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the free media center solution.

Formerly known as Elisa, The Free Media Center, Moovida is a project to create a media center solution for GNU/Linux operating systems. Elisa runs on top of the GStreamer multimedia framework. In addition to personal video recorder functionality (PVR) and Music Jukebox support, Moovida also interoperates with devices following the DLNA standard, like Intel's ViiV systems.


Before downloading Moovida for Linux, make sure your distribution does not already include it. Among other distributions, Debian and Ubuntu already offer Elisa. For help see
"IRC Help" IRC Help channel

"IRC development" IRC development channel


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins15 July 2009

Leaders and contributors

Uraeus Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webview
Developer,Help,SupportMailing List Info/Archive
Debian (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Required to buildpython-imaging
Weak prerequisitepylirc
Weak prerequisitegstreamer-plugins-bad
Weak prerequisitepython2.4-elementtree
Weak prerequisitehal and python-dbus for hotplug support.
Required to buildpython-twisted >= 2.2
Weak prerequisitePythonDAAP
Weak prerequisitegstreamer-plugins-ugly
Weak prerequisitepython2.4-soappy
Weak prerequisitetwisted.web
Required to buildGStreamer 0.10 + Python Bindings
Weak prerequisitedbus
Weak prerequisitegstreamer-ffmpeg
Weak prerequisitesqlite (>= 3.2.8)
Weak prerequisitecElementTree
Required to buildPigment 0.1 (
Weak prerequisitepython-dbus
Weak prerequisitelirc
Weak prerequisitePySQLite2 (>= 2.0.5)
Required to buildpython2.4-dev
Weak prerequisiteavahi and python-avahi
Required to buildpython-setuptools
Weak prerequisiteliblircclient0
Weak prerequisitelibdvdcss
Required to buildPython >= 2.4
Weak prerequisitelibgpod and its python bindings

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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