A brief introduction to MythTV

MythVT Here is a brief introdution to the one of the most popular, open source system to build home media center – MythTV:

MythTV is a software suite that’s available as a free download. It consists of a menu system, several plug-ins and a unique frontend/backend network architecture that can be used to transform an existing Linux, BSD, Mac OSX or Windows desktop computer into the multimedia entertainment centerpiece in your den, bedroom or office. Using MythTV, you can morph your desktop into a video viewfinder, a slideshow gallery, a DVD burning station, a VoIP phone console, a Netflix manager and more.

Additionally, MythTV can be used as part of home automation system. In particular, Plutohome supports it.

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