[CoLoCo] internet TV

Michael Haney thezorch at gmail.com
Tue Oct 9 21:50:24 BST 2007


I wonder how long it'll be until a script is added to Automatrix to
make recompiling Wine easier.

On 10/9/07, Dave Vanderploeg <dave.vanderploeg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Lifehacker posted a writeup on internet TV today, they must have been
> listening in...
> http://lifehacker.com/software/hack-attack/six-ways-to-catch-your-favorite-tv-shows-308538.php
>
> Here's some info about Joost on Ubuntu:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=438543
>
> Dave
>
>
> On 10/8/07, Michael Haney <thezorch at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Has anyone tested to see if Joost works in Wine or Crossover Linux?
> >
> > Joost is a free video-on-demand service put together by the makers of
> > Skype.  I'm a beta tester of it on the Winblows side of things.  I'm
> > also a beta tester of VeohTV, which unlike Joost is just a way to
> > deliver webcasts via a menu driven VOD GUI.
> >
> > On 10/8/07, Paul Schwartz <pmjs1115 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Seems reasonable to me. Picking stuff off the air is the same as your
> TV. Stuff coming from the internet doesn't necessarily come from the
> broadcaster and may not be how the copyright holder meant it to be
> distributed. It's like broadcasts are intended for your personal use; you
> may not legally redistribute them.
> > >
> > > Paul
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > From: Jim Hutchinson <jim at ubuntu-rocks.org>
> > > To: Ubuntu Colorado Local Community Team <
> ubuntu-us-co at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > > Sent: Monday, October 8, 2007 11:42:21 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CoLoCo] internet TV
> > >
> > > Then a myth box should be fair use to if it does the same thing - i.e.
> > > record off air broadcasts or cable broadcasts. In fact, it's really
> > > just a DIY tivo. I guess the legality questions come in to play with
> > > internet "broadcasts".
> > >
> > > On 10/8/07, Paul Schwartz <pmjs1115 at yahoo.com > wrote:
> > > > No. the VCR was determined to be fair use by the Supreme Court.
> > > >
> > > > Paul
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message ----
> > > > From: Jim Hutchinson < jim at ubuntu-rocks.org>
> > > > To: Ubuntu Colorado Local Community Team
> <ubuntu-us-co at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > > > Sent: Monday, October 8, 2007 11:12:25 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: [CoLoCo] internet TV
> > > >
> > > > I haven't played with it yet but isn't mythbuntu supposed to address a
> > > > lot of this? My may still need to pay for cable or something. I really
> > > > don't know. Unless you want actual cable shows, most or all of the
> > > > network shows are available off air. With an antenna and a tuner card
> > > > you could probably get mythbuntu to record everything you want. Should
> > > > be legal too since it's no different than recording to a VHS (or was
> > > > that technically illegal too?).
> > > >
> > > > Jim
> > > >
> > > > On 10/8/07, phillip tribble < phillip.tribble at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 10/8/07, Neal McBurnett <neal at bcn.boulder.co.us> wrote:
> > > > > > On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 09:52:19AM -0600, phillip tribble wrote:
> > > > > > > I can play those file no problem. I would like to get rid of
> cable TV
> > > > > and go
> > > > > > > online from my TV to download tv shows / news without a
> computer. The
> > > > > OSD lets
> > > > > > > you view youtube. I would like that functionality for regular tv
> shows
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Internet TV is a nebulous marketing term.  We need to know exactly
> > > > > > which services you want to use.  Different ones put different
> > > > > > roadblocks in the way.  Knowing which ones others like which work
> on
> > > > > > linux lets us swing the tide towards more open access.
> > > > > > -Neal
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > On 10/8/07, Dave Vanderploeg < dave.vanderploeg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >     What exactly are you trying to watch? According to their
> wiki you
> > > > > should be
> > > > > > >     able to play AVI, MPG and MOV files
> > > > > http://wiki.neurostechnology.com/
> > > > > > >     index.php/OSD_Player_Testing
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >     On 10/8/07, phillip tribble < phillip.tribble at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >         After spending hours researching how to get internet tv
> (movies)
> > > > >  to be
> > > > > > >         viewable on mytelevision (legally ofcourse), I could not
> find
> > > > > anything.
> > > > > > >         I currently have the Neuros OSD( www.neurosaudio.com )
> and can
> > > > > only
> > > > > > >         watch YouTube on my television. Does anyone have a
> solution or
> > > > > idea to
> > > > > > >         replace comcast and watch internet media on a TV?
> > > > > > >
> > > > >          OK. For example: I want to watch a new episode of heroes on
> my TV.
> > > > > I want a device (or method) to let me view it on my TV without using
> a
> > > > > computer. I would like to watch regular TV shows over my Internet
> > > > > connection. imagine going to http://wwitv.com/portal.htm and being
> able to
> > > > > watch the content on a tv rather than a pc.
> > > > >
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