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Linux.com: Set Up a Freevo Media Center

Jun 30, 2006, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Manolis Tzanidakis)

"I've been a happy MythTV user for a long time--you can check out my review of version 0.19--but lately I've been feeling that something is missing. MythTV is great for watching and recording TV, but I watch TV less than four hours per week. On the other hand, I love music, and MythTV offers no easy way to listen to music from various sources, such as audio CDs and Web-based and FM radio stations. After fiddling with custom solutions based on MPD and MPlayer, I decided to look for an alternative--which led me to Freevo.

"Freevo is like a window manager--an interface controlled by a remote control or the keyboard--that provides access to various media. It is written mostly in the Python programming language, which makes it hacking-friendly.

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