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Old 08-27-2006, 11:53 AM   #1
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I am messing my TV,help me to get software


I am messing my tv shows when using Linux,anyone here who can help me to get the software.I am using a Frontech TV Turner Card and in WinXP the software name is Intervdo WINDVD.
 
Old 08-27-2006, 12:40 PM   #2
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mythTV

enjoy
 
Old 08-28-2006, 03:06 AM   #3
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mythTV...........where I able to get that software.
 
Old 08-28-2006, 07:20 AM   #4
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Many Linux distributions have a set of applications that can be installed with their software package manager (YaST, emerge, yum, apt, whatever). Check your distribution's web site to see if MythTV or whatever you want to install is available through that avenue. The nice thing about using your distribution's software package manager is that distribution developers put in a lot of time making sure that the software applications that are available through their package managers will work with their distribution.

MythTV is very popular. I have heard that it is very difficult to install and configure. There are alternatives to MythTV.

Here are a few locations of interest:

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/

http://www.linux.com/article.pl?sid=06/01/04/1855257
 
Old 08-28-2006, 08:26 AM   #5
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If all you want to do is simply watch your tv card in linux, installing and configuring mythtv for that sole purpose would be like buying a cow cause you wanted a hamburger. Take a look at a few tv viewer programs, my absolute favorite and the easiest to configure being <tvtime>, then there is <motv>, <xawtv>, <kdetv>, <zapping> (for gnome), etc.. one of those will certainly suit your needs and you should already have a few of them installed on your basic distro. I would guess that you either have xawtv or motv installed already. If you are using gnome, then zapping is most likely already installed. If you have trouble configuring for your card, post questions here and I will try to help you. You should really consider using tvtime as it is a great program and should work right out of the box.//drum
 
  


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