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Raspberry pi – Turn your Raspberry pi into a media center using Raspbmc

Turn your raspberry pi into a media center using Raspbmc, the simplistic yet powerful Raspberry Pi media center distribution.

This has the advantages that is dead-silent, costs pennies to operate, and still offers enough power to play HD content.

please note that because of hardware and licensing limitations it cannot play MPEG-2 format video

Raspbmc main screen

The raspberry pi image can be installed in two ways

1) The standard image transfer method used to copy the raspberry pi image to a sd card.

first download the image from the website

Download Link

and then following the instructions from my pervious post.

Raspberry pi – Initial setup instructions with pictures

2) Use raspbmc supplied windows installer to set up the image for you

The full instructions on how to use this software can be found here


Edit Raspberry pi settings in Raspbmc

Once installed you will be greeted with the Raspbmc screen show at the top of the post scroll along to programs in there will be a little program Raspbmc settings.

  1. September 10, 2012 at 9:58 am

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