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Old 05-04-2020, 10:50 PM   #6736
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Talking DVR to record TV video streams


There are many TV programs that are simultaneous video streamed on the internet. It would be nice to have a DVR to record the video stream to be watched at a different time. (Also, the commercials could be skipped)
 
Old 05-05-2020, 05:58 AM   #6737
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Try Text Editor.
click Menu > Accessories > Text Editor
or type xed %U as a command line.
Notepad++ is a lightweight programme useful for coding as well as normal text, whereas Text Editor is just a notepad as far as I can see. I created my website on Notepad++. Bluefish is pretty similar but not quite as user friendly but it's a reasonable substitute.
 
Old 05-05-2020, 10:12 AM   #6738
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It would be nice to have a DVR to record the video stream to be watched at a different time.
Get yourself a little usb tv tuner. Make sure the kernel has firmware support for it. Or build support.

Then use v4l and cron or at to start/stop recording when you wish.
Make yourself a script. Turn the machine on, record your half hour tv show, go back to sleep.

You can have as elaborate or as simple a setup as you wish.
After you have made a channels conf file for the frequencies in your area, zap a channel and record it.

For the tv streams on the internet. Scrape the source of it, then dump the stream to file. One again, bash, python, perl.

If you start a project like that, then post a thread about what you have done and where you are stuck, someone will help.
 
Old 05-06-2020, 02:04 AM   #6739
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Notepad++ is a lightweight programme useful for coding as well as normal text, whereas Text Editor is just a notepad as far as I can see. I created my website on Notepad++. Bluefish is pretty similar but not quite as user friendly but it's a reasonable substitute.
Will notepadqq do?
Or any number of really good native Linux code editors?
 
Old 07-02-2020, 11:40 AM   #6740
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I would say Roblox. I am a Roblox dev, and my main platform is Linux, so it is really annoying to switch to my low end Windows PC when I could have worked on my high end Linux PC. I could have made games way faster if Roblox was ported to Linux.
 
Old 07-02-2020, 01:39 PM   #6741
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I am a Roblox dev
Who would be in a better position to port Roblox to linux than a Roblox developer? Maybe I'm missing something.
 
Old 07-02-2020, 06:47 PM   #6742
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Get yourself a little usb tv tuner. Make sure the kernel has firmware support for it. Or build support.

Then use v4l and cron or at to start/stop recording when you wish.
Make yourself a script. Turn the machine on, record your half hour tv show, go back to sleep.

You can have as elaborate or as simple a setup as you wish.
After you have made a channels conf file for the frequencies in your area, zap a channel and record it.

For the tv streams on the internet. Scrape the source of it, then dump the stream to file. One again, bash, python, perl.

If you start a project like that, then post a thread about what you have done and where you are stuck, someone will help.
Sorry, I am not a programmer and do not understand "Scrape the source of it, then dump the stream to file". I am just a home user of Linux. Thanks is advance. fkiss
 
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Old 07-03-2020, 02:47 AM   #6743
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Scrape the source of it, then dump the stream to file
Scrape the source: Open the web page in your browser, press F12 - that should give you a developer console - now find the URL to the stream.
dump it to a file: Simple. something like 'wget -O some_file "$URL"'

edit: which sites? Have you tried youtube-dl?
 
Old 07-06-2020, 06:33 PM   #6744
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Who would be in a better position to port Roblox to linux than a Roblox developer? Maybe I'm missing something.
Well, actually, I am not a developer in the sense that I develop Roblox. I develop games on Roblox and am not affiliated with the actual Roblox staff.
 
Old 07-07-2020, 09:30 PM   #6745
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Well, actually, I am not a developer in the sense that I develop Roblox. I develop games on Roblox and am not affiliated with the actual Roblox staff.
You make us feel like you're actually working for Roblox.
 
  


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