Streaming video to an XBox360

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Fri Mar 27 19:40:57 UTC 2009

> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Jonathan Hirschman <jonathan at>
> wrote:
>> > I've got a headless linux box with a bunch of video and audio on it.
>> > I want to use my sparkling new Xbox360 to play some of that stuff
>> > back.  What's the best way to do that?

>> Have you looked at TwonkyMedia? It is payware, but it runs on Linux, and
>> it is supposed to be Xbox 360 compatible.
>> See:
>> They have a 30 day free trial.

2009/3/27 a_puzzeled_newbie(^_^); <benjamin1254 at>:
> not to hijack this message but i am also looking into something about the
> same only free-ware and open source. I am gana try geexbox this weekend to
> see what i can come up with.

Thanks for the Twonky note.  I've found a few other posts mentioning
it now as well.  Guess I'll try the trial.  I'd prefer open source,
but I don't mind buying from someone that produces software for linux.
 I'll likely try uShare too and see how it does re memory consumption.
 The box is pretty limited as it is.


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