[MPlayer-users] Kiss DP players and GPL

Uwe Beutin uwe at imbrium.de
Fri Jan 9 09:16:04 CET 2004

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Magnus Damm wrote:

> Uwe Beutin <uwe at imbrium.de> wrote:
> > I wanted to get a noise-free streaming client into my living room
> > and this was by far the cheapest type of hardware that I could
> > get.  I am now thinking about cancelling my order and setting up
> > my own machine albeit the fact that this would be more expensive.

> I use a Apple G4 Cube with a Seagate Barracuda HD as a silent media
> player. No fans -> as noise-free as it gets.

> I've had my Cube in my living room for one year now. I'm very pleased.
> But it's not really a plug and play solution if that is what you want...

It's not really that.  It's the price, actually.  I've thought
about a simple streaming client w/o a DVD but even a nice VIA EPIA
and a case and some RAM, Flash-Disk, etc. will cost more.  And a
G4 cube is way more than I want to spend...

Thanks for helping,


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