[mythtv-users] The Boxee Box

Cool Frood aaranya+mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 18:58:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmm, I hadn't thought about PlayOn for flash streaming to low powered
> machines. I had stayed away from ION nettops because they didn't have the
> power to stream Hulu etc, but I already use PlayOn to stream to my Xbox 360.
> I guess since it's probably streaming something like RTSP under the hood
> it's less CPU intensive than flash and might work for me. Not as pretty as
> Boxee or XBMC (Has anybody seen the new XBMC beta interface? It's really
> nice!) but it's an option I hadn't considered before.

Hulu with Flash works really well with Boxee on ION machines.  It only
sucks with Hulu's own application.  If it's only about Hulu, then
there's already a Linux-based solution.  I would love to get Netflix
streaming on Linux though.

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