[ubuntu-uk] USB TV stick and installing the (latest?) kernel

john levin john at technolalia.org
Thu Jan 26 15:04:01 GMT 2006

Andrew Golightly wrote:
> Hey there,
> I've got a Freecom DVB-T USB stick, and am trying to get it going with 
> Ubuntu. It seems that to get it going I need at least kernel 2.6.13. 
> There is a posting here 
> (http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=118324&highlight=freecom) 
> about it with, as yet, no solution.
> So what do you guys recommend? Is there something I can do to the 
> current kernel (2.6.12-10)? Or do I start trying to build my own kernel 
> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelBuildpackageDetailedHowto)? I'm a newbie. 
> So I'm trying to KISS. And do we know when the next kernel will be 
> released?

Dapper (currently 'under construction'; will be released in April)
has kernel 2.6.15 - you could download Dapper Flight 3 live cd to try 
the TV stick.




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