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* setups for [[budget]] cards (DVB cards without hardware decoders) -- see here for USB DVB adapters
 
* setups for [[budget]] cards (DVB cards without hardware decoders) -- see here for USB DVB adapters
 
* setups for analog TV cards (hey, shouldn't that sort of stuff rather be in the [http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/ video4linux wiki]?
 
* setups for analog TV cards (hey, shouldn't that sort of stuff rather be in the [http://linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/ video4linux wiki]?
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== A sample solution for a system with a budget DVB card ==
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My system is a [[Twinhan DTV Mini Ter]] on a cheap HP Pentium 4 1.2GHz. The graphic card is only an on-board Intel 82810E with shared memory, so nothing fancy.
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After installing the card drivers, I tried several solutions. I didn't get the [[VDR Software Decoder Plugin]] working so I tried [[xine]] -- which worked on the first trial and provides much functionality (for watching) on an easy and intuitive interface.
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== A sample solution for a system with a full-featured card ==
 
== A sample solution for a system with a full-featured card ==
 
''write it down if you have one -- I can't do it cause I haven't''
 
''write it down if you have one -- I can't do it cause I haven't''
   
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(The budget setup above of course also works for FF cards.)
 
== A sample solution for a system with a budget DVB card ==
 
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Revision as of 18:47, 29 April 2006

This page lists example software configurations that you might find helpful as a suggestion of what you can do with your system.

For a complete list of programs, see the commented software list page --- here, you'll find solutions, not just simple programs. For testing purposed or small systems, have a look at the First steps with a budget DVB card.

In order to be most useful for the reader, this page is diveded into three sections:

  • setups for full featured cards (DVB cards with hardware decoders)
  • setups for budget cards (DVB cards without hardware decoders) -- see here for USB DVB adapters
  • setups for analog TV cards (hey, shouldn't that sort of stuff rather be in the video4linux wiki?


A sample solution for a system with a budget DVB card

My system is a Twinhan DTV Mini Ter on a cheap HP Pentium 4 1.2GHz. The graphic card is only an on-board Intel 82810E with shared memory, so nothing fancy.

After installing the card drivers, I tried several solutions. I didn't get the VDR Software Decoder Plugin working so I tried xine -- which worked on the first trial and provides much functionality (for watching) on an easy and intuitive interface.


A sample solution for a system with a full-featured card

write it down if you have one -- I can't do it cause I haven't

(The budget setup above of course also works for FF cards.)


A sample solution for a system with an analog card

write it down if you have one -- I can't do it cause I haven't


See also