Maraschino Is a Simple Web Interface to Manage Your XBMC Home Theater. 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] Regardless if you use their RSS, this FAQ is what I used to setup my RSS downloader. Have at least a dozen shows plugged in, usually gets the show about 30-40 minutes after the episode airs . So I was just referring back to this article to set up a new media center at home and I came across this posting of yours. Do you happen to have any invites to your private tracker? How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500.
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We are working to restore service. No TV tuner card...? I realize that it adds expense, but it seems worth it considering that a lot of cable companies charge you monthly to rent their box. With my current company, I could go from $15/month for an HD box, to $2/month for a CableCARD - the $13/month I save means that this thing will eventually pay for itself, or at least for some of the premium streaming subscriptions I buy for it. Plus, I can use my 360's Media Center Extender features to use it to watch digital channels and recorded TV downstairs, without having to pay for a second cable box - saving me another $15 every month. I know a lot of people build these specifically so that they can cancel their cable subscription, but if you plan on keeping it, you can get WAY more functionality out of this box with such a simple upgrade. EDIT: Another commenter pointed out that XBMC and CableCARD tuners don't play nicely together.
Flagged Yup, this is a good point. How to Turn Your Android into a Killer Portable Media and Gaming Center. I second this.
Free and open-source beats paying any day. :) SNESoid has been free since it hit the SlideMe market. Supports controllers just find (I use both Wii and an Xbox 360 controller with it). [slideme.org] ...in fact, my only gripe with any of the 'oid' emulators is N64oid. I'd contacted the dev for USB joycenter about it months ago, he said the dev for n64oid was going to implement it into the next version. ...I think that was back in December of last year. ...doesn't seem to work with Mupen64 either (which is free by the way on paulscode.com). Is the full version free now?
Is There Anything Awesome I Can Do with All These Unused Ports on My TV? Create a Kickass, Seamless, Play-Everything Media Center: The Complete Guide. It seems like every other week or so I see another article about XBMC and how it's the greatest thing ever, and I'm finally saying something.
I just don't understand the appeal, but I *REALLY* want to. I'm very legit when it comes to my movies, so I don't torrent anything. What purpose is there for me to use it then if I don't have movies on my computer? Sure I use Netflix, but my PS3 gives me that capability as well. Can someone please help me out here? I see the "free cable" thing and that's kind of appealing, although I can't see what shows are included. Flagged Yeah, if you don't want to rip your movies, then it's pretty useless. It's like asking "why is an iPod better than my discman? " Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with FreeNAS.
How to Turn Your FreeNAS Box Into an Internet PVR with SABnzbd and Sick Beard. Kinja is in read-only mode.
We are working to restore service. To everyone having trouble in step one, installing Python and the other packages: I've found the new location for the old 7.3 packages. Looks like 7.3 is deprecated, but FreeNAS legacy users still need them...luckily, all those packages are archived here: [ftp6.us.freebsd.org]