LM Gestion : LM Remote KeyMap : Customize or disable the MCE Remote green button. On a Media Center enabled Windows like XP Media Center, Vista Ultimate, Vista Home Premium, 7 Ultimate, 7 Home Premium, pressing the green button on your MCE Remote will bring up Media Center.
If you don't use Media Center this can be a problem (The same thing happens for the Guide button, Live TV button, Recorded TV buttons and some other buttons on all the variations of the MCE Remote) How to Sync Your Media Across Your Entire House with XBMC. XBMC is an awesome media center solution but when you’re using it all over your house your library updates and watched-media lists get out of sync.
Read on as we show how to keep all your media centers on the same page. Note: This how-to guide was originally published in September of 2011 and detailed how to set up whole-house media syncing for XBMC “Dharma” 10.0. We’ve updated the guide for the newer, more user-friendly MySQL integration included in XBMC “Eden” 11.0. Custom Registry settings 4 MCE Remotes. Log file. At some point during your foray into XBMC, you will likely come up against a problem that isn't made 100% clear from errors in the GUI.
This is where the log file comes into play. XBMC writes all sorts of useful stuff to its log, which is why it should be included with every bug/problem report. Log file/Easy - Did someone send you to this page or ask for the debug log, xbmc.log, or log file? Access Your Media Collection From Any Browser With Zumocast. Let’s say you have a media center computer.
Maybe it’s running Boxee, maybe it’s running a different media center program; the point is, you’ve filled it with tons of goodies. You’ve ripped all your DVDs, and have a massive media collection. You love watching it when you’re home, but your netbook or iPhone can’t store it all. What to do? Check out Zumocast, that’s what. Installation. SMB. Windows File Sharing, (also known as Common Internet File System [CIFS] or Server Message Block [SMB]), is probably the most common of all of the options for sharing media between your computer or a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device and XBMC.
On Mac OS X it's called Windows Sharing. On Linux/UNIX/BSD its counterpart is SAMBA. 1 Setting up SMB SMB/Windows - Setting up SMB on Windows SMB/Mac - Setting up SMB on Mac OS X Samba - Setting up SMB in Linux 2 External links. Unofficial add-on repositories. XBMC includes an interface to browse remote repositories from where add-ons can be retrieved.
The model is similar to the way many current Linux distributions work, whereby there is a main repository that is the default, and and additional ones may be added by the user. XBMC has two official repositories that are included by default (XBMC.org Add-ons and XBMC.org PVR Add-ons) and are maintained by the XBMC team (Team XBMC). HOW-TO share folders over SMB using Windows 7. Introduction As has been documented elsewhere, XBMC's scrapers and library work best when full access to video and audio files is provided to them via an SMB share.
However, MS is making it more and more difficult to share using SMB in Windows. You have to turn off Homegroup and do all sorts of other messy things. The following is a guide to quickly and easily turn SMB sharing on in Windows 7. Preparation As a initial step, you should be connected to your network. The Process Step one: Click the "Network Internet Access" icon at the bottom right of your screen, next to your clock, speaker icon, and possibly power icon. Step two: Locate and click "Choose homegroup and sharing options. " Step three: You are now presented with a page labeled "Share with other home computers running Windows 7.
" Step four: You are now at the "Change sharing options for different network profiles" page. Adding videos to the library/Naming files/Movies. Important: THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP TO A SUCCESSFUL LIBRARY SCAN!
In order for the media scrapers to pick up the correct information your file names must follow a certain format: 1 Naming conventions In order to be scanned correctly, movie file names should only have the title and the year (optional) followed by the file extension. Media source flags can also be added via file names to indicate source/quality of the movie (see link for more info). To improve matching add the year within parenthesis to the end of the file or foldername, depending on your scanning method and folder structure (before the extension, if filename), this naming standard seems to yield the best results. Note: If the wrong movie is picked up even if foldername or filename is correct, the movie can have an earlier original title. \Movies\Pulp Fiction (1994).avi \Movies\Reservoir Dogs (1992).avi \Movies\The Usual Suspects (1995).avi \Movies\Avatar (2009)-cd1.mkv \Movies\Avatar (2009)-cd2.mkv. How to Automatically Download Movies as Soon as They're Released with CouchPotato.
How to Automatically Download TV Shows as Soon as They've Aired (or Turn Your PC into a TiVo) Kinja is in read-only mode.
We are working to restore service. Is there anyway you can explain further on what to do, this has gotten me intrigued. Flagged Sure. I'm on a private tracker that can give me specific RSS feeds based on what I want. Past this, I'll have to go from memory since I don't have uTorrent here on my work computer, but if you right click on the feed, you can go to the RSS Downloader. Anyway, let's say I want to download How I Met Your Mother, which comes on monday nights. Let me know if you need anything else. [www.ezrss.it] How to Get Started with Usenet in Three Simple Steps. Control Your Desktop PC with a Remote Using LIRC. Kinja is in read-only mode.
We are working to restore service. USB receivers work fine. My HP-branded "windows media center remote" worked nearly out of the box for Ubuntu Karmic. I had to map the keys manually per application, but the keypresses were correctly recognized. Flagged @shavenwarthog: I'm sorry, I wasn't clear. @Whitson Gordon: I haven't tried WinLIRC, but I've been able to use other serial-only software (such as the old Palm software) with an adapter. When I looked up my converter in Device Manager, there was an option for me to set the COM port for it.
Again, I've not tried this with WinLIRC, but it's probably worth a shot if you've got the right hardware. Create a Kickass, Seamless, Play-Everything Media Center: The Complete Guide.