Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Oct 2009 12:07 UTC
Linux I'm in a bit of a pickle here. I have an Atom 330-based tiny computer which I use as my HTPC. It performed its job fine running Windows 7 and Boxee, and over the past few months, it ran Mac OS X Leopard with Plex. Now, however, I want to try Linux as an HTPC operating system, but I kind of ran into a roadblock there with Ubuntu 9.10 - so the question is: what is a good HTPC Linux distribution?
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RE[2]: Comment by sanone
by bralkein on Fri 30th Oct 2009 15:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by sanone"
bralkein
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I'm planning on building an Arch Linux based media centre too. I think that Arch is perfect for these types of job (though I am a committed Arch fan, full disclosure etc.) since you can easily custom-build a lightweight, up-to-date system from scratch but I probably would hesitate to recommend it to someone who isn't very familiar with Linux in general. You will be expected to use the command line, edit text files and all that stuff.

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