Nice Way to Complement XBMC

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eskro Offline
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Hi guys!

i didn't know where to post this but uhm,
if im in the wrong section, would a MOD please move my thread?
thx Smile

Ok, Long Story short,
of course i use XBMC for media playback
but for web Streaming,
i definitely prefer using my Internet Browser
as nothing beats the real deal Smile

So i found a neat little website that i use as HomePage,
which gives me an App like Grid interface for choosing my
favorite websites!
Here's a screenie of what u can do:

[Image: mq5hX.png]

note also that its fully customizable!
backgrounds, icon Links, icon style and more ,,,,

ENJOY --> http://www.myfav.es/ Smile
(This post was last modified: 2011-08-15 09:34 by eskro.)
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Thanks I was kinda looking for something like this a while ago.
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I was trying to figure out how to get it to launch a local file. I tried things like file:// and various other combinations.
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oh that is just great!

Very useful, since we have a touchscreen PC mounted on our wall. This makes it super easy to use. Other solutions haven't been so great.

I also need to launch local files though, I wonder how we can sort that one out.
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eskro Offline
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what do u mean by launch local ??
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Just wondering but how exactly do you access this on your htpc? do you just minimize xbmc and open up web browser or what?
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eskro Offline
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well yeah, if you want!

its simply a website like any other,,,

so they way you launch your web browser is on you,,,

Quit XBMC, launch web Browser
or
Stay in XBMC, use Browser launcher addon

whatever Tongue
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toymachine2009 Offline
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Im going to look into that browser addon thanks!
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eskro Wrote:what do u mean by launch local ??

Instead of launching a web url launch an app on your machine. Use it for more than just a web site favorite list.
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JohnVee Offline
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Thanks, this is great. Now all they need is an XBMC icon to link you to the forums.
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