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Old 03-01-2006, 09:24 AM   #1
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Windows XP Media Centre


I am new to Linux (apart from using where i previously worked) and want to build a media centre windows are charging a hell of a lot for there windows xp media centre and I was wondering if there is a Linux version/substitute?

If so is there anything that i need to be aware of before taking on this project?

Thanks for any help/advice given
Old 03-02-2006, 01:48 AM   #2
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Not really any problem with making a media center from any version of linux. Just make certain your hardware is supported. After that things to make a media center are a (insert package manager here) away.


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