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Old 01-24-2014, 03:17 PM   #31
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I was told that one drawback of using linux for a HTPC is that it couldn't play blueray disks, is this true?
Old 01-24-2014, 03:30 PM   #32
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There is no native blu-ray support in Linux. That said, there are some tricks you can pull with some programs to make it work, but I consider it to be pretty hacky. (I believe I saw an option to use automkv at one point). I rip the movies from the disks and encode mkv or mp4 to play back on my Linux machines.


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