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=Overview=
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|'''[[Screenshots]]'''
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[[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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| width=120 align="left"|'''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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|[[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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| 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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|[[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:'''
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* ''Media & entertainment'' with a server for music and video, plus a [[PVR]] (like TiVo or Sky+)
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* ''Home automation'' to control everything from lights to heating with a touch-screen tablet or your mobile phone
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* VoIP based ''Phone system''
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* ''Security system'' that feeds live video to your mobile device during a security breach
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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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|width=48|{{Click || image=Download_icon.png | link=Download_Instructions | width=60px | height=60px }}
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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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*Wikiworkgroup created: [http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Wikiworkgroup more info] ''(24-aug-2011)''
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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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|width=48|{{Click || image=News_icon.png | link=LinuxMCE_media_coverage | width=60px | height=60px }}
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|'''[[LinuxMCE media coverage|More LinuxMCE media coverage]]'''<br><small>Third party media and blog coverage</small>
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=Wiki Site News=
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* A new tutorial on developing C++ devices is in the wiki: [[Developing a DCE Device]]
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* A new [[LinuxMCE.Org 2.0|scratch-pad area]] is being set up to help document a new front end website.
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* LinuxMCE Wiki was updated to the latest version which includes an RSS feed extension. Instructions about how to use it can be found [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:WikiArticleFeeds here].
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=Documentation Access=
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This Wiki has many hierarchical [[:Category:Main|categories]] of articles. There are also developer maillists, [[Source_Code|source code]] repositories (with attached discussions), [http://trac.linuxmce.org/ bug/issue report management] and [http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php forums] for discussion among users, developers and other members of the LinuxMCE community.
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== User Setups and Videos ==
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|'''[[:Category:User_Setups | User Setups]]'''<br><small>LinuxMCE User Setups/Configurations
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|width=48|{{Click || image=User-videos icon.png | link=User Videos | width=48px | height=48px }}
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|'''[[:Category:User_Videos | User Videos]]'''<br><small>Videos from LinuxMCE User and their Setups
 
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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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|'''[http://www.charonmedia.org/mailman/listinfo Mailing List]'''<br><small>Stay up to date with regular emails
 
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|'''[http://forum.linuxmce.com Forum]'''<br><small>Support forum
 
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==Development==
 
==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 Reporting]]'''<br><small>Help improve the software by reporting bugs
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|'''[[Bug Reports]]'''<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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Revision as of 09:49, 14 December 2011


The LinuxMCE wiki

Your guide to a smarter home!


Screenshots

MainMenu1.jpg
Main menu with media in the background
(high resolution UI2B)


FileBrowserUI1.jpg
Browsing media files
(low resolution UI1)


DialNumberUI1.jpg
Telephone dial pad
(low resolution UI1)


More screenshots and videos

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

LinuxMCE builds on the superior networking capabilities of Linux to create a home automation/multimedia/communication network. No other operating system has this capability.

Read more to see all the possibilities that LinuxMCE offers.

See the FAQ for quick answers to common questions about LinuxMCE.

Watch the LinuxMCE Video showing a detailed hardware and installation walk-through.

Download

Please take a moment to read about known issues before downloading our Quick Install DVD or the Two-CD Installer.

Download LinuxMCE or buy LinuxMCE Products
After checking known issues please download from an appropriate mirror

Latest snapshot DVDs can be found here
Check on the wiki which latest snapshot work without issues.

You may then want to check out the DVD Installation guide for a step by step walk through of setting up and configuring LinuxMCE.

Project News

More LinuxMCE media coverage
Third party media and blog coverage

Wiki Site News

  • A new tutorial on developing C++ devices is in the wiki: Developing a DCE Device
  • A new scratch-pad area is being set up to help document a new front end website.
  • LinuxMCE Wiki was updated to the latest version which includes an RSS feed extension. Instructions about how to use it can be found here.


Documentation Access

This Wiki has many hierarchical categories of articles. There are also developer maillists, source code repositories (with attached discussions), bug/issue report management and forums for discussion among users, developers and other members of the LinuxMCE community.


User Setups and Videos

User Setups
LinuxMCE User Setups/Configurations
User Videos
Videos from LinuxMCE User and their Setups


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
Mailing List
Stay up to date with regular emails
Forum
Support forum
Chat
Support chat


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 Reports
Help improve the software by reporting bugs
Source Code
Access the LinuxMCE source code
Versions
View version histories and changes