This page details the ongoing effort to bring various media center applications to FreeBSD and make it a viable platform for HTPC (Home Theater PC). If you are interested in helping please get in touch with us.

Contact

The following individuals are reachable on IRC #fbsd-mentors

Resources

Media Center Ports Status

Port

Status

Details

comms/lirc

(./)

Updated to 0.9.0_3, Tested with mceusb, ftdi, serial receivers and several USB DVB tuners (among others), see WebcamCompat

multimedia/enna

wip

port available in blueports repository

multimedia/freevo

(./)

Install notes for FreeBSD

multimedia/mythtv

(./)

multimedia/vdr

(./)

Intro/Install notes for FreeBSD: VDR

multimedia/xbmc

(./)

multimedia/xbmc-pvr

(./)

Can be used with VDR (see there for install notes)

textproc/p5-xmltv

(./)

DVB Drivers

Port

Hardware

Status

Details

multimedia/cx88

Conexant CX23880/1/2/3/5/7/8

(./)

DVB-T, ATSC ; standard v4l/dvb interface since 1.4.0 ; See cx88wiki

multimedia/pvr250

Hauppauge PVR-250/350

<!>

non standard driver interface

multimedia/pvrxxx

Hauppauge PVR-150/500

{X}

broken on FreeBSD 8.x and amd64 ; non standard driver interface

multimedia/webcamd

lots of USB devices (see manpage and WebcamCompat)

(./)

requires FreeBSD 8.0 or later ; DVB-C/S/S2/T/T2, ATSC ; standard v4l/dvb interface

HTPC ToDo

Port

Task

Responsible

multimedia/enna

needs cleanup and testing

bapt@, decke@

multimedia/handbrake

update port to 0.9.5 following instructions

documentation

create a user guide

HTPC (last edited 2012-07-22 12:50:10 by JuergenLock)