Category Archives: Media Server

MediaCentral

In my last media server update there were some concerns about Apple’s Front Row. I decided to try out some alternatives including iTheater and MediaCentral. Admitedly I am limited to a G4 MacMini, but there wasn’t much of a contest. … Continue reading

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I Finally Got A Set Top Box!

Over a year ago, I posted a few entries on my quest to set up a media center PC. The plan was to use MythTV server and a set top client. Eventually I’d have set top PCs connected to every … Continue reading

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My Home Media Server Project Update

Welcome back to the continuing chronicle of the creation of my home media system. In addition to the Linux operating system there are three primary functions that the system must perform, download content from the internet, host it up to … Continue reading

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My Home Media Server Project

Welcome to the chronicle of my adventure into the world of digital home entertainment. Long-term goals: Central server: For all media files, mainly Video, Music, and Pictures Set-top boxes: All media accessible to all televisions in the house Eliminate cable … Continue reading

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