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Best Linux HTPC Motherboards


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For anyone looking to build a Linux HTPC (home theater PC) I have written an in-depth article available here:


LinuxTECH.NET: Best Linux HTPC Motherboards


If you are wondering what software to use with it, apart from MythTV (available as RPM from the Mandriva repos), there is XBMC which is stunning (I know of several Windows people that chose Linux for their HTPC because of XBMC, as the Windows version of XMBC doesn't support hardware assisted video play-back :P ).


Sadly XBMC is not available as RPM for Mandriva yet (only for Ubuntu) but it compiles fine from source on Mandriva too.


There is a proposal to get it included in Mandriva 2010:



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