Author Topic: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?  (Read 1028 times)

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Hey guys.  Please excuse my ignorance.  I am currently trying to find an alternative to my power hungry windows 7 Homeseer server for home automation.  Right now I have a handful of x10 light modules, x10 remotes, x10 motion detectors, Zwave Trane Thermostat, and a Weeder I/O board used to monitor home security window/door switches.

Would it be possible to install LinuxMCE on the Raspberry Pi or a Pogoplug pink (Arch linux).  I am somewhat familiar with Linux having used Mythtv for a number of years.  I also use a Unix workstation for my job but I am not a programmer or a system administrator.  I can follow directions and can usually noodle stuff through, but far from a developer.  I am just curious to see if this might be a way I can take my HA.  Any information is greatly appreciated.

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2013, 10:08:30 pm »

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2013, 10:16:20 pm »
Thanks for the quick reply.  Unfortunately it looks like it doesn't support X10!

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2013, 06:56:06 am »
It does support every home automation protocol that you can get a library for.

All you need to do, is invest a bit of your time, and hari will help you to get things going. You wouldn't be the first to go from no-programmer, to programmer in a 2 weeks time. And the feeling the first time your program does something is *INCREDIBLE*

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2013, 11:44:16 pm »
A developer is currently looking at making it possible for a Raspberry Pi to function as a media director within LinuxMCE, but we wouldn't recommend running a LinuxMCE core on it... there isn't that much power. ;)

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2013, 03:28:37 am »
Is it known if developers have made the Pi work as a media director within LinuxMCE?

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Re: Can LinuxMCE be installed on a Raspberry Pi or PogoPlug for HA?
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2013, 11:29:49 am »
A developer is currently looking at making it possible for a Raspberry Pi to function as a media director within LinuxMCE[..]

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« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2013, 02:56:28 pm »
Testing MD setups on a 1204 core now.  Working (slowly) on media playback.  It functions but with some issues.  Not production ready atm.  J.

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