GeeXboX is a standalone Linux distribution that can be used as a dedicated Media Center. It uses MPlayer to :
- listen to music
- watch movies
- plays CDDA / VCD / DVD
- play streams from V4L2 compliant analog TV cards and DVB cards (PCI/USB, DVB-S/DVB-T/DVB-C)
- play network (NFS / Samba / UPnP) shares
- too many other things ...