GeeXboX is described as 'free and Open Source Media-Center purposed Linux distribution for embedded devices and desktop computers. GeeXboX is not an application, it’s a full-featured OS, that one can boot as a LiveCD, from a USB key, an SD/MMC card or install on its regular HDD' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are four alternatives to GeeXboX for Linux and Raspberry Pi. The best alternative is OpenELEC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GeeXboX are LibreELEC (Free, Open Source), Daphile (Free Personal) and VortexBox (Free, Open Source).
Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux based Just Enough Operating System (JeOS) built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a Kodi (previously XBMC) media center.
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No live version of OpelELEC so you can't it without installing it
LibreELEC is ‘Just enough OS’ for Kodi, a Linux distribution built to run Kodi on current and popular mediacentre hardware. We are an evolution of the popular OpenELEC project. LibreELEC software will be familiar to OpenELEC users.