Software components of Geexbox

August 26th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

[Work in progress]

General

GeeXboX is a free Linux distribution providing a media center software suite for personal computers and empbedded device. It is no based on other Linux distros but it’s complete build system from sources.

Components

opkg

opkg allow to download, install and uninstall packages from official repository.

systemd

systemd allow to manage operating system process and services.

libCEC

libCEC allow to manage XBMC using your Tv remote instead of traditional remote for PC.  Your Tv remote send signals to your Tv,  using HDMI cable signals are transmitted to your hardware (Cubox, Pandaboard or Pc… ), libCEC capture and interprets received signals and do operations in Geexbox.

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