Thanks to Dave B we now have a working media PC in the office: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hodapple/8521377907
(Yeah, that’s a photo of SomaFM. Whatever, he told me to take it.)
To get into it remotely, you can VNC into it - hostname “mediaslut”, password “hive13”. I think he called it ‘mediaslut’ because he really wants everyone to have fun with it, possibly at the same time. Sure, let’s go with that.