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Re: Installing XBMC on testing

Kevin Ross wrote:
>> From: thveillon.debian [mailto:thveillon.debian@googlemail.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 11:11 AM
>> Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> Does anyone know how to get XBMC ( media centre app) installed on
>> Debian testing.
>>> Apparently at least 2 of the libraries needed are not available for
>> Debian.
>>> I went as far as trying to install the Ubuntu Intrepid edition (this
>> has worked
>>> for other software )but ran into the library problem.
>>> BTW , seems to me the developers have "overlooked" Debian in favor of
>> Ubuntu.
>> Hi, what exactly are you trying to install, this works here (Squeeze
>> amd64):
>> aptitude search ~S~i~nxbmc
>> i   xbmc
>> i A xbmc-bin
>> i A xbmc-data
>> i A xbmc-skin-pm3-hd
>> Installed directly from Sid.
>> Tom
> That's cool that it's in debian-multimedia now, I had no idea.  However, it
>appears that the build in d-m doesn't include VDPAU support.
> It's been awhile since I've installed pre-built XBMC on my Debian machine, I
>usually build it from source.  But if memory serves, it was
>pretty easy to install by pulling from the Hardy PPA repository of XBMC.  i.e.
>add this to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/team-xbmc/ppa/ubuntu/ hardy main

It is indeed compiled with vdpau support, if you have adequate hardware
you can go to "settings > videos > player" and choose VDPAU as "render


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