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Installation issues / Re: DHCP - combine with other DHCP - HOWTO?
« on: May 12, 2008, 10:34:00 pm »
roy...i think you misunderstood him.

if you want to use another gateway why not just turn OFF DHCP on the box you want to use a different gateway on (presumably a non pluto device)
and talk directly to your router?

he isnt saying turn off DHCP on the linuxmce box.

(i also dont know if he really worded it that well. i think hes saying set a static ip for whatever non linuxmce machine needs a gateway other than LMCE.)

Users / Proposed forum rules
« on: May 11, 2008, 02:53:40 pm »
Danielk wanted me to post these to the forum for discussion. So, post what you think of them. Should anything be taken out? Added? Do you think we don't need the rules?

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Help Wanted / Re: Buffalo Wireless PCI Card Disables itself
« on: May 05, 2008, 02:10:32 pm »
well...what i mean long as you are using the media center/core on the tv you are watching you would be fine. if you ever get media directors set up for other rooms, you wont want to use those, over the wireless, to get video from your core.

Help Wanted / Re: Buffalo Wireless PCI Card Disables itself
« on: May 04, 2008, 11:03:47 pm »
i assume that since you are trying to move the isos wirelessly, that you will also want to use LinuxMCE wirelessly. if so, you should probably search the forums a little about that. it depends on what you want to use LinuxMCE for, but wirelessly using it for media isnt so great. especially if you intend to use it for any hd programming. if all you want is to do lights and stuff then it would work, but i would imagine since its your media center pc that you would want it to serve video at some point.

Feature requests & roadmap / Re: Ademco/Honeywell Vista ICM
« on: May 01, 2008, 05:01:13 pm »
there was a lot of discussion here about the same thing.

i see thoms point of cutting out the middle man side of a panel. there are quite a few reasons to keep the middle also though. the biggest one is not buying additional hardware when you have a working panel already. one of the attractive things about linuxmce is supposed to be its easy interface design allowing it to control and interact with just about anything. so having it work with more stuff instead of trying to find workarounds is still nice. no one wants to spend hundreds making a new "alarm system" in linuxmce if they can just interface it with an already set up panel. gc100s arent cheap and buying two or more is much more expensive than the panel. not everyone has a stable core or has even decided to commit to linuxmce. so they dont want to buy gc100s that they may not use if they decide linuxmce is too much for them.

Users / Re: How to setup a Disked Media Director for MCE 7.10
« on: May 01, 2008, 03:13:59 am »
he had another post earlier...he wants to do it wirelessly.....

why do you want to do it wirelessly? what will you be using the media director for?

did you try the torrent?

Users / Re: What can our community learn form vCrib and vice versa
« on: April 22, 2008, 03:08:21 pm »
what are some devices that the wavetrend driver would support? do you know of any that would work with linuxmce now or maybe with a little work?

EDIT: Found some on Readers, tags and more. Also found some of the active rfid products on ebay for people that like to buy there.

Users / Re: What can our community learn form vCrib and vice versa
« on: April 22, 2008, 02:04:21 pm »
have and use are two different things. maybe looking at how they use it in vcrib would give other people using linuxmce ideas on what they could do with it. even the most advanced civilizations can still learn something from the primitive little villages. though theyd obviously never admit it.

Users / Re: What can our community learn form vCrib and vice versa
« on: April 22, 2008, 04:12:05 am »
i looked a little and watched a video or too. i think we can take some notes on what to avoid for videos.  ;) they werent that bad i larry the cable guy doing a home automation demo. it was all a bit sparse though. linuxmce is ahead of them in most ways. the only thing that side has on linuxmce is the voice thing, rfid and the videos. i will probably look some more later. the floor plan thing looked like it may be a little more extensive than linuxmce. that isnt necessarily good or bad....just different. they did also have phidgets working with it. i believe someone on here had posted stuff about phidgets. like i said though...apples and oranges kind of. linux somewhat limits some of the functionality for now. maybe ill check out some of those videos and see what else there is later.

Users / Re: What can our community learn form vCrib and vice versa
« on: April 21, 2008, 11:28:36 pm »
more specific? hes asking what people think could be learned from that project. people dont usually ask questions when they have all the answers. so i guess the point was that he was trying to see what people thought could be learned from them. features probably wouldnt be the only thing. voice has been brought up before but it was determined that it just wasnt feasible yet. the floor plan/diagram was different in there. did you look at the other one at all? i think what hes asking makes perfect sense. what can we see they have done, that may help us in some way or what could they take from us and use for theirs.

Developers / Re: GSD/Ruby Developers Conferences
« on: April 21, 2008, 09:48:46 pm »
maybe someone could make a youtube channel for linuxmce? then save conferences and instructional videos/demonstrations, like thom has done, to that channel. then it could all be in once place for people to look through. if not youtube maybe another video blog kinda place?

Users / Re: What can our community learn form vCrib and vice versa
« on: April 21, 2008, 08:15:41 pm »
It looks like they're not quite as advanced as we are.


i dont know if that means something couldnt be learned from them.....but its also apples and oranges though. theyre based on windows and seem to be solely home automation and not media in anyway other than controlling equipment. i do think they would have a lot they could learn from linuxmce.

Users / Re: Freepbx/Asterisk/AMP - beta3
« on: April 21, 2008, 06:06:44 pm »
he didnt say it didnt include freepbx. he was saying thats the new version of amp that linuxmce is using now. it has both asterisk and freepbx.

Installation issues / Re: Installing LinuxMCE in openSuse
« on: April 21, 2008, 03:48:33 pm »
Strange, an issue like this should be well documented. After all it's easy enough, and who cares bout the onboard graphics if you have a dedicated card!!!!

so why dont you put it in the wiki?

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