Android talking with your Apple TV

A thing I used on my iPhone was the streaming of my photo, video and music on my media server (for me wasn't an Apple TV but an XBMC on a RaspberryPi) using Airplay. So when I switched to Android I directly look to do the same. Naturally, knowing Android is an "open" system, it wasn't to difficult to find the way to do it. First of all we need to s…

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Linux Airplay server using XBMC 11

I finally had time to test the latest version of XBMC media center (version 11) on my Fedora 16. My first test was using directly the rpm provided on rawhide repositories (fedora and rpm-fusion-free) but in this way many others components will be updated (like gnome for example) because the package is produced for Fedora 17. So, following this lit…

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Shairport: turn your linux in an AirPlay speaker

I just discovered and tested a nice project that allow you to create an AirPlay server to use as a simple speaker for your iOS device (for example send audio from your iPod to your Linux PC): Shairport!! To install and use it on Fedora 16 distribution is really simple. First of all you should install all the required packages to build this project…

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