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XBMC on Ubuntu 10

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Just curious, has anybody else tried XBMC for their media center needs? I have it installed on my Acer Aspire Revo 1600 and it is a fantastic piece of software. I am running it in Ubuntu 10 in full 1080 without any problem, and in HDMI too. It runs superb on a 1080p flatscreen TV and the skins are top notch. Amazing what open source can come up with sometimes.. Sure beats the Apple TV!

Lemme know how you are finding it.
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i've been running XBMC on my HTPC for a few months now,
works flawless even on my Atom board
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I've 'repurposed' my wife's original macbook pro (2006) as our default htpc, and it works perfectly on it. what i like the most about it is how customizable it is. and it free!
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I use XBMC on my HTPC, it is the best.

I have tried many others and they are just not up to the job. XBMC is the way for me !!!
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Have you upgraded the RAM on yours? I have 2x1GB sticks but I am thinking about upgrading to 2x2GB sticks.. Not sure if it's worth it for XBMC though..

What are your thoughts?
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10TB 7500RPM SATA3 64GB Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 (Boot Drive) Lite-On IHAS124-04 DVD RW Windows 10 Ultimate 64-bit 
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Dual Screen (x2) Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24" IPS... Apple Keyboard (A1243) Antec Truepower New 650W Modular Corsair Carbide Series 500R 
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