Alternative To: Microsoft Windows Media Center, SnapStream BeyondTV

Freevo is an open-source home theatre PC platform based on Linux and a number of open-source audio/video tools. MPlayer and/or Xine can be used to play audio and video files in most popular formats. Freevo can be used both for a standalone PVR computer with a TV+remote, as well as on a regular desktop computer using the monitor and keyboard.
Interface: Graphical
Associated Programs
cdparanoia audio extraction tool for sampling CDs
fbset framebuffer device maintenance program
FLAC Command Line Tools Free Lossless Audio Codec - command line tools
LAME MP3 encoding library (frontend)
libdvdcss2 Simple foundation for reading DVDs - runtime libraries
libxmltv-perl Perl libraries related to the XMLTV file format for TV listings
matrox-tools Tools for managing the Matrox G400 Card
mencoder MPlayer's Movie Encoder
MPlayer movie player for Unix-like systems
nvram-wakeup A tool to read/write the WakeUp time from/to the BIOS
Python interactive high-level object-oriented language (default version)
ttf-liberation transitional dummy package
ttf-mscorefonts-installer Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts
Vorbis Tools several Ogg Vorbis tools
Xine the xine video player, user interface
xmltv-util Utilities related to the XMLTV file format for TV listings
youtube-dl downloader of videos from YouTube and other sites
Available deb Repositories (how-to add a respository)
Debian 32-bit 64-bit
stable 1.9.2b2-4.2 1.9.2b2-4.2
testing 1.9.2b2-4.2 1.9.2b2-4.2
sid 1.9.2b2-4.2 1.9.2b2-4.2

Ubuntu 32-bit 64-bit
lucid 1.9.0-3.1ubuntu1 1.9.0-3.1ubuntu1
precise 1.9.2b2-2 1.9.2b2-2
saucy 1.9.2b2-4.2 1.9.2b2-4.2
trusty 1.9.2b2-4.2 1.9.2b2-4.2

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