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Transferring .wtv files from Windows 8 Pro Media Center to OS X

Does anyone have a good way to do this using only OS X tools? That is, I have a Windows 8 Pro box that has 1 job and 1 job only, record TV shows from it's cableCARD onto its hard drive. The mac can ...
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Problems in Mythbuntu 12/HDHomerun Prime setup

Introduction I am newbie when it comes to PVR setup. I have messed around with tvheadend in openelec, but since it seems unable to handle an HDHomerun Prime with a cable card from Comcast (It only ...
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Can I run mythbackend on Raspberry Pi?

Is the Raspberry Pi Model B (the one with 512MB RAM) powerful enough to run a mythtv backend (along with some USB or network storage, of course)? Can it record TV, and can I stream 1080p video from ...
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MythTV: SSD recording - HDD storage

Does anyone know if it's possible to configure MythTV to store on a local SSD while recording, but on a HDD (alt. locally mounted network disk) after the recording has finished? (I'm using MythTV ...
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How to burn DVB subtitles into a video file for PS3?

I have recorded some TV programs using MythTV that contain DVB(-C) subtitles. I would like to play them on my PS3 with subtitles enabled. The playback on my PS3 works just fine, except that I can't ...
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Is an Intel Atom D525 suitable to run MythTV [closed]

I have an oldish netbook with an Atom N450 (1.6GHz, 512KB cache) - I've been using it to experiment with MythTV, but it seems really slow, even just to work through the menus! Seconds, sometimes 10 or ...
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(Mythbuntu) After upgrading to XBMC 11, Mythbox now says “cannot import name decodeLongLong”?

The vital stats: Mythbuntu 10.10 (maverick) XBMC 11 -- from team-xbmc maverick ppa Mythtv 0.23.1+fix (the standard version for mythbuntu 10.10) Mythbox version 1.1.0 OK, so, I was happily going ...
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How to choose a media center remote with mouse pad to control my pc for Windows/Linux?

My goal is to make my windows 7 mce htpc to use linux instead, I would like to use Mythtv and Xbmc to use my tv tuner and others sources. (tube sites, tv channels sites and others ...)
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Is there such thing as an off-the-shelf DVR without a monthly subscription?

Well, that's pretty much it. What are my options? I don't mean for anyone to outline the steps for building a DVR. I just want to be pointed in the right direction. Let me outline what I think my ...
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MythTV hardware recommendations [closed]

I'm considering setting up a MythTV DVR using an old box I've got kicking around, and I'm wondering if it's up to the task. It's an old Dell Precision 330, 1.4GHz P4, 400MHz FSB with a 300GB IDE HD ...
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MythTV audio/video out of sync (audio ahead ~500ms) since upgrade to lucid

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid, and mythtv now has an audio/video sync issue. Specifically, the audio is consistently about half a second ahead of the video. This is a playback issue, rather ...
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Is there a plugin etc for Firefox that tracks network activity?

I want to be able to use the ABC (Australia) iView page on my mythtv box but without having to use a mouse. And as it's all flash based I'm trying to reverse engineer it to work out where the media ...
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Choosing the right TV tuner - USB or PCI TV tuners, hardware/software, DVB? Hybrid/combo/analog?

Greetings, I'll start with some background information so you know what I'm trying to accomplish and then get to my question. I work at a Television station in the US and we are working on setting up ...
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Cheap dvr media server

I would like to build a new computer to be used as a DVR and media server. I am thinking of using mythtv as the DVR software, but short of that decision I am completely open to suggestions. ...
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Remote control for mythtv?

Can anybody reccommend a good remote control to buy to use with mythtv?
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Recommendations for a really good DVB-T card for linux [closed]

I am so fed up with my Sony HDR that is already obsolete. As I am a linux geek, I have been thinking on building my own media central. Reading various hardware support list gives some information ...
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Using MythTV to Stream Satellite Signal to multiple users

I'm planning on setting up a small media center to achieve the following: I have multiple users who want to watch satellite channels I want them to be able to change the channel remotely I'm ...
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How do I make MythTV remember its audio settings?

I'm running MythTV on Ubuntu 9.10 and I'm having problems with audio settings. I have one combined backend/frontend and two other frontends. One of the frontends has two audio outputs: the one built ...
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Configure TV Capture card to not use external audio jack for TV audio output

I had this working with MythTV on Ubuntu 9.1. Then a power surge killed the motherboard. After replacing the motherboard, ram and cpu, the card does not produce any audio except through the output ...
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Is it possible to transcode MythTV recordings on a separate machine?

I've been running MythTV for several months now, ever since my venerable DirecTV TiVO died a grisly death earlier this year. So far I'm loving it. It's reliable, stable, and records good quality ...
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Is it possible to add MythTV support to an Apple TV? (yes, I have hacked the Apple TV)

I just set up a MythTV backend to replace my dying DirecTV DVR. The Myth box is headless and so I am dependent on separate frontend boxes to actually watch my recorded shows. I found a great MythTV ...
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MythBuntu installs but doesn't install grub correctly

I've installed Mythbuntu on my computer but it won't boot anymore, the only thing it does is write: Grub stage 1.5 Error 15 file not found... When I load it with a live-cd and search, ...
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Mythtv user jobs prior to commercial flagging jobs?

I would like my Mythtv user jobs to execute prior to commercial flagging jobs. Is there a setting for this? Background: I have a user job that sends a dent to my Identi.ca account when a recording ...
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Will new Acer Revo (with Atom 330) be fast enough to be MythTV client/server?

As a geek I really like Atom CPUs but can't find a reason to buy one yet :( Although I was thinking about making my own DVR with NAS and media center functionality. Unfortunately, even today's Acer ...
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Is there anything other than MythTV that lets me time stretch video? [closed]

With MythTV there is a setting so you can watch a recording up 1.5 times the normal rate. It also adjusts the audio so everyone doesn't sound like Mickey Mouse (lowers the playback pitch). Is there ...
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Idiots Guide to Setting Up Myth TV?

I want to build a MythTV back end. I don't want to compile things if I can help it, and I'd like to know what hardware will work with the cable system in the US. Are there any guides to building a ...
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Watching MythTV on windows

I've got a MythTV backend running happily on a headless linux server, and I can control it via mythweb, including downloading and watching recorded programs in windows. My next step is to watch live ...