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blog:home_theatre_pc [2010/01/11 10:41] (current)
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 +======Home Theatre PC======
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 +<​note>​This hardware is now a low powered Linux server and I've opted for the [[:​istar:​istar]] instead.</​note>​
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 +Well its actually built and I decided that I should get around to documenting what I did.  In the meantime here are some pictures of what it looks like.
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 +I was downloading various things onto it so it was convenient to put in next to the hub.  I have now wireless enabled the box so it can be happy anywhere. :-)
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 +For the software:
 +  * Windows XP
 +  * [[http://​www.meedio.com/​|Meedio]] for the HTPC interface
 +  * [[http://​sites.mobile.yahoo.com/​go/​tv/​index]] - YAHOO now owns meedio
 +  * [[http://​www.streamzap.com|streamzap]] remote to control everything
 +  * [[sourceforge>​guliverkli|Media Player Classic]] (included in XP codec pack)
 +  * [[http://​www.cyberlink.com|Cyberlink]] Power DVD as it supports the VIA mpeg hardware accelerator.
 +  * [[http://​www.free-codecs.com/​download/​QuickTime_Alternative.htm|Quicktime Alternative]] Codec
 +  * [[http://​www.xpcodecpack.com/​|XP Codec Pack]] to play all major audio and video formats
 +  * [[http://​www.winamp.com|Winamp]]
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