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PostPosted: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 22:25:31    Post Subject: HTPC Primer, Part II Reply with quote View Single Post

In the first of a two-part series of Tech Tips on getting started with a Home Theater PC, or HTPC, we looked at the two most basic features to be considered: audio and video. With those areas addressed, there are still plenty of aspects worth considering that can help your computer become better integrated into your home theater for a truly enjoyable experience. - The Article


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PostPosted: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:37:55    Post Subject: Reply with quote View Single Post

What are some of the packages available/recommended for a linux based htpc?
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PostPosted: Mon, 21 Nov 2005 20:38:07    Post Subject: Reply with quote View Single Post

Check out some of these... Not all complete HTPC apps, but nice Linux things that handle at least part of the duties:


Freevo - http://freevo.sourceforge.net/
KnoppMyth - http://www.mysettopbox.tv/
MPlayer - http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html
MythTV - http://www.mythtv.org/
Ogle - http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/
TheaterLinux - http://sourceforge.net/projects/theaterlinux/
VideoLAN - http://www.videolan.org/
Xine - http://xinehq.de/

Extremetech made a custom Linux distro with MythTV included - http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1558,1814924,00.asp
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