Linux For The Rest Of Us 16: HTPCs, Media Boxes and Content Delivery
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[06:15] Boxee Box - The Boxee Box brings all your favorite TV shows & movies from the Internet or your hard drive onto your TV - no PC needed.
[11:50] Tivo - TiVo® Premiere. The one box. Brings all your entertainment from TV and the web together in one amazing, easy-to-use box.
[15:59] Roku - The Roku digital video player is like having your own video library at home with over 50,000 choices from the best movies, TV shows and sports. It's the easiest way to watch anything and everything from Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, and MLB.com instantly on your TV
[17:26] Neuros - The Neuros LINK is an open device that connects your TV to the Internet. Powerful, quiet and small enough to fit in your entertainment center, it enables you to play all your local content and access TV shows, movies and clips available on the web with no fee or subscription.
[20:16] Here we get into software.
[20:37] LinuxMCE - LinuxMCE is a free, open source add-on to Kubuntu including a 10' UI, complete whole-house media solution with pvr + distributed media, and the most advanced smarthome solution available. It is stable, easy to use, and requires no knowledge of Linux and only basic computer skills.
[21:03] Hacker public radio show.
[27:31] Element OS - Element is a free operating system for home theater PCs, media center computers, and set-top boxes.
[29:50] MythTV - MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR) project distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. It has been under heavy development since 2002, and now contains most features one would expect from a good DVR (and many new ones that you soon won't be able to live without).
[33:28] Here we talk about TV tuner cards
[42:04] MythTV Cast - This show is about MythTV. MythTV is an open-source PVR that allows you to record tv programs (and filter out all the commercials) as well as manage all your media: your photos, music, and dvd collection. We will explore all of these features and more throughout this podcast. Please join us as explore this wonderful application.
[47:16] Steve M talks about what this show is all about.
[48:05] Linux Reality Podcast - The Linux Reality podcast was a show that ran from February, 2006 through March, 2008. During that time, more than 100 episodes were produced. A wide variety of topics were covered, starting with the very basics and gradually building to more advanced discussions. Interspersed throughout were listener feedback episodes, interviews with many fascinating people in the Linux community, and a variety of specialized shows.
Evernote - Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small from your notable life using your computer, phone, and the web. Get started today with a free account.
[51:47] OCRTerminal - OCR Terminal is an online OCR service that performs Optical Character Recognition (OCR) on your scanned images and pdf files and renders them into editable and text searchable documents.
[53:21] DocBook - DocBook is a semantic markup language for technical documentation. It was originally intended for writing technical documents related to computer hardware and software but it can be used for any other sort of documentation.
[56:21] Macbuntu - Macbuntu - Mac OS X Transformation Pack. Similar to Mac4Lin but dedicated to Ubuntu Linux. It can also be used in other OS based on Debian/GTK. Package includes all necessary system components to mimic Mac OS X appearance on Ubuntu Linux.
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