LinuxMCE 710 DVD Installation

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Warning: This installation will wipe the whole disk of the machine, all previous data will be permanently lost!

  1. Download the LMCE DVD ISO Image
  2. Burn it with your favorite dvd writing software.
  3. Enter your LMCE PC BIOS (by pressing DEL, F2 key at boot-up), and select to first boot from CD/DVD.
  4. Insert the LMCE DVD in the driver and save your bios settings.
  5. If your PC will boot from the LMCE DVD you'll see the following boot menu:

Boot menu.JPG

5.1.Install Linux Media Center - will install LMCE on your hard drive;
5.2.Recovery - allows you to open a console and diagnose your un-bootable system or request support from technical department;
5.3.Memory test - test your PC volatile memory(SDRAM, DDRAM);
5.4.Boot from first hard disk - boot your pc from the first hard drive, like a normal boot.

6.To start the installation, choose the first option.

7.You will be asked to select the drive for install. Press 1 for the first hard-drive, 2 for the second, etc.

Which drive.jpg

8.The installation continues

Continue.jpg Continue2.jpg

9.When the installation is finished, you will be asked to remove the disc from the drive, close the tray and press 'enter'


10.After reboot, LinuxMCE will load, and you will be asked to configure your audio and video settings


10.1.Select the output connector of your video card, the resolution and refresh of your display adapter.


10.2.If you can see the following image, press on 'continue'. else, choose a lower resolution/refresh


10.3.Select the graphical interface you want, according to your video card capabilities. For 'OpenGL' interface you should have at least a GeForce 6200 video card


10.4.In the next step, you have to adjust the image to align it with the corner arrows


10.5.Choose the audio output connector


10.6.Select the output volume of your PC.


10.7.The review of your setup options. You can agree, or return to the first step and run your options again


11.After you complete the video setup press "Start using the system now".

SeeAndHearMe.jpg StartUsingTheSystemNow.jpg

12.LMCE Launch Manager will start your Media Center.


13.And open the Onscreen Orbiter


14.Click Computing, then Pluto Admin to open the LinuxMCE Web Admin page.


15.Login with your LMCE user and password, that you have created in VIdeo Wizard (the first user created).


16.Go to Advanced -> Network -> Network Settings to modify your network settings:

Netw set menu.jpg Netw set page.jpg

17.For the "external network card" select the type that you use to connect to the Internet.most users will choose dynamic IP address. If you use a static IP address choose this and type in the settings (IP/Subnet/Gateway/DNS) provided by your ISP.

Netw set ip.jpg

18.After you've finished setting up your network press update, and then the close button from the bottom right side of the screen.