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scottuss
December 30th, 2009, 02:07 PM
Hey guys, Happy Holidays!

What would people recommend for a good media centre set-up?

My needs are: TV recording etc, YouTube, online streaming, music, podcasts, basic web browser on TV and other such "goodies"

I've been playing with Boxee and will probably go with that (not had a chance to play with MythTV yet)

So, any recommendations? What types of set-up do the community have?

steefjeqv
December 30th, 2009, 10:25 PM
Hi,

If you're planning on watching Digital TV (Freeview, ...) then I suggest using VDR.
You can combine VDR and XBMC.

There is a ppa repository available, put together by gda and hotzenplotz5 a.k.a the VDR team.

Some links :

https://launchpad.net/~the-vdr-team/+archive/vdr-ubuntu-karmic

http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Main_Page

http://xbmc.org/forum/showthread.php?t=45314

Greetings,
Steven