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Users / Re: LinuxMCE or Dianemo?
« Last post by Vytron21 on June 16, 2016, 06:29:09 pm »
well the good news it it installed....i think. my computer wouldnt use kubuntu, maybe thats why it wouldnt take the iso from the site for lmce. but it did install Ubuntu, and then I ran the command mentioned above to install it on top of ubuntu. it ran for like 12 hours and then restarted. now it wants a login and password....but wont take the username or password that i set up with ubuntu....is there a default user login that i missed? sorry to be the eternal newbie, just keep getting stuck.
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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Last post by posde on June 15, 2016, 08:31:13 pm »
Very impressive!
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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Last post by golgoj4 on June 15, 2016, 06:29:15 pm »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOjZjdXiSM0

Working on the cleaner ui portion next.
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Users / Re: LinuxMCE or Dianemo?
« Last post by phenigma on June 15, 2016, 07:37:46 am »
It really depends on what you want to do with your core.  If you're looking to only do home automation (ZWave/Insteon/Hue/etc) type control then your core does not need to be much at all.  If you check my signature link you will see everything that I'm running in my house, I use a small ARM based core.  In many ways it is comparable to my AMD Athlon X2, but not in all.

If you're going to hook anything to the system that *can* be processor or IO intensive (dvb cards, ip cameras) then you definitely want something that is AMD or Intel.  Intel processors with integrated graphics are well supported (according to user reports), there are some changes in the linux world regarding AMD graphics drivers so I wouldn't recommend that route at the moment.

In my sig link you'll see my NAS system, it used to be my core before I began experimenting with the odroid ARM device.

Almost anything that's out there in the PC world is sufficient (as long as it can run k/l/ubuntu).  Stay away from laptops and tablet type devices for a core, they work great as Orbiter controllers but not as a core.

So the horsepower really depends on what kind of ongoing processing you need.  I don't have an ip cams or video capture devices in my core, I can serve multiple HD streams to RPis and my living room MediaDirector (nvidia vdpau acceleration for video) with no issues.

I hope that helps a little.  System sizes can vary across the entire spectrum depending on your intended use.

J.
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Users / Re: LinuxMCE or Dianemo?
« Last post by Vytron21 on June 15, 2016, 05:10:07 am »
I am sorry to hear about the sham, and I certainly find this forum very helpful and responsive. sorry, I have not had time this week to test anything yet, work has been crazy. But I should have time tomorrow to test out that kubuntu install first plan. one last question before I start though, what are the suggested system requirements for the core? I read them on the wiki but I am not sure if that info is outdated or not. Thanks again for all of your help so far and have a great week!
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Users / Re: LinuxMCE or Dianemo?
« Last post by phenigma on June 14, 2016, 06:26:19 pm »
I was allways under the impression that we had to Install Kubuntu and net install LMCE and not Ubuntu.... I know they are similar, but just to make sure we don't lead the newbie down the wrong track....

You can install ubuntu/kubuntu or lubuntu, the lmce installer will ensure all appropriate elements are installed.

  • Since Andrew (From Dianemo) left the support/feedback for Dianemo is non existent on the Forum. LMCE you get helpful responses fairly quickly and almost allways more than one person willing to help

I would like to remind you that Andrew was stealing from CHT and fraudulently representing himself and the company on the forum here for nearly a year before he 'dissappeared' with a bunch of pre-order monies that had been intended to order what he called their new Open Source RPI system, which appears to have been a complete sham.

J.
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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Last post by golgoj4 on June 14, 2016, 05:54:15 pm »
Hi,

Im trying to use more often the qorbiter.  On a Samsung S6 the app is still working ok, there are some options that are not working. 
1.  Volume: On the media director that is connected to a DENON, it does not change the volume
2.  Queue instead of instant play does not work.

Cheers,

T

Is there any way for you to follow the log and post a snippet? Would like to see what its saying when you press volume.
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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Last post by DragonK on June 14, 2016, 04:27:33 pm »
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Note: Due to the way Apple handles stuff outside of their store, you need to provide your UDID to golgoj4 to allow the ipa to run on your system.

Hi Golgoj4,

I sent you a PM with the relevant info. Just checking if you got it.

Thanx
Karel
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Users / Re: LinuxMCE or Dianemo?
« Last post by DragonK on June 14, 2016, 04:25:42 pm »
Download any ubuntu 14.04 and do the network install as root.

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wget -q https://git.linuxmce.org/linuxmce/linuxmce/raw/master/src/install-helpers/mce-install.sh
chmod +x mce-install.sh
./mce-install.sh

Hi Posde,

I was allways under the impression that we had to Install Kubuntu and net install LMCE and not Ubuntu.... I know they are similar, but just to make sure we don't lead the newbie down the wrong track....

Vytron21,

I have a Dianemo License and Dianemo system up and running. BUT as stated earlier in this thread, the support for Dianemo is no longer on this Forum. If you need support you will have to email them directly. Dianemo is still very much "alive" and they still exist, but more on a commercial level. As for Features.....
  • My biggest gripe is that with Dianemo you can only use a RPi as a HDMI CEC controller and NOT as an MD (Media Director) where as with LMCE you can use RPi as an Media Director.
  • Dianemo has a "NICE" Athena UI - But LMCE has the Qorbiter, which in my opinion is way better
  • Since Andrew (From Dianemo) left the support/feedback for Dianemo is non existent on the Forum. LMCE you get helpful responses fairly quickly and almost allways more than one person willing to help
  • Everytime you change you network card or Motherboard on Dianemo you have to email them to update the MAC Adresses in the License. One License can only be installed on one Server. LMCE you can install on as many as you want to.
.

I'm sure there are more pro's and cons to both systems, but those are the ones that come to mind right now. This is just my 5c worth.

Karel
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Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« Last post by golgoj4 on June 13, 2016, 09:33:41 pm »
Fixed queue vs instant play issue. should be there in the next build.
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