[ubuntu-uk] Freeview TV USB stick
alan at popey.com
Sat Dec 2 16:47:48 GMT 2006
On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 10:22:10PM +0000, Toby Smithe wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 22:09 +0000, Llywelyn Owen wrote:
> > Any of this list's members know of a Freeview TV USB stick that works
> > with Ubuntu (edgy), I stay away a lot in hotels with poor TV reception
> > and one of these would seem a great little device to take along.
> Probably, but don't count on it. The kernel's support for DVB seems
> quite extensive; however, you'll need to install an app that can cope.
> MythTV can be an arse, I hear.
I have two freeview USB DVB-T sticks and they work just fine. There are also good reports of Twinhan sticks working well too.
You don't really need much to watch DVB - xine will do it.
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