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Old 04-11-2011, 01:48 PM   #1
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Linux and TV

Hi there,

I'm trying to move from Windows to Linux, and one of the main things I need is working television. I'd like to ask: Is it possible? If so, what kinds of Linux can deal best with this? What exactly should I do? Should a newbie like me try this at all? I don't know if it helps, but my TV card is KWorld Global TV Terminator PVR-7131RF and the program I used to use for this on Windows was PVR Plus. Sorry for the wave of questions, but I'm completely raw at this

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Old 04-11-2011, 01:54 PM   #2
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According to this, it looks like that card is supported in recent kernels. So you should be able to use whatever distribution you feel comfortable with.
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Old 04-11-2011, 02:16 PM   #3
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Thank you for the quick reply and the info! I'll definitely try this.
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I'd suggest using KDE based distro, there is a video player in KDE called Kaffeine. It is by far the best and easiest to set up TV cards on.


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