Practical MythTV: Building a PVR and Media Center PC

Practical MythTV: Building a PVR and Media Center PC

Michael Still, Stewart Smith

MythTV is a robust open resource own video recorder (PVR) software that runs on Linux. constructed for numerous years via volunteers, it deals a reliable and extensible platform for automating all the belongings you could count on from a PVR, and lots more and plenty more.

Practical MythTV: development a PVR and Media middle notebook takes a project-based method of enforcing your personal MythTV setup. You get to choose and select the performance you need to set up on your PVR, and may study the main points of every little thing from choosing to complex customization.

You will tips on how to list your favourite tv indicates, shop your DVDs for later playback, create a song library from your CD assortment, or even use your PVR for voiceover IP. Your PVR wouldn't be whole with out a handheld remote control or the power to play again content material to different TVs at your residence. You'll how you can do either one of these items during this ebook. You'll even discover ways to tips on how to make the most of your Xbox as a distant front-end to play again content.

Beyond those fundamentals, you'll study complex strategies like advertisement detection and skipping, auto-expiring content material, developing your individual subject matters for MythTV, and using plug-ins to do such things as show climatic conditions, RSS feeds, and picture slide indicates.

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