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    Best software for a HTPC ?

    I'm getting a shuttle pc and i'm hoping to turn it into a HTPC, but i don't know what software to use. I know there is MS Media Center 2005, but is there anymore or anything else i need?

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    MythTV might be worth a look - http://www.mythtv.org/
    Not had any experience with it but it looks like it would probably be quite a bit more hassle to set up than MS Media Centre.

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    i'll have a look at it thanks

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    I have used ShowShifter at a friends house and i think it blows MCE2005 away

    www.showshifter.com

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    You may also want to take at www.gbpvr.com

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    I run MythTV - superb software when it works, but it can be horrific to set up. If you dont feel comfortable getting down and dirty with the Linux kernel I would stay away....
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