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Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 6:00 pm
by faruqkhan
Turn your netbook into a portable music studio with Indamixx USB stick ... stick.html


New this year is Element, a 32bit distribution aimed at the media or home theatre PC market. Although the project is very young, the release candidate for version 1.0 has just been announced.

Element is designed to be run as a dedicated media PC in the lounge room, connected to a high definition television. What makes this distribution unique is its special ten foot user interface, created specifically to provide the cleanest experience on a television. Based on Xfce4, it really is simple to use and looks completely snazzy.

Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:30 pm
by faruqkhan
VDR (Video Disk Recorder) is an open source application for Linux designed to allow any computer to function as a digital video recorder, in order to record and replay TV programming using the computer's hard drive. The computer needs to be equipped with a digital TV tuner card. VDR can also operate as an mp3 player and DVD player using available plugins. VDR uses drivers from the LinuxTV ... -also.html

Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:57 pm
by faruqkhan
How to Turn Your Linux Box into a Home Theater with Boxee ... 2010/02/25

Pogoplug Linux-powered file server appliance ... -appliance

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Fedora 12 ... -fedora-12

Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:36 pm
by faruqkhan
Element is designed to be run as a dedicated media PC in the lounge room, connected to a high definition television. ... un-as.html

Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2010 6:02 pm
by faruqkhan
Build a Netbook NAS With Linux
Is your netbook nearing the end of its usefulness as a portable? Are you desperate for some network storage? Kill two birds with one stone.

Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 11:25 pm
by faruqkhan
Andrew Gillis has announced the release of VortexBox 1.2, a Fedora-based Linux distribution with the goal of turning an unused computer into an easy-to-use music server or jukebox:

Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:25 pm
by faruqkhan
Fluendo Launches the Ultimate Media Center for Linux Operative Systems ... e-systems/

Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:54 pm
by faruqkhan
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On CentOS 5.4 ... centos-5.4

Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS On CentOS 5.4 ... centos-5.4

Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:15 pm
by faruqkhan
infinityOS. infinityOS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution geared towards the retrieval and playback of multimedi

Ylmf OS. Ylmf OS is an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution with the GNOME desktop tweaked to resemble Microsoft Windows XP. The project releases separate Chinese and English editions of the product.

Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:05 pm
by faruqkhan
AVLinux. AVLinux is a multimedia-oriented live DVD based on Debian's testing branch. Besides applications for many common computer tasks, the distribution also features a full complement of the best FOSS multimedia programs available, allowing users to enjoy multi-track audio recording and mixing, video capturing, editing and converting, and DVD authoring and creation. It uses the lightweight LXDE desktop.

Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 1:52 pm
by faruqkhan
Element 1.1 Screenshots
Element 1.1 is a distribution designed specifically for home theater or media center computers. This is obvious when you boot up Element 1.1 which brings users Firefox, Transmission, XBMC, Decibel Audio Player, VLC, and many other useful multimedia apps together on this customized version of the XFCE desktop ... element-11

Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:25 pm
by faruqkhan
Cool portable linux music studio
Making music on Linux used to be something for masochists. Luckily this is long something of the past, as nowadays lot's of cool Linux software and compatible hardware is available to musicians. ... sic-studio

Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:37 am
by faruqkhan
Pogoplug: An Interesting, Linux-Friendly NAS ... plug&num=1

Puredyne- A Powerfull Linux OS for creative people (Artists) ... ive-people

Puredyne USB-bootable GNU/Linux OS for creative media. ... s-for.html

Posted: Sat May 08, 2010 9:19 pm
by faruqkhan
Storage Technology for the Home User
For anyone looking to get a handle on all of their personal data, there are several products on the market right now aimed at the average home-or-desktop user. This wide range of new products available offer excellent storage density, management and performance — and Linux compatibility. While a good friend always tells me, “technology is meant to be owned” sometimes the bank account doesn’t always support that philosophy. So the products discussed in this article are for a range of prices from $20 to thousands of dollars. But the focus is on products and technologies that can be used in desktops to really boost performance or ease storage management.

Posted: Sat May 22, 2010 9:22 pm
by faruqkhan
OwnOS CreativeSuite. OwnOS CreativeSuite is a multimedia-oriented distribution and live DVD based on Ubuntu. The project's web sit is in German.

Xin. Xin is a Linux live CD offering the following features: remote media player / media center supporting multi-file playback, playlists and drag-and-drop URLs; remote desktop display; media player or desktop controllable from multiple clients; multiple Xin media players or displays controllable from a single PC; all controllable and configurable from Windows, be it Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.