[Slackbuilds-users] XBMC slackbuild

Vincent Batts vbatts at hashbangbash.com
Sat Sep 12 19:32:10 UTC 2009

cool thanks. and a little tweak, the DOWNLOAD_x86_64 is missing the =
at the EOL ;)

Take care,


On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Larry Hajali <larryhaja at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've written a slackbuild for XBMC (XBox Media Center).  If people are
> interested in putting together an HTPC then this may be one of the
> components you may want to take a look at or at least try out.  I've
> got all of the required documentation to build it and the only
> requirement is "enca" (available at slackbuilds.org).  There are some
> other optional build dependencies that can be used as well and are
> spelled out in the README.  The README also tells about a couple of
> options to pass to the script.
> XBMC is a great piece of software that comes with lots of video codec
> support, plugin support, and bunch of other options that make for a
> great multimedia PC.  I'm sending out the buildscript as it might be
> useful to some people (either to test XBMC out or use in an HTPC).  I
> would submit it myself but I don't believe I have the proper setup to
> diagnose and troubleshoot potential issues with XBMC.  If you'd like
> to submit it yourself or make changes then go for it.  The
> xbmc.SlackBuild could use some cleanup but is otherwise good enough to
> build XBMC.
> Thanks,
> Larry
> BTW...if you receive an error upon launching XBMC saying something
> like "XBMC needs hardware accelerated OpenGL Rendering." then check
> out this forum post.
> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?p=3673890#post3673890
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