[GRLUG] NOT Linux
bob.kline at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 15:29:50 EDT 2007
Sounds like Myth has arrived.
What tuner card are you running?
Sans display, and idea off hand
what you setup set you back?
On Oct 30, 2007 3:20 PM, Josh Gant <joshgant at gmail.com> wrote:
> All, (Hi - I'm new to the list)
> I thought I'd mention another option. I was a long time MythTV user and
> I've switched over to just running Ubuntu on a PC connected to my 46"
> display. I use a RF keyboard/mouse. I use Ted and Ktorrent to download TV
> episodes and I like it quite a lot. Ted is a java applet that searches the
> torrent sites for TV shows and keeps track of what episodes it has
> downloaded. I prefer it over the MythTv option because I can watch TV shows
> plus I have a full desktop in the living room.
> - Josh
> On 10/30/07, Bob Kline <bob.kline at gmail.com > wrote:
> > Not Linux, but since one option is
> > Myth, Linux related. Linux application
> > anyway.
> > My Panasonic DVD-RAM unit went dark
> > and died yesterday. Suiting my needs for
> > recording programs, and then removing
> > the 12 to 15 minutes of ads from each 30
> > minutes of programming, I first thought
> > of simply replacing it.
> > But not so simple. A look around shows
> > that Panasonic and its partners that
> > spearhead the DVD-RAM approach have
> > apparently abandoned the business. One
> > sees ads for "refurbished" units, which
> > can be OK, but I'd rather get something
> > new.
> > Anyone have any suggestions for a stand
> > alone unit that might make a good
> > replacement? I suspect many units that
> > record DVD +/- RW would suffice. But
> > the units take a beating when used in the
> > way I described, and some will probably
> > last longer than others.
> > A unit with a hard drive is an option too,
> > but not one that has a monthly fee.
> > -Bob
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