IntroIn my opinion using apt on SuSE is the ultimate choice for a modest software setup. Resolving the dependencies of freevo, xmltv etc. otherwise is a real pain in the ass. But let's start with the basic system install and setup.
InstallationI'm running a standalone htpc which is connected to a TV only. It is not necessary to plug in a monitor as the tv out is automagically activated on the nvidia devices when there is no device available on the vga-port.
To be finished soon....sorry!