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Old 03-24-2007, 03:04 PM   #1
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Question I want to watch Freeview on my Laptop


Hi,
I have a laptop (Dell Inspiron 6400) whose primary reason for existence is to record freeview and play back. It is now a duel boot with Windows and Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) but I cannot get my Kworld DVB-T 350U USB to work.

I run lots of lines of code from:
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.ph...uired_software
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.ph...st_source_code
etc, etc

Rebooted when advised but when I ran Kaffine no telly.

I have seen a lots of threads where people are having problems with that DVB device on that Distro - it all looks very complicated.

What I am after, if such a thing exists, is some very simple set of instructions that if I had that Disto and this USB DVB device, then run that application I could watch and record freeview.

Then I could delete my XP partition and be free !!!

Am I hoping for too much ?

Last edited by skr; 03-24-2007 at 03:31 PM.
 
Old 03-26-2007, 05:37 AM   #2
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You might want to take a look at knoppmyth
Here's a link: http://www.mysettopbox.tv/knoppmyth.html
 
Old 03-26-2007, 04:07 PM   #3
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Many thanks on a quick glance that looks ideal, I'll read the documentation and see what others think of knoppmyth.
I'm not sure if this turns my laptop into a PVR and I cannot use if for anything else, like I said I need to read the manual.
 
  


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