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Linux.com: Building a Linux Home Media Center

Jan 13, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Lynema)

"Like a lot of people nowadays, I have a growing collection of digital media. My digital media is stored on a home Linux server. Most of the digital media players available today do not support protocols to connect to a Linux server, which make them unsuitable for my use. I realized the best way to connect my digital media library with my home theatre was to build my own Linux home media center (LHMC).

"My LHMC would have to interface with my existing home configuration via a wireless network with WPA security enabled and output to my television's S-Video or composite inputs, and it would have to connect to my media server via NFS..."

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