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set for television viewing tvtime, set up the remote, everything works fine.

But I would like to set up an opportunity to put on pause live TV and that you could record video, is there a function in tvtime or may be it needs to install another program?

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From http://tvtime.sourceforge.net/help.html#recording:

tvtime does not support recording or playback of recorded streams

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i would suggest you to try kaffeine.

sudo apt-get install kaffeine

Should be able to do what you are searching for.

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If you are looking for more DVR like capability, check out MythTV. It might be overkill, but it might give you something you didn't know you even wanted.

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I agree this might be overkill for the situation you're talking about but it is a massively flexible piece of software and will certainly do what you're asking. –  Col Jun 17 '11 at 18:12

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