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Please could anyone recommend usb or cardbus tv card

 
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donaldd



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 7:49 am    Post subject: Please could anyone recommend usb or cardbus tv card Reply with quote

I'm struggling to find a usb or cardbus tv card that works with linux, appreciate if anyone could recommend one for me
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patwack



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 6:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have a freecom dvb-t usb stick, works flawlessly in ubuntu. I got mine for around 25, great value
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Which modules does it use? The output from
Code:
lsmod | grep dvb

should show it.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2006 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

be careful, there are more than one version of this stick.
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donaldd



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 7:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please could you tell me which model you are using as there are different versions.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 8:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Unfortunately, they are not different models, but different chipset versions, and there is no information on the unit about it.
these links have some info

http://pvrweb.com/bbs-old/viewtopic.php?p=168350
http://www.linuxtv.org/repo/
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2006 8:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

also here, for info about suse
http://www.acaciaclose.co.uk/16253/index.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id*val*
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use the Hauppagge Nova-T (digital) card now for 2 yrs in many distros with no problems at all.
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