Boxee is a free HTPC program based off of XBMC, with a focus on social content and web-based media.

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Can I setup XBMC to automatically detect media without saving them into specific directories?

I've recently upgraded an old HTPC box and in the process switched from the Boxee Windows app to the latest version of XBMC (12.3). I've found the process to be a really mixed bag. While Boxee hadn't ...
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Configure western digital essential 3TB to work with boxee box

I have a new western digital "my book elements" 3TB external harddrive. When I plug it in via USB to my boxee box it is not recognized. Based on feedback from boxee forums I have tried: GPT ...
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Compatible USB RF receiver for Boxee remote to use on PC / Mac?

I have a spare Boxee remote, and wanted to use on PC / Mac but require a compatible USB RF receiver, does anyone know of any compatible ones? (It would save me from having to purchase another complete ...
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Bind and dedicate a USB keyboard to an X11 screen?

I have a boxee remote that basically registers itself as a USB keyboard (via the dongle) and for some strange reason, KDE 4.x (whichever one is included in kubuntu 10.10) allows my regular ps/2 ...
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Boxee web streaming juddering

I have a win7 boxee box running 2.6Ghz P4 and 1gb RAM, and 512Mb GFX card outputting to HDMI. Boxee runs 1080, 720 and SD local content extremely well (local content is actually a NAS). The only ...
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Can an airport extreme attached disk be used in Ubuntu?

Thinking of converting my Windows 7 Boxee box to Ubuntu to ease up on RAM and CPU load, but I can't find a method of mounting the airport disk. I have found a package called airport-utils, but I ...
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Connect two devices with ethernet

I have a MacBook Pro and I'm going to buy a Boxee Box. I have access to wireless internet, but it's slow and out of my control. So my question is, what is the best way for both devices to get ...
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Boxee - Linux or Windows?

I am looking to build a simple HTPC based on boxee, it is a very low power machine (2ghz P4, 1gb RAM, 1gb video card). At present it has Win7 on it, but I want to run boxee as my media centre ...
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Boxee on Dell 32in TV causes headaches, how to troubleshoot?

I have revamped an old pc, installing 4GB ram and a 256MB video card so that I could run Boxee to a Dell W3200 series TV that came with my apartment. It is connected via VGA, resolution is 1360x768, ...
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How can I plug my HDMI device into a VGA input

I want to purchase a Boxee Box which only has an HDMI output. I have a plasma screen which only has a VGA input. What cable(s) do I need to convert the Boxee HDMI output to the VGA input? Is there a ...
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Is there any NAS+Media Center that supports WiFi networking?

I built a little server machine and tried the Windows Home Server. I liked it, although it did have its issues, but now the 120 days trial has expired and I'm not sure I want to stick with it. I'm ...
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Boxee is very choppy on TV

Just got an HP Mini 311 and decided to try out Boxee. Hooked it up to the TV and attempted to watch the TV show 'Psych'. It said it was using USA as the source. Video was very very choppy, ...
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harmony 1100 remote on a custom ubuntu boxee comp

I have a old computer with hdmi output that I installed ubuntu and boxee on. I want to set it up so I can control it with my harmony 1100 remote control. How can I do this? Alternatively how can I ...
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Video issues with old server running Boxee

I have a old Dell Power Edge 1650 1U rackmount server running Windows XP. Dual 1.3 ghz Processors and 1 GB of RAM. I would like to run Boxee on it, but the 8mb integrated video card will not support ...
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Boxee on Server 2003

I have a Server 2003 box sitting on my home network doing some small menial tasks. I'm thinking of using this as an HTPC. I have never done this sort of thing before so would like to know if this ...