[SATLUG] digital TV tuner cards for Linux

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Sun Oct 11 13:42:08 CDT 2009


second on the Mythtv

Todd

Jesse C wrote:
> MythTV is an application specifically for this.
>
> Main website:
> http://www.mythtv.org/
>
> PCCard or Cardbus adapters can also work.  Check out a compatibility list:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Video_capture_card
>
> Other applications are available as listed at these sites:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTPC
> http://www.telematicsfreedom.org/en/project/14/floss-media-center-state-art
>
> -Jesse C
>
>
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Borries Demeler
> <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
>   
>> I am looking for a digital TV tuner for a laptop (no PCI cards!) that
>> allows me to use my linux laptop as a digital video recorder (what's
>> a good software for that?), recording over the air HDTV mpeg2 streams
>> directly to harddrive.
>>
>> For those who have played with this - what brand/model works well under Linux?
>> Since I am looking for a solution for a laptop I think a USB or firewire
>> interface is required, though ethernet may work too.
>>
>> Thanks for any suggestions.
>>
>> -Borries
>>     



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