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== Using the system ==
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integrate >>>> [[QuickStart Guide]]
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==== Multimedia ====
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'''Multimedia''' in LinuxMCE is always available throughout your house. If you have more than one home, you can even join the homes together into a single multimedia/home automation system. Your media will follow you everywhere you go. It will even show your video files on the device closest to you, even if you go from one room or home to another!
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[[Usage_Intro#Managing_your_media|More about Multimedia]]
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==General Usage Pages==
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===Media===
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====Controlling A/V Equipment====
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* [[Have LinuxMCE automatically control the TV and Stereo]]
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* [[Control the media director's volume using either a receiver]]
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* [[Use network audio players for a whole-house music solution]]
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* [[Use a satellite/cable box with the PVR]]
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* [[Control a TV or cable/satellite box]]
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* [[Control regular A/V equipment]]
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* [[Control A/V equipment with RS232/USB/Ethernet]]
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====Using Media====
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* [[Watch a DVD/Listen to a CD]]
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* [[Rip a CD/DVD to the Core]]
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* [[Watch/Listen to media stored on the Core]]
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* [[Play the same media in multiple rooms simultaneously]]
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* [[Play Games on LinuxMCE]]
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====Media Attributes====
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* [[Flag media stored on the core as private]]
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* [[Flag whatever media I am watching now as private]]
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* [[Catalog media with attributes]]
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* [[Search for media by attributes using the Orbiters]]
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* [[Make LinuxMCE do something when I start media]]
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* [[Have my media follow me]]
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* [[How are media files organized?]]
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* [[Use my own pictures in the Screen Saver]]
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===Telecom===
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* [[LinuxMCE telecom features | General Usage Guide]]
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* Make phone calls using a VOIP provider listed at [[VOIP Service Providers]].
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* [[Manual Phones Configuration | How to Configure Phone Lines Manually]]
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* Make phone calls using a regular phone line (POTS), ISDN or T1
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* Do video conferencing
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===Lights===
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* [[Control lights/climate using scenarios | Control Lighting Devices with Scenarios]]
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* [[Control lights or climate with a floorplan | Control Lights from the Floorplan]]
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===Climate Control===
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* [[Control lights/climate using scenarios | Control Climate Devices with Scenarios]]
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* [[Control lights or climate with a floorplan | Control Climate from the Floorplan]]
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===Security===
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* [[Monitor surveillance cameras]]
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* [[Arm or disarm the alarm using the Orbiters]]
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* Arm or disarm LinuxMCE's alarm using proximity sensors
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* [[Automatically take pictures when sensors are disturbed]]
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* [[Have LinuxMCE notify me of security alerts]]
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== Accessibility and Languages ==
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*[[Translate the GUI into another language]]
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*[[Accessibility]] Tools to make Linuxmce accessible
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== Contributing to LinuxMCE advancement and improvements ==
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You can contribute to LinuxMCE by following the instructions in [[Contributing to LMCE]].
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== Reference ==
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''Also see:''
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*[[:Category:Tutorials|User's Guide and Tutorials Category]]
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*[[LinuxMCE|What is LinuxMCE?]]
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*[[software components | Software Components]]
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*[[What can I do with LinuxMCE?]]
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*[[Usage Intro]]

Latest revision as of 03:50, 20 October 2012

Using the system

This article is a stub and requires expansion


integrate >>>> QuickStart Guide


Multimedia

Multimedia in LinuxMCE is always available throughout your house. If you have more than one home, you can even join the homes together into a single multimedia/home automation system. Your media will follow you everywhere you go. It will even show your video files on the device closest to you, even if you go from one room or home to another!

More about Multimedia



General Usage Pages

Media

Controlling A/V Equipment


Using Media


Media Attributes



Telecom


Lights


Climate Control


Security



Accessibility and Languages



Contributing to LinuxMCE advancement and improvements

You can contribute to LinuxMCE by following the instructions in Contributing to LMCE.



Reference

Also see: