XBian is a small, fast and lightweight media center distro for the Raspberry Pi, based on a minimal Raspbian image. Their slogan is “XBMC on Raspberry Pi, the bleeding edge” as their main focus is delivering the fastest XBMC solution for the Raspberry Pi. It has a fast userinterface and is often even able to playback DTS encoded audio without any problems.
1 Main features
- Fits on 1GB SD cards
- Very smooth UI
- Low RAM usage and low CPU usage
- Auto-mount USB
- Toggle between 1080p,720p,540p & 480p GUI
- Support for AFP, NFS, AirPlay, CEC, Lirc, PVR
- 1080p/DTS smooth playback
- Easy configuration
XBian can be installed using the Windows Installer or manually (instructions here). For existing installation it provides updates over the internet, so users can upgrade their installation.
3 Using Xbian
4 XBian Wiki
The Wikis will get better and better by time. It's just opened.