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I have a wii console plugged to a TV card on my PC, and connected to a monitor, I would like to have that computer with a small operating system (maybe ubuntu-server with the minimum available GUI, and with access to the TV card).

The only problem is that, for the moment, the solution that I have found makes me use a Windows XP with DScaler, and I wanted something lighter, can you help me?

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Answers to previous questions related to TV Tuners, may be also helpful for you:

How to scan for analog cable channels on a DVB-T USB tuner?

Can anybody help me to make Kworld UB445-Q TV tuner work?

Take a look at these, TvTime and MeTV are working pretty fine in the majority of the distros, even the lightweight.

TV Time is my favorite, and I am currently using it, which features smart image resizing, full screen in several formats (PAL, NTSC, Widescreen, 4:3, etc.). I can't say for MeTV but I am sure it has its own features.

Good luck!

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Me TV (available in software center)

Me TV is a digital television viewer for GNOME.

Me TV was developed for the modern digital lounge room with a PC for a media centre that is capable of normal PC tasks (web surfing, word processing and watching TV).

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I don't know much about Me TV or the Wii, but does Me TV work for analog TV? Or does the Wii have a digital output (DVB or ATSC)? –  elmicha May 14 '11 at 11:33
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