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=Overview=
 
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|Project status - briefly mention 810 RC and bleeding edge 10.04, main difference, link to respective change logs
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| width=120 align="left"|'''[[Draft_LinuxMCE_0810|LinuxMCE 0810]]''' || <span style="color:#006400">'''The most up-to-date Final Release''' :: This is the recommended version for a stable, functional system. If unsure as to which version to go for, make it 8.10.</span>
 
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| width=120 align="left"|'''LinuxMCE 1004''' || <span style="color:#FF8C00">'''Alpha''' :: Considered to be "bleeding edge". Give it a try if you are able to fix problems alongside the developers.</span>
 
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==Support==
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Icon_user_guide.png | link=User Manual | width=54px | height=54px }}
 
|'''[[User Manual]]'''<br><small>LinuxMCE User Manual
 
|width=48|{{Click || image=Howto_icon.gif | link=:Category:Tutorials | width=58px | height=57px }}
 
|'''[[:Category:Tutorials|Tutorials/Guides]]'''<br><small>HOWTO guides describing common scenarios
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Faq_icon_blue.png | link=Frequently Asked Questions | width=58px | height=58px }}
 
|'''[[Frequently Asked Questions]]'''<br><small>Responses to the most common questions
 
|width=48|{{Click || image=Pci-icon.png | link=Hardware | width=64px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[[Hardware]]'''<br><small>Hardware documentation
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Troubleshooting_icon.png | link=Troubleshooting | width=61px | height=54px }}
 
|'''[[Troubleshooting]]'''<br><small>Help with common problems
 
|width=48|{{UrlClick || image=Contacts icon.png | link=Developers | width=58px | height=58px }}
 
|'''[http://www.charonmedia.org/mailman/listinfo Mailing List]'''<br><small>Stay up to date with regular emails
 
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|width=48|{{UrlClick || image=Forum.gif | link=kjh | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[http://forum.linuxmce.com Forum]'''<br><small>Support forum
 
|width=48|{{Click || image=Forum.gif | link=Chat | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[[Chat]]'''<br><small>Support chat
 
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==Development==
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Contacts icon.png | link=Contacts | width=58px | height=58px }}
 
|'''[[Contacts|Contact Information]]'''<br><small>Contact people involved with the project
 
|width=48|{{Click || image=Icon_user_guide.png | link=Programmer's Guide | width=54px | height=54px }}
 
|'''[[Programmer's Guide]]'''<br><small>A guide for software developers
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Components-icon.png | link=Software components | width=58px | height=58px }}
 
|'''[[Software components|Software Components]]'''<br><small>Open source software used by LinuxMCE
 
|width=48|{{Click || image=Bug_icon.png | link=Bug Reports | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[[Bug Reports]]'''<br><small>Help improve the software by reporting bugs
 
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|width=48|{{Click || image=Code_icon.png | link=Source Code | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[[Source Code]]'''<br><small>Access the LinuxMCE source code
 
|width=48|{{UrlClick || image=Cd_icon.png | link=Versions | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[[Versions]]'''<br><small>View version histories and changes
 
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=Overview=
 
 
 
'''Purps: As well as screenshots, or even instead of, we should have images that show LMCE in the home.
 
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|'''[[Screenshots]]'''
 
[[Image:MainMenu1.jpg|200px]]<br/><small>Main menu with media in the background<br>(high resolution [[Selecting_the_Right_UI#UI2_with_alpha_blending|UI2B]])</small><br/><br/>
 
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|[[Image:FileBrowserUI1.jpg|200px]]<br/><small>Browsing media files<br>(low resolution [[Selecting_the_Right_UI#UI1|UI1]])</small><br/><br/>
 
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|[[Image:DialNumberUI1.jpg|200px]]<br/><small>Telephone dial pad<br>(low resolution [[Selecting_the_Right_UI#UI1|UI1]])</small><br/><br/>[[Screenshots|More screenshots and videos]]
 
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'''LinuxMCE is the only all-in-one open source solution that seamlessly combines:'''
 
'''LinuxMCE is the only all-in-one open source solution that seamlessly combines:'''
 
* ''Media & entertainment'' with a server for music and video, plus a [[PVR]] (like TiVo or Sky+)
 
* ''Media & entertainment'' with a server for music and video, plus a [[PVR]] (like TiVo or Sky+)
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* ''Security system'' that feeds live video to your mobile device during a security breach
 
* ''Security system'' that feeds live video to your mobile device during a security breach
  
LinuxMCE builds on the superior networking capabilities of Linux to create a home automation/multimedia/communication network. No other operating system has this capability.
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[[LinuxMCE|Read more]] to see all the possibilities that LinuxMCE offers.
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See [[FAQ|the FAQ]] for quick answers to common questions about LinuxMCE.
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Watch the [[Video|LinuxMCE Video]] showing a detailed hardware and installation walk-through.
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=Download=
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Please take a moment to read about '''[[Known_Issues|known issues]]''' before downloading our ''Quick Install DVD'' or the ''Two-CD Installer''.
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|'''[[Download_Instructions|Download LinuxMCE]] or buy [[LinuxMCE Products]]'''<br><small>After checking known issues please download from an appropriate mirror</small>
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<small>Latest snapshot DVDs can be found [http://linuxmce.iptp.org/ here]</small><br>
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<small>Check [http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Snapshot_overview on the wiki] which latest snapshot work without issues.</small>
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You may then want to check out the [[DVD Installation]] guide for a step by step walk through of setting up and configuring LinuxMCE.
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=Project News=
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*[http://linuxmce.iptp.org/release/ LinuxMCE-810 RC1] (for testing) is released ''(21-aug-2011)''
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*A new tutorial on developing C++ devices is in the wiki: [[Developing a DCE Device]]
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*[[LinuxMCE-0810 beta]] (for testing) is released ''(16-Oct-09)''
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*[[LinuxMCE-0810 alpha2]] (for testing) is released ''(18-Feb-09)''
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*[[LinuxMCE-0810 alpha1]] (for testing) is released ''(1-Dec-08)''
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*[[LinuxTag 2008]] a resounding success ''(28-May-08)''
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*[[Mirrors_0710|LinuxMCE Version 0710 (RC2)]] is released ''(07-May-08)''
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*[[Logo|LinuxMCE Logos]] are now available for download ''(09-Apr-08)''
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*[[Insteon_-_Setting_Up_PLM_Template|RC1 Insteon Support]] ''(20-Feb-08)''
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*[http://www.osweekly.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2664 Linux Media Center PCs Review Roundup] ''(4-Oct-07)''
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|'''[[LinuxMCE media coverage|More LinuxMCE media coverage]]'''<br><small>Third party media and blog coverage</small>
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==Support==
 
==Support==
 
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|'''[[Troubleshooting]]'''<br><small>Help with common problems
 
|'''[[Troubleshooting]]'''<br><small>Help with common problems
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|'''[[Chat]]'''<br><small>Support chat
 
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|width=48|{{UrlClick || image=Forum.gif | link=kjh | width=48px | height=48px }}
 
|'''[http://forum.linuxmce.com Forum]'''<br><small>Support forum
 
|'''[http://forum.linuxmce.com Forum]'''<br><small>Support forum
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==Development==
 
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|'''[[Software components|Software Components]]'''<br><small>Open source software used by LinuxMCE
 
|'''[[Software components|Software Components]]'''<br><small>Open source software used by LinuxMCE
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|'''[[Bug Reports]]'''<br><small>Help improve the software by reporting bugs
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|'''[[Bug Reporting]]'''<br><small>Help improve the software by reporting bugs
 
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|'''[[Source Code]]'''<br><small>Access the LinuxMCE source code
 
|'''[[Source Code]]'''<br><small>Access the LinuxMCE source code
 
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|'''[[Versions]]'''<br><small>View version histories and changes
 
|'''[[Versions]]'''<br><small>View version histories and changes
 
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Latest revision as of 03:29, 30 November 2011


The LinuxMCE wiki

Your guide to a smarter home!

Overview

LinuxMCE 0810 The most up-to-date Final Release :: This is the recommended version for a stable, functional system. If unsure as to which version to go for, make it 8.10.
LinuxMCE 1004 Alpha :: Considered to be "bleeding edge". Give it a try if you are able to fix problems alongside the developers.


LinuxMCE is the only all-in-one open source solution that seamlessly combines:
  • Media & entertainment with a server for music and video, plus a PVR (like TiVo or Sky+)
  • Home automation to control everything from lights to heating with a touch-screen tablet or your mobile phone
  • VoIP based Phone system
  • Security system that feeds live video to your mobile device during a security breach

Support

User Manual
LinuxMCE User Manual
Tutorials/Guides
HOWTO guides describing common scenarios
Frequently Asked Questions
Responses to the most common questions
Hardware
Hardware documentation
Troubleshooting
Help with common problems
Chat
Support chat
Forum
Support forum

Development

Contact Information
Contact people involved with the project
Programmer's Guide
A guide for software developers
Software Components
Open source software used by LinuxMCE
Bug Reporting
Help improve the software by reporting bugs
Source Code
Access the LinuxMCE source code
Versions
View version histories and changes