[ubuntu-us-in] Ubuntu Media Server?

Rob Ludwick rob at rcludw.no-ip.org
Wed Nov 10 07:51:20 GMT 2010

The last time I tried MythTV it was a major disappointment.  It just
wasn't worth the time I invested into it.  I think if I had the choice
between using MythTV and watching TV when the shows aired, I would have
chose the latter.

I would look at XBMC / Boxee, if you didn't need DVR capability.

On Tue, 2010-11-09 at 15:12 -0500, Michael Schultheiss wrote:
> DJ Gregory wrote:
> > Everyone,
> > 
> > I've been using Ubuntu for awhile, but really got into it around Hoary 
> > Hedgehog.  I enjoy any Linux distro on a whole, but I want a media 
> > server, preferably based on Ubuntu Server.  Can anyone recommend some 
> > programs and/or methods to set up something like this?  I have ideas and 
> > I've seen solutions, but I want to get some of our members opinions here 
> > as to what is good to actually use.  Forums are fine to search around 
> > in, but not personal enough.  I'd like to get some real life input in 
> > how things work.  Any good ideas?
> What are you looking to do with your Media Server?
> I would take a look at Mythbuntu [0] - it utilizes MythTV [1] and does a
> lot of media related things.
> [0] http://www.mythbuntu.org
> [1] http://www.mythtv.org

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