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Re: [vox] Building a media center



been there, done that, Still use the Myth tv. Works
well. You need to fill out a survey every 3 months or
so. Otherwise, 2500+, 512MB Memory, 1/2Tb HDD and a
pair of Happauge 250s are all you need. Knoppmyth if
your lazy, or its an excellent place to start.

--- Richard Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> wrote:

> My wife and I have been pondering getting a Tivo,
> but haven't wanted to spent 
> the monthly fee, or arrange to put a phone jack in
> the wall near where the TV 
> lives, so we've been looking at Freevo
> (http://freevo.sourceforge.net).  
> We're considering getting a new computer, putting
> Linux into it, then using 
> either Freevo or MythTV (I haven't looked too
> closely at either, so I don't 
> know if they're the same kind of application). 
> We're also thinking about 
> putting all of our MP3's on this thing and using it
> as a stereo as well.
> 
> Has anyone done anything like this?  Is it
> advisable?  Any gotcha's I should 
> be careful of, software or hardware?  What distro
> would be best for this sort 
> of thing?
> 
> -- 
> Richard S. Crawford
> http://www.mossroot.com
> AIM:  Buffalo2K    Yahoo: rscrawford
> "You can't trust your judgement if your imagination
> is out of focus."
> --Mark Twain
> > _______________________________________________
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> 


Hans W. Uhlig
Mobile Field Technician
Staples Inc.

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