Turn Your Computer Into a Media Center PC with GeeXBoX 1.1
Aug 03, 2007, 02:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)
"GeeXBoX, a small media center Linux live CD distribution, can
run from any small device, such as a USB disk or a wallet CD-R, and
can play both disk-based media like DVDs and online media like
Icecast streams. The project has been in development for several
years and has just released version 1.1. I fed it every kind of
media file I could lay my hands on -- Ogg, MP3, MP4, AVI, DVDs,
VCDs, and their ripped versions -- and it played them all without a
hiccup. But what makes GeeXBoX a fantastic distribution is its ease
of use and malleability.
"GeeXBoX 1.1 is a mere 8.9MB ISO download. Its hardware
requirements are minimal -- a Pentium II 400MHz processor and 64MB
of RAM are enough to power GeeXBoX--and of course you'll need a
CD/DVD drive to play your media..."