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Re: [vox] Good quiet hardware for Myth TV
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Re: [vox] Good quiet hardware for Myth TV

On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 09:35:21PM -0700, Brian Lavender wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 06:35:39PM -0700, Bill Broadley wrote:
> > 
> > I've seen a pretty large number of working solutions, this one doesn't seem 
> > terrible for the $:
>> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16880101002

A fit/PC - fanless

> > 
> > Don't expect the world for $25 though ;-).  It does include a (short) usb dongle.
> > 
> > At least one reviewer claims:
> > Pros: Works perfectly in linux.
> Looks inexpensive. After looking at it, I am thinking that perhaps bluetooth
> is a better way to go. 
> I found this Tivo bluetooth remote with a slideout
> keyboard, but it doesn't really seem to work with GNU/Linux.
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16880610005
> > 
> > Another:
> > Works amazingly in Linux running XBMC.
> > I run a linux HTPC and this remote works great for it.
> > each button does what it is supposed to do under XBMC.
> > Also works with mythtv
> > 
> > Another claims:
> > Fortunately I found the free great XBMC remote for my Android phone and you 
> > should too.
> XBMC remote here.
> http://xbmc.org/freezy3k/2010/07/13/official-xbmc-remote-for-android/
> Now, this looks pretty cool! I already have the MetroPCS android phone
> with the slide out keyboard.
> -- 
> Brian Lavender
> http://www.brie.com/brian/
> "There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
> make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
> way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."
> Professor C. A. R. Hoare
> The 1980 Turing award lecture
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