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The MythTV Trap: PVR Overload…

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MythTV Main Menu

Having screwed up my courage and built my Linux box, I was ready to install MythTV. For those of you unfamiliar with MythTV, it’s a free, open-source PVR software solution which, besides allowing you to record shows (and automatically skip commercials, transcode to other formats, etc) features a web browser, weather reports, a photo viewer, DVD player, RSS reader, music player, internet phone, Netflix subscription manager, movie times listings and more, all in one package. It also allows you to access your system from any internet connection, should you wish, and schedule recordings, etc. remotely. It’s like Tivo, without the subscription fees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by westcoastsuccess

April 16, 2008 at 9:15 pm

Posted in Technology, Ubuntu/Linux

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