Here what I am running at home:
- Large-ish entral storage
- MythTV backend with a few tuners
- MySQL database for Kodi
- a HT in the living room
- a Hi-Fi in the living room
- the bedroom has full access to the kodi environment and the music
- Many, many speakers...
- All linux
- Replaced OE with LE
- No wires or cables in view!
- Relatively low electrical usage
Tramendous experience thanks to the efforts of great people producing great software!