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Old 01-22-11, 11:50 AM   #133
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The XBMC team is proud to present our first ARM-based release, and it’s a big one. Scott Davilla, with the help of Edgar (gimli) Hucek and Zeljko (amet) Ametovic and several other developers and testers, is finally ready to pull the curtain off of his fun little secret.

You know that $99 tiny form-factor powerhouse that would be just perfect if it could only run XBMC? Now it can.
Or how about that iPad that is just begging to be used as a real portable media center? Now it can.
And while we’re at it, put your iPhone4 to work using XBMC as well. Why? Because we can.

These are not initial ports, and they are not early development snapshots. Here they are: full XBMC installs and source code, ready for consumption.

AppleTV2
This thing may fit in your pocket, but don’t underestimate its power. Unfortunately, it is seriously lacking in capability due to its limited feature-set revolving around rentals and iTunes. Where’s the fun in that?




Full XBMC install, this is not a remote or thin client streamer.
No longer is your AppleTV2 chained to iTunes.
Who wants transcoded video anyway?
Share files on your network your way.
Full hardware decode for 720p/1080p movies.
Everything else you know and love about XBMC.





iPad/iPhone4
What good is a tablet that makes you play by its rules? We at XBMC want our media our way.




You guessed it, this is full-blown XBMC. Not a remote.
Launch XBMC like any other app.
Drag and drop media from your computer, or share it on your home-network
Also fully hardware accelerated for most formats.
Works on iPhone4, though it’s currently frustrating to use.
Challenge: Who will be the first to create a gesture-driven skin?





Availability
As you might have guessed, you won’t be seeing XBMC in the app-store any time soon, since it directly competes with apple products. XBMC will only be installable for those of you with jailbroken devices. If that’s you, head to the wiki for instructions for the atv2 or ipad/iphone.



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Old 03-10-11, 05:53 PM   #134
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Bug-fix Release: 10.1
March 10th, 2011

While we are moving quickly to get new features into 11.0, the time has come for a maintenance release for Dharma. We recommend that all users update to 10.1 as soon as possible to increase stability.

The main focus of this release is to address a bug that could cause XBMC to freeze when updating a skin. We have held back skin updates from the main repository because of this, but now that it is fixed, they will begin rolling out in a few weeks.

This is intended as a bug-fix release only, no new features have been introduced. Notable fixes include:

* If an in-use skin was updated in Windows, XBMC would freeze
* Some RTMP streams in Windows did not play
* Included add-ons have been updated
* The correct referrer is now used for downloading add-ons, improving dependency statistics
* Crashes during playback on ATI hardware in some circumstances have been fixed
* Hardware decoding improvements for OSX
* Various small fixes

In addition, XBMC Live has been updated with the most recent packages, one of which includes a fix for the annoying SMB+Windows Live Essentials bug.



http://xbmc.org/theuni/2011/03/10/bug-fix-release-10-1/
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Old 06-13-11, 01:30 PM   #135
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Question to XBMC users. I think there is a way, but can't figure it out. I want to be able to "mirror" the collection on one computer to another XBMC device (Apple TV). So instead of the ATV downloading all the information (movie posters, pics, movie info, etc), it can just read the collection (or library) from another XBMC server. Is this possible?

Streaming works just fine from my ATV, but I'd rather point it to my media server and call it a day. Any thoughts?
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Old 06-13-11, 09:25 PM   #136
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You could probably symlink the directories
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Old 06-16-11, 09:32 AM   #137
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You could probably symlink the directories
that might work, never tried it before.

I know that they are thinking/working on network based library that all machines in home would use.

with current setup, if you symlink you might have issues if both machines would try to write to it at the same time.

on my machines, i just copied the library and all the other files from one PC to the next, so I don't have to start from scratch.
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Well scratch XBMC for Apple TV, it crashes a ton. I found Plex and it works like a charm and a lot better than XBMC.
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I installed it and wow, why did I use MP for so long. I should have listened Necro.
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In case you guys haven't seen, Plex now has a fork of XBMC. I use it at work and when away from home to connect to my media back home. Works perfectly along side of the iOS and Android versions.

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