"XBMC has been the favorite media center of advanced users for
years, but thanks to easy to install distributions like XBMC Live
Linux and the latest distribution OpenELEC, it is easier than ever
to install XBMC on Linux.
The benefit of using Linux instead of Windows 7 is that you will
get a fast booting computer that is instantly ready to be used as a
OpenELEC is the latest attempt to create a small Linux
distribution to turn your computer into a complete media center. In
fact, as OpenELEC advertises, I was able to install the complete
operating system and media center in less than 15 minutes. Let's
have a look at the steps I did to install and customize the
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