...ves located in one of the computers running LinuxMCE (Diskless MD, Core or Hybrid). The spare partition can be used to store data like movies, music or any o
...Plug'n'Play daemon once inserted into the internal network of the LinuxMCE core.
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First of all let's create a GSD device in LinuxMCE Admin to your core/hybrid or to the MD where the board is physically connected. Say that we name it "
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...and some functions are performed by a [[Media Director]] PC. A [[hybrid]] Core/Media Director PC does both.
For the central LinuxMCE Core server that will function on a home automation network, most recommended in
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...machine can have also the functionality of a Media Director. We call it a Hybrid:
...orbiters, non-OSD orbiters. Because these orbiters don’t have access to core’s file system, all the graphic files are obtained by network connection a
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...n the sync again, it will be updated in database too, but doesn't support "hybrid" records (added in database and changed in Outlook for example).
...ge 2 things in my perception of above instructions to get it working on my Core:
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I even can't talk from one Orbiter (MD) to another (Hybrid).
Core debug is at least 1
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...is created under CORE in the device tree. If it is created under "The core/hybrid", delete this device and create it manually.
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...e it will be installing a lot of the software on the diskless image on the core.
Run 'sudo /usr/pluto/bin/Diskless_CreateTBZ.sh' on the core to created the MD image.
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...lay, such as high definition content. While storage of media can be on the core, nas or other device not local to the media director, all decoding takes pl
...its own installation of LinuxMCE or to boot over the LAN network from the Core, but a network boot is easiest. Obviously, the PC would then have to be net
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*I unplugged the null modem cable between the hybrid/core and the TV.
...d by default. Since the core is behind the OpenWrt firewall I disabled the core's firewall by checking the firewall disabled box at '''web admin page->Adva
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===Hybrid Core Kit===
...my costs down. The original plan was that this hybrid box would become my core server that lives in a closet, and I would go to a smaller dedicated media
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...ardware router/firewall. The "EXTERNAL" network card in the LinuxMCE Core/Hybrid is plugged into that router/firewall. Other media directors will be connec
To give the core and laptop orbiter static IP addresses (in this case 192.168.1.102 and 80.1
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...the time. On this laptop I often had a terminal window open to the hybrid core and documentation in a browser window. This very common use case is partly
Most of the my interactions when setting up my hybrid core took place using this laptop in one of three ways:
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LinuxMCE is divided in two parts: the '''Core''' (aka the backend) and the '''Media Director''' (aka the frontend).
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The settings on this page are used to configure the network in your Core.
The recommended configuration for a LinuxMCE Core is to have 2 network cards, and plug 1 of them into the external internet (
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...house so it sees the new gc100s you have added, and adds its ports to the Core. Click again on the link for the Interfaces page to refresh it, and now you
...ors in the log. You can select 'Advanced', 'Devices', select your Core or Hybrid in the tree on the left, and click 'DCERouter'. Then follow DCERouter's lo
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...until you specify the users and rooms and tell the system which room this core is in, per step X below. This is because most plug-and-play devices ask yo
...how to tell your ZWave remote to copy the pairing information to the LMCE core. Without the setup videos it's easy to get lost on which screen is which,
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...dware consists of the computer, display, and speakers. Look at the "Core & Hybrid" section of the wiki for hardware selection articles. Here is some pre-flig
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...er himself uses a simple website, called LinuxMCE Admin, which runs on the Core, to describe the home and specify the preferences. This requires a fresh w
...ice"; the motion detector, the VCR and the telephone are all devices. The Core, media directors and Orbiters are also Devices, as are all the various piec
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First we need to set up a Virtual Machine for our core (or hybrid).
# <name> (use default or for example: LMCE-1.1B2 Core)
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*LinuxMCE [[Core]] Computer
...and it doesn't matter. When you hit 'LinuxMCE' on the remote control, the Core sends it a network boot, the hard drive turns off, it doesn't use your oper
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*LMCE_CORE_1_1 - LinuxMCE 1.1 Kubuntu core or hybrid
...elayed (based on the information from xml) by the update system until the Core itself was updated to a certain version.
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...erned about sound and graphics capabilities, although they look fine for a hybrid - but fan noise would be an issue.
...- this is 64bit capable but for starters I'm running the i386 image on the core.
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...ng a hybrid core, make sure you select the "CORE" device not the "The core/hybrid".)
...further away from the computer, be sure to add the CM11A device under the CORE in the web admin, and not under the GC100. If you do so the devices will st
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*[[User Manual#The Core |Core]] - a single PC which is the central server and processor for your LinuxMCE
...at is locally connected to your entertainment center AV devices and to the Core through the LAN.
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...akers. A MD can play all your streaming music and videos, whether from the Core, from network attached storage (NAS), or from other MDs in your system.
...possible to run the Core as a Media Director also, making it a [[hybrid]] Core/Media Director, you still need a dedicated Media Director for each room or
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...(which, I might add are becoming more and more common now) a core or core/hybrid may not have enough, or indeed, any serial ports for automation kit such as
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...ent ways... the simplest does not require any fancy hardware beyond a Core/Hybrid and a 2nd MD.
Start some media playing at the Core/Hybrid. Now you have a number of options:
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In my case, I connnected output of Hybrid Core and one MD to different inputs (CD and DVD) and different zones. In that wa
=== Proper support for connecting On screen media player (MD or Hybrid) to Amplifier ===
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Where <dcerouter> can be the IP address of the core, "localhost" or plain old "dcerouter" in some cases. Note that the default
...mpt. See below for which username and password to use on a [[Core]] (or [[Hybrid]]) machine.
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...iguration directory. $root points either to the root directory of the Core/Hybrid, ie. the file is /etc/pluto/xine.conf, or one of the diskless orbiters. The
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From then on, the TV responded to power-on commands from the core/hybrid.
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You have a working Core/Hybrid and network - you start a new PC on the LMCE (internal) network, and you te
=Core/Hybrid is not on, operational (crashed) or unreachable on the network=
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...ve the latest beta (at February 03, 2008, 04:43:53 am 0710b3) running as a hybrid with a PCHDTV-5500 installed.
Cheap ECS MOBO + intel dual core + 1 gig mem + 120gig PATA hard drive + PCHDTV-5500
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...ss through" serial cable to connect the tv to the media director or hybrid/core.
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...nnected an X10 CM11A serial adapter to the serial port of the PC used as a Core server. However, I somewhat regret this decision and in retrospect would ha
===Core server PC selection===
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...will depend on your specific hardware. Setting up an Access Point on your core allows you to use wireless orbiters such as the [[WebDT 366]] or [[Nokia N8
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A hybrid is a PC that performs both the functions of the LinuxMCE [[Core]] server as well as the function of a [[Media Director]].
...will take the place of the Core server -- there cannot be another Core or hybrid in the network.
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* The screen shown is displayed on a Media Director. The Core Launch Manager will display additional buttons, including buttons for [[Orb
...tware on this PC to autostart as a Core, a Media Director, or both (i.e. a hybrid).
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In the afternoon there were some hardware problems with the core involving the external ethernet port. So after some mucking about, we deci
...t acting up so we ditched it and installed one of the Media directors as a Hybrid instead, problems solved. The DVDs to hand out have finaly arrived from Pl
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...se a built-in (sata connected) secondary media storage drive for my hybrid core. That configuration was simple and cheap to set up but suffered from a few
*The NAS box can be located away from my hybrid/core which cuts down on noise in the living room.
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* torrent client that is always running right on the core
...hybrid/core running LinuxMCE 0710RC2. The same should work on a dedicated core.
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...s router to connect my home to the internet. As far as I know, a LinuxMCE core is quite a capable router (surely more capable than my WRT54GL) and I would
...he internet. It was simply impractical to go without internet whenever my core was down.
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...ed. It is assumed that this guide will be followed on an existing LinuxMCE Core installation. All commands following a # sign are to be run as a privileged
...by any Media Director (which includes the Media Director portion of a Core/Hybrid) so click the "Add a new controlled via category device" and choose "Media
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...ost common case of home networks, almost no change at all is required. The Core server requires 2 NICs (Network Interface Cards). One is known as the "Exte
...a new Cat5e/6 patch cable and connect one end to the "External" NIC of the Core server (shown here on the left of the red box), and the other end back into
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* In the left pane Click on "core/hybrid".
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...s. After announcing the MAC address and downloading some script from the core Windows resumed (Reloading router). Rebooting (the Laptop) and applying t
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First we need to set up a Virtual Machine for our core (or hybrid).
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...and "Autostart Media Center" buttons on the Launch Manager and you have a hybrid.
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...that some DVD codex will not allow some ripped DVDs to play from the Core/Hybrid.
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