[mythtv-users] XBMC port to Linux and Mythtv

Cal... jewell at halcyon.com
Wed Aug 22 21:58:38 UTC 2007

Phill Edwards wrote:
>> With this great news I hope this further integrates mythtv and XBMC :)
>> http://www.xboxmediacenter.com/wiki/index.php?title=Linux_port_project
> I'm not sure how it would be better than a mythfrontend. The main
> value I see in this at the moment is that booting linux on an Xbox
> takes a long time and it runs slowly, whereas the XBMC solution turns
> an Xbox into a fast booting/performing frontend to access and play
> MythTV recordings. 

I've got a soft-modded Xbox running Xbox Media Center as my front end
and I love it.

XBMC is an amazing piece of software. My wife and kids can drive it, 
it's extensible via python (sadly, no perl to speak of), and it "Just

Highly recommended.


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