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Home Theater PC (HTPC), or Media Center computer

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font size on HTPC, with VNC

I use ubuntu to run a home-theater PC at home. I simply use the ubuntu desktop, and run vlc and chrome-browser on the TV. This works fine for us. I'd like to sometimes log into the machine with VNC, ...
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Folder Inclusion/Streaming

Edited: When I used Windows - I used Nero Media Home Essentials 4 to stream my videos to my LG Bluray player. All I did was click "Add Share" and select my "Movies" folder - then it showed up on my ...
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What ARM tablet can I run regular Ubuntu and XBMC and hook up an external HDD…?

I want to run XBMC on an ARM Tablet, using bluetooth keyboard and an external 4TB hard drive to substitute a typical HTPC. . P.S.: HTPC doesn't exist as a tag... can someone who is not new here ...
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Status of Ubuntu TV? Can I use as an HTPC interface?

So I'm building an HTPC with some decent specs and was wondering if, with an Ubuntu Install, I can use the Ubuntu TV interface? Home Theater wise it makes more sense for me to just use an Ubuntu ...
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Suitable Shuttle models for HTPC / media centre

Are any Shuttle models suited as Ubuntu based HTPC / media centre clients? I'm after a compact fanless HTPC for the living room to work with a media server (currently running MythTV) in my home ...
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Convert .mov files to Home theater Compartible MP4

I have bunch of mov files and I want to Play them on my Sony DVD Home theater (XVid/HDMI capable) but I cannot. I have tried different configuration in WinFF (ffmpeg frontend) but does not work. The ...
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Sound is unbalanced on both speakers ! I am hearing loud sound from the left and low sound from the right speaker

I have checked with other headphones,and my small 2:1 home theatre also complies the existence of the problem. Moreover when I check my sound system through Pulseaudio "test sound" utility, I can ...
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Automatically locking screen without shutting it off

Hey everyone— I have a home theater PC running Ubuntu 11.10, outputting over HDMI (for audio and video). I'm having an issue: I'd like the screen to lock automatically (when video is not playing, of ...
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Is there a media center application that uses the native gui?

I've tried a fair number of media center apps like Boxee or XBMC. They all seem to use their own UI. Is there one that uses the native UI, more like rhythmbox or banshee? I'm looking for something ...
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Ubuntu - Media Centre Desktop - No Digital Surround - No Blu-ray [closed]

I purchased new Asus m5a88-m motherboard - 8G RAM, 64 bit, 64 G SSD to build xbmc over full desktop Ubuntu 64 bit - tried 3 versions of Ubuntu between 10 and 11. System is lightning fast, good in ...