[BLUG] LinuxMCE anyone?
lord.drachenblut at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 23:49:57 EDT 2008
On Sunday 12 October 2008 8:31:25 pm initech wrote:
> Has anyone tried out or have experience using the HTPC distro LinuxMCE? I
> am looking to set up a home theater system once I'm through with grad
> school in December and am starting to investigate. It certainly has all of
> the features I want (cable tv ripping, media streaming, voip phone
> networking, security features, and home automation) but I am leery of
> committing to it due to all of the specific hardware requirements. I am
> also leery of any Linux distro that claims to be this easy to set up
> knowing that it has to use bunches of specialized hardware to realize it's
> full functionality.
> I would appreciate hearing from anyone that has experience setting it up
> and configuring it.
When looking at linuxmce you have to realize it's really far more than a htpc
distro. if you just want htpc functions look at myth. but if you want
something to run the entire home then linuxmce is the way to go.
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