Difference between revisions of "MythBox"

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Another term for when you mate MythTV software, an operating system, one or more tuner cards, and some storage.
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This refers to one of two things;
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- a colloquial term to refer to your computer that runs MythTV (usually a combined front-end/back-end). This stems from the common (among geeks, at least) practice of calling a computer a "box". Example: "I just added more ram to my Mythbox."
  
Stems from the common (among geeks, at least) practice of calling a computer a "box."
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- A piece of software which is an alternative to myth-frontend. MythBox provides a user interface to MythTV as an extension to the popular XBMC (http://xbmc.org/) media software (http://code.google.com/p/mythbox/)
 
 
Example: "I just added more ram to my Mythbox."
 
  
 
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Revision as of 12:49, 23 May 2009

This refers to one of two things;

- a colloquial term to refer to your computer that runs MythTV (usually a combined front-end/back-end). This stems from the common (among geeks, at least) practice of calling a computer a "box". Example: "I just added more ram to my Mythbox."
- A piece of software which is an alternative to myth-frontend. MythBox provides a user interface to MythTV as an extension to the popular XBMC (http://xbmc.org/) media software (http://code.google.com/p/mythbox/)