The Linn DS/DSM can be controlled in many ways. This can be from front panel buttons, IR handset, PC, Tablet...
The music media it can play does not have to be from within your home. The internet has openned up many many source for Music "streams", some are free and some are paid for...
For information on: troubleshooting, Surround options, "Ripping" Cd's , Exakt system then this next section will provide the information that you need.
As with any information, questions etc on Linn products you can also contact the Linn Support team
Typically product installation should be left to Linn Retailers but as a background guide