Tuesday, December 21, 2010

AirPlay hacked onto XBMC Ubuntu PC, Windows next (video)

AirPlay hacked onto XBMC Ubuntu PC, Windows next (video)

You won't find this hack available for download just yet, but Erica Sadun over at TUAW has posted a video showing AirPlay streaming from an iPad to an XBMC media server running on Ubuntu. As we understand it, the Linux box runs the AirPlay client service with XBMC advertising its availability using the Bonjour-compatible Avahi. Erica, who helped initiate all this AirPlay trickery with her early code spelunking efforts, says that Windows hacks are also in development. Click on through to see AirPlay take another bold step down the path of device agnosticism.

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AirPlay hacked onto XBMC Ubuntu PC, Windows next (video) originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 21 Dec 2010 04:17:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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