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Original Goal: The original goal I set out to achieve was to find a media center application that would keep my kids and those of my new years party guests entertained. The application need to be intuitive, stable and engaging. In order to achieve this I set out to test the major players in this area, namely, RaspBMC GeeXBOX OpenELEC RasPlex   Outcome:  The detailed review of these OSes is contained in the previous blogs. RasPlex (New Year’s Party Pack - To entertain the m ...
Before I begin I realize that some people may feel very passionate about a certain brand of XBMC on their Raspberry Pi, and I would like to make it very clear that what is written here is my own personal experience with these Operating Systems (OSes). My experience could very easily differ from the one you have had.   In this comparison I have used the latest currently available version version of RaspBMC (Latest as of the 1/1/2014), OpenELEC (v3.2.4), and GeeXBox (v3.1)   XBMC in ...
Background The Plex project has been around almost as long as XBMC and was a fork of the original XBMC project. The focus of the Plex project was to give users a complete media center solution. Plex is generally considered by the Plex community as a superset of XMBC, meaning it is everything that XBMC is, plus heaps more. Like XBMC, Plex indexes your media and downloads the cover art and associated text from IMDB for your movies and TV shows. It downloads the the theme music also. So while your ...

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