[ubuntu-uk] Suggest a ubuntu compatible TV-CARD

Dan Attwood danattwood at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 15 10:09:15 BST 2008

I believe that you need an analogue  card like rob says. You then plug the
virgin box into into and tv into it in the same way that you do a tv.

You will then have the issue though that you can only change channels by
using the virgin remote control (which also stuffs up being able
to automatically record programmes). You won't be able to change channels
using the pc or pc card remote without installing an IR blaster to relay the
signal. However some virgin boxes are very picky about IR blasters.

A quick google found this page


And a bit more googling will pull up info about IR blasters and the like
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