GeeXboX Reloaded: 0.90-2

So you enjoyed 0.90-1 ? We listened to your requests and a new release has finally arrived. Since the day of the first public release, almost 15000 ISOs have been downloaded. We hope this one will do better. So here is the news :

  • Support for almost all PCI or motherboards integrated soundcards (ISA sound cards are still NOT supported at all).
  • Support for USB Keyboards
  • Support for SCSI CDROM and Disks and Adaptec SCSI controllers.
  • Support for FireWire/IEEE1394 CDROM and Disks (no HotPlug). EDIT: Seems to be broken 🙁
  • Support for NTFS FileSystem.
  • Support for S3 Savage cards’ TV-Out.
  • No more distinction between Standard and ACPI version.
  • Drives have been renamed for easier understanding.
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GeeXboX First Public Release: 0.90-1

GeeXboX is a full standalone media player. It’s a bootable CD based on Linux which allows you to watch movies or listen to music. It supports most formats, such as MPEG, AVI, DivX, XviD, Ogg/Vorbis (Ogm, Ogg), RealMedia, MP3, DVD, VCD and Audio CD. Here is a few examples of its capabilities:

  • Support for MPEG 1/2 movies (MPG files, VCDs, DVDs …)
  • Support for MPEG 4 movies (DivX, XviD, FFMpeg …)
  • Support for OggMedia streams
  • Support for Audio streams like MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, WAV (AudioCD), AC3 …
  • Support for IR remote controllers
  • Support for ATI and nVidia cards TV-Out
  • Support for subtitled movies
  • Support for media playlist (including WinAmp .m3u)
  • Support for USB Drives
  • Fully customizable with themes.
  • Fully controllable by OSD Menu.
  • Fully bootable Operating System (i.e. you don’t need any hard disk to boot).
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