I used to just run Windows 7 Media Centre on my Antec Micro Fusion Remote 350 case setup, but it took a while to load up and I fancied a change. I installed Ubuntu (12.10) and XBMC and it loads up a load faster and looks real sleek. There was a problem with the front lcd on the case not working though, it didn’t display anything. It uses iMon LCD and IR Receiver, with a Veris RM100 remote
As with lots of Linux stuff, it involves a lot of messing around in terminal to get things sorted, but I did find an easy fix:-
I followed this simple guide and it all works fine now.
…Just a shame you can’t change that awful font when it’s in standby.