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I am a new Linux user. I have an UDTT704D USB TV tuner but I can't watch TV on my Ubuntu install. I have tried several different viewers like Kaffeine and MythTV but they don't identify my tuner. lsusb says the tuner is connected. What should I do if I want to use my tuner card in Ubuntu?

Thanks in advance.

  • OS: Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit
  • Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic
  • GNOME: 3.2.1
  • Output of lsusb:

    Bus 001 Device 002: ID 13d3:3213 IMC Networks DTV-DVB UDTT704D - DVBT/NTSC/PAL Driver (PCM4)
    
  • Output of hwinfo --usb --short:

    unknown: DVB 704DTVBꀀX
    
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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Jorge Castro Dec 17 '11 at 17:04
    
Hello! Ubuntu 11.10 Kernel: Linux 3.0.0-14-generic GNOME 3.2.1 lsusb: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 13d3:3213 IMC Networks DTV-DVB UDTT704D - DVBT/NTSC/PAL Driver (PCM4) hwinfo --usb --short: unknown: DVB 704DTVBꀀX –  nyas Dec 18 '11 at 5:54
    
Im afraid I cant use this tuner in Ubuntu. Am I right? –  nyas Dec 18 '11 at 6:02

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http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page is the authoritative resource for TV on Linux.

See if you can spot your device being supported at http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hardware_Device_Information

If not then I'm afraid it's game over unless you can find someone to write you a driver (not trivial) :)

My initial quick scan of that site and the general Internet suggests no, it's not supported.

(I realise it's not optimal to just link to answers but copying a Wiki into Ask Ubuntu isn't a productive use of time either) ;)

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