[SATLUG] Xubuntu Streaming Media Server

Matt Graham matthewalan77 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 16:41:33 CDT 2009


All I want is to be able to Stream movies to my Plasma TV.  Anything else
(i.e. MP3, Photo) is an added plus.

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 3:23 PM, David Salisbury <
david.salisbury at momentumweb.com> wrote:

> Will XBMC (XBox Media Center) work for you?  Runs on Linux, I've set it up
> and found it to be quite nice.  I can't quite tell if it's exactly what
> you're looking for, based on the link you gave below, but it's definitely a
> robust and powerful free media center that will run on Linux (and has Ubuntu
> packages).
>
> http://xbmc.org/
>
>
>
> Matt Graham wrote:
>
>> How difficult was it to hack the xbox.  I have ready some about it but am
>> unsure if I want to go that route.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 9:13 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>  On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Matt Graham <matthewalan77 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Ok so this is a spin off from my post over the weekend.  I think I have
>>>> chosen to go with the Media Server idea for my CLI hero.
>>>>
>>>> I think I will be purchasing this...
>>>>
>>>> http://www.hdtvsupply.com/network-media-server.html
>>>>
>>>> Now I need to tackle the daunting task of getting the Media Server
>>>>
>>>>
>>> running
>>>
>>>
>>>> on my Xubuntu laptop.  I have spent the evening trolling the internet
>>>> for
>>>> some help but have turned up next to noting.  Do I need Mythbuntu
>>>> installed.  And if so, what part do I need?  Front end?, Back end?  I am
>>>> lost.  Does anyone have any experiance with Media Servers or know a
>>>>
>>>>
>>> better
>>>
>>>
>>>> way to acomplish what I am lokking to do?
>>>>
>>>>
>>> While not a media server, I've been running a hacked Xbox for years
>>> with XBMSP backend on a small server. The only thing it cannot do is
>>> HD and mp4 video.
>>>
>>>
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>>>
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