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    good linux distro for a multimedia pc


    i want to make a pc to watch and record tv and play music and movies. Basically i want to be able to use this in my home theater system. I want to use linux to keep costs down. What is a good distro to do these things.

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    you could try myth tv http://www.mythtv.org/ or
    knoppmyth http://www.mysettopbox.tv/knoppmyth.html

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    http://distrowatch.com i'd say just find the distro that best fits your hardware configuration then you can add all the software you need afterwards.
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    According to distro watch the most popular multimedia distro's are;
    (note: this is list of popularity on distrowatch and is not nessesarily a measure of it's quality)

    1. GeeXboX
    2. MoviX
    3. dyne:bolic
    4. AGNULA
    5. Mediainlinux

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