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QNAP Linux Station Fully Integrated with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Comprehensive NAS Multimedia Applications

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Taipei, Taiwan, October 14, 2016 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that QNAP Linux Station is fully integrated with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to provide complete multimedia applications. With HDMI output, QNAP NAS goes beyond being simple storage and provides a Home Theater PC solution for a complete home entertainment experience.

Since the launch of HD Station, QNAP has greatly focused on open-source platform and service integration. Considering the rapid growth of multimedia software and application development, QNAP Linux Station is integrated with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS, allowing users to download and install versatile apps from Ubuntu Software Center.

"QNAP is dedicated to keeping pace with software development trends and providing greater service integration. By using Linux Station with Ubuntu, our users can enjoy numerous ready-to-use apps for entertainment and productivity," said Marcus Yang, Product Manager of QNAP. Users can download various multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, including Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice, VLC, and more. With HDMI output, a QNAP NAS with Linux Station can be used as a PC for greater productivity and entertainment potential.

"QNAP is dedicated to keeping pace with software development trends and providing greater service integration. By using Linux Station with Ubuntu, our users can enjoy numerous ready-to-use apps for entertainment and productivity," said Marcus Yang, Product Manager of QNAP. Users can download various multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, including Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice, VLC, and more. With HDMI output, a QNAP NAS with Linux Station can be used as a PC for greater productivity and entertainment potential.

System Requirements

  • Linux Station requires a QNAP NAS with at least 4GB RAM. Supported models include: TVS-x82, TVS-ECx80, TS-x79, TVS-x73, TVS-x71, TS-x70, TVS-x63+, TVS-x63, TS-x53A, TS-x53Pro, TBS-453A, TS-x51+, TS-x51A and the TS-x51 series.
  • Container Station v1.5.1343 (or newer) must be installed on the NAS.