Author Topic: Core clarification (can LinuxMCE exist with only one box?)  (Read 1594 times)

smcnally

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Core clarification (can LinuxMCE exist with only one box?)
« on: March 25, 2007, 04:37:59 pm »
Am I correct when I think that in order for LinuxMCE to work I will need at least 2 machines?  I would love to try this to replace my Windows based media box, but it is the only box in my house for media.  I store, manage, and serve off of that one box to only one TV.  I don't need any more than that and don't want (or need) to have another PC running in my tiny condo.  Can someone tell me if there is a way to set up and use this on one box?  I currently have 300 movies and about 2,000 CDs backed up on my windows box, and am afraid to try this until I get some clarification.

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Re: Core clarification (can LinuxMCE exist with only one box?)
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007, 05:31:16 pm »
No.

You can have the core (server) and the front end in the same computer. You dont need two computers.

Hugo

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Re: Core clarification (can LinuxMCE exist with only one box?)
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2007, 06:19:07 pm »
Thanks for the clarification.  Now I just need to figure out how to do this :0)
« Last Edit: March 25, 2007, 06:30:04 pm by smcnally »

John Taylor

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Re: Core clarification (can LinuxMCE exist with only one box?)
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007, 03:24:57 pm »
I think you can Install ubuntu 6.10 on a partition of your hdd and this way you can keep your media too, or you could add another hard drive and Linux MCE will auto-detect your hdd with media.
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John