"Acoustic Reality is a Danish company that sells speakers,
amplifiers, storage devices, cables, and other products to build
top-shelf home entertainment centers. It recently released eAR OS
Free Edition, a free media center system built on top of Ubuntu
that features a free version of the Acoustic Reality software
technology used in the $100 eAR RT-OS Enterprise Edition and in the
company's hardware Media 4 products. It provides a user-friendly
media center along with a nice implementation of Ubuntu.
"eAR OS is an installable live CD. The boot options are similar
to those of Ubuntu 8.04 and the installer is exactly the same. The
only problem I noted with the installer was with user setup, which
didn't actually add my user..."