Category Archives: htpc

Virtual Machine on Mythbuntu

I have a Linux box running the excellent Mythbuntu (Ubuntu-based) distribution, headless (that is, without a monitor). Quite a lot of the time it’s sat around doing nothing (and even during recording or playback the CPU is idle). For some … Continue reading

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MythTV Transcoding (5): HTML5 Playback in MythWeb

I’m doing a series of posts here on automated transcoding of recordings in MythTV. The idea is to explain the basics, then evolve the design to end up with recordings suitable for playback on the iPad, which is a little … Continue reading

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Painless MythTV Channel Configuration

MythTV – a brilliant homebrew digital video recorder system. Killer features include being able to play content over the LAN at home, scheduling recordings via the web, and generally poke it to integrate with all kinds of devices (e.g. see … Continue reading

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Persistent DVB tuner device names

I’m a user of the excellent MythTV PVR software, and in my system are two tuners: one digital terrestrial and one digital satellite. A problem I had for some time was that their device names under linux were not the … Continue reading

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