Shuttle XS35GT: The ultimate silent media center HTPC

 

The long-awaited Shuttle XS35 series of small form factor (SFF) PCs are finally available and shipping in a variety of guises, from a bare bones build your option up to a fully loaded version with blu-ray, 2GB RAM . . . → Read More: Shuttle XS35GT: The ultimate silent media center HTPC

How to enable debug logging in xbmc

I am a huge fan of XBMC (XBMC Media Center) – the complete open source media center solution for Windows, OSX and Linux. In this post I will explain how to enable debug logging in XBMC and show your how to provide this information in a useful way.

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Enable navigation sounds over hdmi in xbmc

Navigation sounds in xbmc didn’t work for me in linux when using hdmi as my default audio device. This is quick and easy to fix. Simply add the following to /etc/asound.conf

pcm.!default {

type plug slave { pcm “hdmi” } }

Save the file and reboot. You should now have . . . → Read More: Enable navigation sounds over hdmi in xbmc

Create your own TV channel in XBMC

OK so you have setup XBMC and managed to scan all of your content into your library – great! However, one of the questions that frequently comes up in the XBMC forums is how can i setup my own TV channel using content in the library.

There are several ways you could accomplish this, but . . . → Read More: Create your own TV channel in XBMC