Month: February 2012

Ripping DVDs to play in XBMC

DISCLAIMER: The following tutorial is for educational purposes only, and should only be used to rip DVD’s that you own the rights to reproduce. Some countries allow media to be ripped for ‘backup purposes’. You should check all local laws to avoid infringing the rights of copyright owners. I take no responsibility for any legal action against anyone caught infringing any laws.… Read more →

Playing around with XBMC Media Streaming

Sunday has become the day to play with technology. So expect more posts on Sundays now than normal. I’ve been playing around with XBMC this morning, and I’m really impressed with the functionality and smoothness of the application. I’m just in the process of testing how well streaming a DVD from my network storage across the wired network will work. I’m hoping… Read more →

XBMC, Raspberry Pi and TuxTV

So after reading with great interest this post and watching this video, on the Raspberry Pi website I was really excited about using it as a frontend for my TuxTV project. However it turns out, after a number of questions on the Raspberry Pi Forums, and a final blog post stating which codecs will be available to use, it seems this will not be possible at… Read more →