|Grabowy, Chris on 9 Jan 2013 12:09:14 -0800|
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|Re: [PLUG] EXTERNAL: Re: Open Streaming Media Box|
I purchased a few Raspberry PIs in the hopes of replacing the big hunking PCs near my TVs running XBMC.
I got XBMC installed on the SD card, the PI boots up on it, updates itself, etc, but XBMC seems to be slow and buggy.
So I am wondering if your XBMC on the Raspberry PI performs acceptably??
I apologize if this is an off topic forum question.
I just set up a Raspberry PI at home using an XBMC distro. This streams files over NFS of SFTP and a bunch of other protocols. Works best with h264 encodings but it can slog through other formats. And it's only $30.
I'd be interested in your final setup, I have a similar (but very low priority) issue at work.
On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Tom Haines <email@example.com> wrote:
Does anyone know if there are any Linux powered set-top boxes similar to Roku or Apple TV that let you stream media to a TV? I'm looking for something that is open enough that I can configure it to open a pre-configured stream on startup and start dumping it out the A/V ports.
The idea is to create a streaming appliance to send out to our school districts so they can play our live streams into their district wide closed circuit TV systems.
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