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First of all new to Linux. Ive been trying to install the driver for my tvtuner on my dv6 intel/nvidia setup Everytime i try to install the driver I get access denied. So im stumped? Now heres some detail of the driver:

Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7160 (rev 03)
Subsystem: Avermedia Technologies Inc Device 0a55
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 11
Memory at da100000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Capabilities: <access denied>

Also ive downloaded the linux firmware nonfree driver from software centre. Put them into lib/firmware folder. I'm getting quite confused about the command line that i need to get the driver working. Ive learnt alot about linux trying to get this working so it has been a good expirience. I am however stuck here now so even if someone says start looking here thats would help. I did look trhough the tvtuner wiki for linux and theres nothing there for this tuner.

Heres a joke while I wait for an answer... An Android tablet went up to a Linux pc and said, 'Whats a tablet gotta do to get a ROOT around here!'

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