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Complete your XBMC Media Center with YouTube Playlists and Give it Better Looks with XBMC Skin Manager

XBMC Media Center (formerly XBox Media Center) is a free and open source application for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X and Xbox, that can turn your Ubuntu 8.04 LTS or 8.10 into a veritable media center platform, with video playback, streaming videos, audio, images, playlist playback, slideshows and more.

- If you’ve been using Microsoft’s Windows Media Center, then be sure to find more options with XBMC.

XBMC is now bundled into Sabayon Linux 4 Lite MCE ( a GNOME-based Linux distribution that offers a ready-to-use version XBMC Media Center)
Like any excellent Open Source application, what makes XBMC particular is its extensibility – add-ons, plugins.

The installation in Ubuntu is very simple and straightforward.

Add to your third party repositories;

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