My name is Nick and i live in England, im looking to overhaul my home cinema system with a home automated system and im looking to use Linux MCE to do it. I have been using Ubuntu for the last year i know bits and bobs about linux.
My house has 3 bedrooms
in each room there are ceiling speakers, and an LCD.
in the lounge i have a Sky + box, DVD player and a Samsung R8 37" LCD
Im looking to buying a HP Proliant DL380 G3 server for my storage
Looking for central control for:
How does Linux MCE integrate with Sky +?
Whats the best gyro remote for Linux?
Whats the best technology for light control? X10, Zwave and recommendations?
Adding additional thin clients to my house do they have to be PXE bootable? Can anyone recommend me any thin clients?
im very new and reading as much as i can on Linux MCE so any other tip, hint or other websites to help me learn some more would be great