Posts Tagged ‘HTPC’

Install XBMC in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Install XBMC in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Installation of XBMC Frodo 12.2 in Ubuntu is a breeze. Just get on with running following commands in a terminal and you are all set. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-software-properties pkg-config sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xbmc For those of you who are not...

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Subsonic Plugin for XBMC 12 Frodo

Subsonic Plugin for XBMC 12 Frodo

You love XBMC and can’t live without Subsonic! Then why not get them to entertain you together. I came across this XBMC subsonic-plugin while searching for the same a few months back. So the credit goes to the developers who were responsible for hacking some old code and getting it to work for XBMC...

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Install DLNA Server On Ubuntu File Server

Install DLNA Server On Ubuntu File Server

While there are a host of DLNA / UPNP servers out there with a host of features such as on-the-fly transcoding to formats that client devices can handle, I was looking for a simple and easy to use DLNA server which I can use to feed content to my Smart TV or my Android...

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DIY Multimedia / Photo / Video Frame Using Raspberry Pi

DIY Multimedia / Photo / Video Frame Using Raspberry Pi

Long long ago I talked about converting a LCD panel from a laptop to external monitor which was an easy exercise as long as one was willing to dish out $40 to buy a controller board from ebay. But when I did that I could not stop myself from imagining far better applications of...

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BeagleBoard XM Powered File Server Using Ubuntu

BeagleBoard XM Powered File Server Using Ubuntu

Single Board computers like Raspberry pi and BeagleBoard have found wide range of applications among DIYers. This post tells you how to install Ubuntu headless server on a BeagleBoard single board computer and then configure it as a File Server using Samba (almost like a NAS). BeagleBoard XM is an OMAP3 board and works...

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OpenELEC: The Slimmer Trimmer and Cooler XBMC

OpenELEC: The Slimmer Trimmer and Cooler XBMC

Now OpenELEC lets you carry your HTPC with you in your USB drive. OpenELEC (Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center) is a HTPC software based on the ultra popular, the hip and chic XBMC (Xbox Media Center)  and supports full HD playback to your television with support for video and sound over the HDMI port...

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