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I have only one question, can I use a DVB-t tunner there? I have a DVB- t tunner Evolve and I would like to use it in the Ubuntu system.

  • My questions are : Is it possible?
  • Is there any driver for it?
  • Can you plese help me with that?
  • Which program I have to use to use it?

Because I have to have a dual boot system with Windows only because of this in case of your help.

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Yes, this is possible, with kernel > 3.3 ( kernel 3.5 is currently available in backport package linux-generic-lts-quantal ): see http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/ITE_IT9135. In short: you need to download the firmware from http://www.ite.com.tw/uploads/firmware/v3.6.0.0/dvb-usb-it9135.zip, unzip, and then

dd if=dvb-usb-it9135.fw ibs=1 skip=64 count=8128 of=dvb-usb-it9135-01.fw
dd if=dvb-usb-it9135.fw ibs=1 skip=12866 count=5817 of=dvb-usb-it9135-02.fw

Copy the two resulting .fw files to /lib/firmware ; replug device. You should see /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0 show up (along with messages in dmesg); then just fire up Kaffeine and it will work (or whatever app you use to watch TV on your computer).

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You can try this...

I found a blog and the tittle is "Installing the USB tuner DVB-T Evolve Mars in Linux"
The blog is not an English,but you can translate it to the English language with Google Translate.

Perhaps you can try to follow the blog's steps,and for the test you can try this in a Virtual Machine (VirtualBox)"just for security".
I recommend you to "copy" the commands from the original blog and not for the translated one, because the commands are changed. (I guess for the google translate tool).

So, in my opinion you can use the translated blog to understand and for copy command use the orginal and see if it works.

Hope this will helpful.

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