutorials below. We are still in the process of adding more, which may take some time. There are multiple skill level options available for each tutorial: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Beginner runs on Windows with Docker Desktop, Intermediate runs on Ubuntu 22.04, and Advanced runs on ProxMox with Linux VMs.
Recommended Hardware Requirements
Minimum Recommended Hardware
– 4 Core CPU (Ryzen 5 or i5 Series or higher)
– 8 GB RAM
– 500 GB HDD
– Gaming Hardware w/ Nvidia GPU
– 6+ Core CPU (Ryzen 7 or i7 Series or higher)
– 16+ GB RAM
– 256-500 GB Primary NVMe HDD
– 1+ TB Second HDD w/ Sata Ports To Expand
– Gaming or Workstation Hardware w/ Nvidia GPU
We recommend using an Intel or AMD CPU over an arm64 CPU such as the Raspberry Pi 4b, however, a Raspberry pi 4b 8GB model with a 128-256GB SD card will work as well.
You want the gaming computer or workstation for a few primary reasons:
– You get an adequate Power Supply
– It comes with a graphics card
– It has multiple SATA ports
– The cases typically have room for additional hard drives
All of these are something to look for when buying for a home server. If you need more than 3 simultaneous streams for transcoding, you will need a workstation GPU.
A workstation GPU is recommended for running any virtual assistants or machine learning as well, please check VRAM requirements before purchase.
If you already have a PC then the beginner tutorials will guide you through setting up Docker Desktop so that you can test out containers. This set up is *not recommended* for production (every day) use cases. If you plan to use it every day, we recommend using the intermediate tutorials on separate hardware from your current Windows or Linux desktop.
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