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Unread 01-29-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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XBMC Media Server - Cut Cable TV -- Anyone here?

Anyone here run XBMC?
I've just recently been looking into it to stream my DVDs to my TV instead of having to load them into a bluray player.

There seems to be a million ways to do it though.
Apple TV 2 -> XBMC
Raspberry Pi -> XMBC
etc, etc

Or just buy something like a Boxee.

Has anyone here done it? Recos?

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Unread 01-29-2013, 09:33 PM   #2
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I have an android PC on a stick I've been meaning to try it on. That and Plex. Plex transcodes any video to fit your mobile device. (In this case my PC on a stick). I'll use xbmc for my music but probably Plex for everything else as I grow tired of piddling with different codecs and containers and whatnot.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 10:27 PM   #3
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I snagged a free original Xbox from a buddy and put XBMC on it. It's fun to play around with and I would use it more, but I work for the cable co. and get free services, so I don't use it very much.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 11:10 PM   #4
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I mod'd a couple xboxs and ran it for quite a while. I havent played with it in a couple years though.
Odds are im typing on a tablet. It takes too much effort to add some punctuation. Im lazy, get over it

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Unread 01-31-2013, 12:11 AM   #5
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I use XBMC an a HTPC for my movie collection.

That's about it though.
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