Casey-great article,very cool info! I was able to easily setup as you describe. Question if I may? What about running an application? For example, if I wanted to run a media player to host an internet radio station”, but for max of 3 connections (basically just for some friends). Would that be possible? I know of sites/utilities to do that specifically, but for a more wide” audience and I would like to keep in this simple/low bandwidth vein.
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