Eventhoug I am happy with xbian , was just trying Raspbmc as well :)
Raspbmc media center for the Raspberry Pi and is based on Raspbian and XBMC.
All credits go to Sam Nazarko, Thanks for excellent work.
You may use XPi Installer instead of the following method, http://www.xbmchub.com/blog/2012/11/02/installing-xbian-to-raspberry-pi-from-mac/
Install raspbmc on SDcard from MAC OSX / Linux / Windows ,
Download the raspbmc, change permission and execute. Make sure that you select the correct disk ( verify the info from disk utilities in MAC OS X)
$ curl -O http://svn.stmlabs.com/svn/raspbmc/testing/installers/python/install.py $ chmod u+x install.py $ sudo python install.py Raspbmc installer for Linux and OS X http://raspbmc.com ---------------------------------------- Please ensure you've inserted your SD card, and press Enter to continue. Enter the 'IDENTIFIER' of the device you would like imaged: #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: GUID_partition_scheme *120.0 GB disk0 0: GUID_partition_scheme *500.1 GB disk1 0: Apple_HFS Macintosh HD *118.7 GB disk2 0: Apple_partition_scheme *17.4 MB disk3 0: FDisk_partition_scheme *15.9 GB disk4 Enter your choice here (e.g. 'disk1', 'disk2'): disk4 It is your own responsibility to ensure there is no data loss! Please backup your system before imaging You should also ensure you agree with the Raspbmc License Agreeement Are you sure you want to install Raspbmc to '/dev/disk4' and accept the license agreement? [y/N] y Downloading, please be patient... Downloaded 16.35 of 16.35 MiB (100.00%) Unmounting all partitions... Unmount of all volumes on disk4 was successful Please wait while Raspbmc is installed to your SD card... This may take some time and no progress will be reported until it has finished. 0+1173 records in 0+1173 records out 76800000 bytes transferred in 14.809589 secs (5185829 bytes/sec) Installation complete. Would you like to setup your post-installation settings [ADVANCED]? [y/N]N
- Once the installation is completed, eject it from the system.
- Insert the sdcard to RaspberryPi.
- Connect the RaspberryPi using Ethernet cable, continue with the post installation steps.