I have a media PC connected to my TV at home. How do I install Ubuntu TV on this PC?
You can install Ubuntu by downloading it, buning it on a cd/DVD or a USB.
Install Ubuntu TV using the test PPA
if you were running Unity 2D already:
for unity 3d / Gnome-shell
to run ubuntu-tv copy/paste this in gnome-terminal
to Close ubuntu-tv run this
To revert the changes
If you want to compile it from source(ubuntu-tv)
There are four dirs to be filled with media:
Generate thumbnails for your videos:
To refresh the video list
Set the formFactor D-Conf key to “tv”
Prepare your environment if you’re running unity-2d, you need to kill unity-2d-panel, unity-2d-places, unity-2d-launcher, unity-2d-spread (twice):
Run it like so:
All the information is on the wiki. I suspect these are going to evolve over the next few weeks so I won't copy-paste them here for now.
There is now a PPA from WebUpd8's Alin Andrei. It only works for 11.10 and contains a patched
Note this is a personal PPA. As ever you should note that there may be stability and security implications of using it. If you're oblivious to the risks, you probably shouldn't be using it.