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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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Which DVB-S satellite receivers work with Ubuntu?

I would like to connect my satellite dish to my laptop. Can anybody recommend a USB DVB-S receiver that works well with Ubuntu?
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How do I install a cx8800 TV tuner's firmware?

The cx8800 TV tuner is supported in the kernel but when computer starts it says that firmware is not found. There is an unofficial firmware that can be downloaded and copied into /lib/firmware to make ...
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How to make the TV tuner in the Dell Mini 1010 work?

I need some help in fixing up the TV tuner in my Dell Mini 10.10 in Ubuntu. It worked in Windows with Dell's default Dell Digital TV. I've tried using Kaffeine but that didn't work.
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000. In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What should I do? Does the model I ...
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Television on Linux with TV-Tuner? How can I find a way to use it?

I would like to watch television with my TV-Tuner. All I want is someone give me some steps to follow so I can find a driver. I am searching for several months but nothing. Also which application ...
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What is similar to nextpvr

My dad wants to use Linux. I'll put him on a lightweight version because he wants to use it as Minecraft sever. He uses a PVR he got where he plugs his local antenna to his computer by using WinTV HVR ...
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How To Record Compressed Video From TV Tuner Using VLC

UPDATE: The previous title for this question was "How To Specify Bitrate, Codec and Demultiplexing for VLC Video Capture or Recording." I capture video from old TV tuner card - Pinnacle PCTV - using ...
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Recommendation on buying an USB TV tuner (analog OR hybrid) that will work?

It seems that most PCI TV tuner cards do have some support for Linux. I'm not sure though about the USB ones (analog OR hybrid). Do you have any experience that you could share regarding USB TV ...
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Phillips SAA7139 TV tuner card not working [closed]

When I had windows 7 installed on my computer, My TV tuner card used to work fine after installing the drivers but on Ubuntu it is not working. I have tried several Softwares to get it working but ...
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How to make my DVB-T/FM Tuner work ?

I just purchased a DVB-T/FM Tuner card "AverMedia H830 Hybrid USB" by Avermedia (07ca:0830). Apparently I don't have any DVB-T signal where I live (Or I just can't figure out how to use this 'femon' ...
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How would I go about installing an AverTV Hybrid Volar HX?

How can I install the driver to get my AverTV Hybrid Volar HX working on brand new Ubuntu 11.10 computer? I'am a newby in linux world but Ubuntu looks great. Please give me a hand!
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How to make an Avermedia AverTV Volar Green HD work?

How can I get a driver to make my Avermedia AverTV Volar Green HD work ? Now solved. See below: solution for latest Ubuntu releases (14.04, 13.10) solution for older Ubuntu release (12.04) to ...
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Firmware issues with HVR-950Q

I am trying to install Hauppauge TV Tuner HVR-950Q on a system with Quantal 12.10. I bought one of these cards about a year ago and it worked great. I'm trying to install a 2nd tuner now and I can't ...
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PCI Passthrough on KVM

I am running KVM on Ubuntu 11.10 on an Intel-based machine, with G33 chipset and Q6600 processor (Supports VT-d). I am having problems when I want to add my PCI TV Card to my virtual machine. I get ...
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How to use Zebronics TV Tuner in Ubuntu

I have recently installed Ubuntu. How can I use my TV tuner to watch cable tv? The TV tuner model number is Zebronics TU1000. There is a driver cd for this which works on Windows 7. Can I use this cd ...
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Can I share a TV card?

My environment: 2 PCs, a desktop and a laptop, both on Oneiric they are connected together by ethernet wire nfs-common is installed and configured: the desktop is the server a TV tuner card is ...
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How do you setup the driver for a Philips based TV capture card?

I have a TV card that I have not managed to install with Ubuntu 10.10 i386. I have tried various topics in various forums and I could not install it. I hope you can help me to install it thank you. ...
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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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Kaffeine - channel scanning help

I'm trying to get Kaffeine to do a channel scan and am getting the "No available device found" alert. I previously did have Kaffeine working nicely (using this setup: How to make an Avermedia AverTV ...
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Tuning in Satellite Channels on Mythbuntu

I have recently set up a Mythtv system using Mythbuntu. It receives Satellite via a WinTV Nova S2-HD Card which I connected to my Satellite pointing at Astra 28.2E. I have set up the card in MythTV, ...
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Setting up TV cards and importing channels in MythTV

I've been trying to setup any one of my 3 TV cards with Mythbuntu for the past two days and I really could do with some help.... I'm also a complete noob when it comes to Ubuntu/Linux. What I have: ...
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iBall clarotv model T18 USB TV/FM tuner stick on Ubuntu 13.10

My Ubuntu version: 13.10, Linux image: 3.12.0-7 Recently, I got a USB TV/FM tuner stick. It is working on windows 7, But I need it in my Ubuntu, I tried most of the ways found on the web & ...
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How do you get yuan usb dvb-t tuner to work in ubuntu?

The key problem I am having is that there appears to be no information on this specific tuner available. It is a usb dvb-t/atsc tuner, and that is all the information I could find, excluding that it ...
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Philips Semiconductors SAA7160 tv tuner driver installation help

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 ...
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Philips Semiconductor SAA7130 Video Linux Driver

I use Ubuntu 11.10. I need my Tv Tuner card functioning. Using lspci -vnn I figured out that the chip is: 01:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7130 Video Broadcast Decoder ...
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How to set up my Gigabyte GT-E8000 TV card to work? [closed]

I have a Gigabyte GT-E8000 hybrid HD TV-tuner in my system. I wonder if I could make it work, tried several softwares, but no luck at all. I usually watch analogue broadcast (through cable-TV) and ...
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Philips saa7134 tv tuner card not working [closed]

When i run tvtime,it gives me the following output in terminal: Running tvtime 1.0.2. Reading configuration from /etc/tvtime/tvtime.xml Reading configuration from /home/md/.tvtime/tvtime.xml ...
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TV program like DSCaler?

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, ...
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Disable TV tuner at boot [closed]

I have a TV tuner card (Leadtek Winfast TV2000 Global). It isn't fully supported by Ubuntu (and Linux kernel). It isn't a problem, because my dad only use it in Windows. But I've got an error message ...
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Which 1seg TV tuner is supported? (mobile ISDB-T)

The 1seg protocol allows Japanese and Brazilian cellphones to show television. There are many USB-stick 1seg tuners for sale, to watch TV on PC. Is any of them usable with Ubuntu?
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How to install a USB TV tuner?

I have a USB TV tuner from here. It works fine with Windows, but Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't seem to recognise it... When typing lsusb in the terminal I'm getting the following output: Bus 002 Device ...
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How do I get Mythbuntu to detect my satellite box?

Background: I have a TechniSat SkyStar USB HD DVB-S2 Digital Satellite USB Box, a fresh install of Mythbuntu 12.04, and I would like Myth to use the satellite box. My immediate problem is that the ...
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Any software to run Tv tuner USB in Ubuntu 12.04..? If anyone know about it then please suggest me [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What software is available to use TV tuner card? I have use Intex TV Tuner USB. I want software to use it on Ubuntu 12.04 .Can anyone know about it? Please suggest me.
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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 tuner firmware to work in 12.04 Mythubuntu?

I have a HTPC running 10.10 and am trying to get the firmware. I have tried the downloads from www.kernellabs.com and instructions from http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-2200 for ...
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How do I get a UDTT704D USB tv tuner working?

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. ...
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How to make Phillips SAA713x TV tuner card work?

I'm new to Ubuntu and have installed Ubuntu 10.10. I have a Phillips SAA713x PCI TV tuner card. Please help me to get it to work in Ubuntu. I dont know any Linux commands. The output of lspci is ...
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Why no alsa device for usb soundcard for vlc to use?

I have 14.04 nicely installed and running on an old mac mini. I want to wireless stream video around my home with a Kworld DVD Maker 2 USB video capture card and VLC, like I did nicely for years ...
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saa7134 on Ubuntu GNOME

I'm having a problem with my tv card Compro Videomate TV/PVR. I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and I can't see the tv. I've always had problems with this tv card altough trying I used to be able to make ...
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How to use TV-tuner?

I have a TV-tuner of Zebronics Model No. ZEB-TU 1000.I want to use it for analog tv.In its packet it has only Windows support. When typing lsusb I can only find Bus 002 Device 005: ID 1b71:0042. What ...
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Way To Resolve Problem With GADMEI TV Tuner

I am having a Gadmei UTV382e USB TV tuner. In Sri Lanka. mostly used TV tuner is Gadmei. Other brands are rarely found. In this TV tuner chip, there isn't a driver for Linux. Can it be driven from a ...
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How do I get a Blackgold TV tuner working?

I've bought a duel pci-e Freeview Blackgold TV tuner in the past, and have been unable to get it working under Linux. They have released the Source Code. How do I get this integrated into the Ubuntu ...
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Does Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900 (r2) [USB ID 2040:6502] work with ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have this DVB+Analog usb tv tuner Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900 (r2) [USB ID 2040:6502]. This used to work under ubuntu 10.04 LTS. But in 12.04 there seems to be a problem. I have linux-firmware-nonfree ...
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How do I get a SAA7231 TV Tuner card working?

I have recently bought a new pc and installed Ubuntu (as you do) all works well but my tv tuner isn't being detected. The model is a SAA7231, can someone please help me install it. What steps do I ...
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Can anybody help me to make Kworld UB445-Q TV tuner work?

Can anybody help me to make Kworld UB445-Q TV tuner work in Ubuntu? Product page: http://us.kworld-global.com/main/prod_in.aspx?mnuid=1306&modid=10&pcid=71&ifid=17&prodid=848 lsusb ...
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How to scan for analog cable channels on a DVB-T USB tuner?

I have bought AVer Media TV tuner H83 (aka AVerTV Volar Video Capture USB H830D) The DVB-T function works perfectly after the driver is installed, and can be viewed and scanned with me-tv, kaffine, ...
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Is this PCI analog TV card compatible with Ubuntu/Mythbuntu, KW-PC134-A?

Ask this question to the sellers directly in my country is a waste of time. Will this card work with Ubuntu? (assume 13.XX/14.XX)
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changing device with v4l2-ctl is not working

I have a WinTV HVR 1900 TV tuner runnning on Ubuntu 13.10, from which I would like to capture S-VIDEO input. The device is supported, based on LinuxTV. As is written here, it seems that that kind of ...
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How to install the Ceton Infiniti PCIe digital cable tuner card?

Can someone give instructions "for dummies" on installing the Ceton Infiniti PCIe digital cable tuner card in Ubuntu 12.04?
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USB camera /dev/video0 and TV card /dev/video1 are mixing

Sometimes when I start the system my web camera is set on /dev/video0, and sometimes it's on /dev/video1 and the TVtuner is on /dev/video0. I'd like to set it consistently, that one device is always ...