Martin Michlmeyer describes ste-by-setp what is needed to get Debian running on your TS-209
QNAP TS-209 Turbo NAS is the most powerful 2-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) product designed for SOHO and Home users. TS-209 adopts the latest powerful 500MHz CPU with 128MB DDR II RAM and Gigabit Ethernet design; its ultra-high-speed performance significantly boosts the file sharing speed. Abundant valuable server features are also included, such as advanced auto-sync/schedule/instant backup, cross-platform sharing for Windows and Mac, Web Server of PHP with MySQL and SQLite, RAID 1 mirroring protection with hot-swapping design, encrypted FTP file sharing, encrypted Remote Replication, unique Web File Manager, built-in DDNS, SSL and SSH remote login, etc.. These differentiated designs make TS-209 a perfect choice for SOHO users who need faster performance and useful server features. With its friendly web-based interface, users can easily set up a network system for all sorts of server applications without MIS help.
TS-209 is also designed for home users. You can easily build up a perfect multimedia storage center for backing up and sharing multimedia files with your friends and family. TS-209 provides a lot of attractive server functions, such as iTunes Server, UPnP/ DLNA Media Server (TwonkyMedia) with Internet Radio, Multimedia Station with web-based photo album, BitTorrent Download Station, etc..