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KDE release Plasma Media Center for Linux

There is a new Media Center system for Linux users called Plasma Media Center. It’s from KDE the graphical desktop for Linux and is built on KDE’s Plasma and KDE technologies…

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SoundGraph VF310 15c2:0036 Linux / XBMC

I have an OrigenAE M10 HTPC case which has a SoundGraph IR/VFD unit – Model: VF310 15c2:0036. This is the LCD display on the front of the HTPC case. Before…

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Skype 4.1 for Linux released, adds Microsoft account support

Skype have released version 4.1 of the Linux version of the Skype client. This version follows the Windows and Mac version with Microsoft account sign in and you can instant…

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OpenELEC 2.0 released

The OpenELEC team have been working towards releasing OpenELEC 2.0 for some time now and today the final version has been released. OpenELEC is an appliance type build of XBMC…

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GeeXboX XBMC distro updated to support XBMC 11

I have become a bit of a fan of XBMC due to it’s cross platform support especially the Raspberry Pi. There are lots distributions of XBMC available and one that…

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OpenELEC 2.0 Beta 7 released

The OpenELEC team have released beta 7 of version 2.0 of OpenELEC the embedded XBMC media center application. This build fixes issues with networking and Samba shares. You can download…

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Skype 4.0 for Linux released, drops the beta tag

Skype have released version 4 of the Skype Linux app. The pervious version 2.2 beta was pretty limited so its good to see an update for Linux. You can get…

Quick Tip: Making a backup of your Raspberry Pi install

We chatting about the Raspberry Pi on the recording for this weeks podcast (out tomorrow) and I mentioned that I found every time I got my Raspberry Pi setup 100%…

My trip to the Blackpool Linux User Group

As we are featuring the Raspberry Pi at the user group meet up I have been reaching out to some other tech communities and on Saturday I visited the Blackpool…

OpenELEC 2.0 Beta 4 released

Since getting the Raspberry Pi I have been doing a lot of work with OpenELEC an embedded Linux build of XBMC and today they have released beta 4 of version…

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