MythTV is a Free Open Source software digital video recorder (DVR).

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MythTV gives an error when selecting “Watch TV”

I've set up MythTV for watching TV. I've configured the back end. I have a TV tuner, and a table of frequencies. But when you start the front end and make the transition to the item "Watch TV", it ...
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MythTV GUI problems

I'm using MythTV to watch TV on my ubuntu computer and I'm having a problem with the resolution. It seems that the GUI resolution is matched with the channel resolution, so If I'm watching a HD ...
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Does the TV Tuner Terratec T1 work well?

I'm planning to buy Terratec T1 TV tuner and i'd like to know if it works on ubuntu "out-of-the-box" meaning that there is no need to recompile kernel or doing advanced installatons. Has any1 tested ...
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Ubuntu as DVR, if the TV is off on boot, nothing will display when I turn the TV on. Suggestions?

I'm running 10.04 and mythtv as a home DVR. It's working beautifully, except for one thing. In order to save on energy usage I have the computer shut down if it's going to be idle for more than 15 ...
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What software is available to use TV tuner card?

I am looking for software programs to use my TV Tuner card in Ubuntu. I have mythTV installed and use it quite a bit. But I am looking for a program that can tune my tuner card in just a window, not ...
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Send OSD notification messages to all systems on a network

What I'm trying to do is send caller ID (CID) information from a system running Asterisk+FreePBX to all (3) MythTV frontend systems on my network. I'd like the CID information to pop-up over top of ...
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What is needed to use Ubuntu as a TV

I wish to occasionally use my ubuntu computer as a television. I am in the US and would like to watch over the air (HD)TV shows. The ideal situation would be the TV show in one window with some ...
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Is there a working uPnP client/server combo?

I have videos stored on one machine; I'd like to watch them on another machine. Both are running Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit. So far I've tried MediaTomb, MythTV, and python-coherence. None of the clients ...