Television -- TV -- Satellite TV -- Dish Network

Justin Gruenberg justin.gruenberg at
Thu Mar 13 16:18:15 UTC 2008

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 12:00 PM, Pete Clapham
<peteclapham at> wrote:
> Hi, all --
>  I want to use a Ubuntu box as a DVR for Dish Network.  Does anybody know
>  how to do this?  I don't mind paying their $5 per month for a DVR fee,
>  but I would like (ideally) to build an HD receiver with a really big
>  hard drive.  Alternatively, does anybody know how to use an Ubuntu box
>  to transport HD TV from one receiver to a television in another location?
>  Thanks for your help!
>  cheers,
>  pete

Check out the MythTV project.  This might take a bit of work on your
part to get things working the way you want them to.

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