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Vortexbox (Australia) has been the distributor of the Vortexbox appliance for Australia & New Zealand since 2009.
To find out more about the Vortexbox software & for software support, please visit www.vortexbox.org.

VortexBox How-tos

Do you use a Mac? If you do, we've put together a basic how-to on using a VortexBox with a Mac. Click here to check it out.

We've put a short how-to on ripping video content, (movies, TV shows etc), for use with Plex on a VortexBox. You can see it here.

Configuring squeezelite on your VortexBox can be confusing, there's a how-to available here.

Do you want to know how to log into a terminal window on your VortexBox? Find out here.

A lot of people prefer to to rip CDs to an “Artist/Album” directory, so that all albums for a single artist are in a separate subdirectory. This results in a cleaner directory structure that's easier to navigate. Click here to see how to do it.

It is possible to install phpsysinfo, a system information tool which is handy for monitoring the operating temperatures, hard drive usage & memory usage of your VortexBox. Instructions on how to install it can be found here.

Sometimes the network settings on your VortexBox can get messed up or flakey, so you need to reset the network settings. To do this you'll need a keyboard & monitor to plug into your VortexBox. To see how to do it, click here.

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Last updated  9th JUne 2018