[Chugalug] How does fair as a linux box?

Phil Sieg phil.sieg at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 15:25:28 UTC 2013


+2 to what Jason said.

I gave up on DVR'ing 5 years ago and switched to Torrents... er I mean sharing... Doh! I mean watching Re-Runs.

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On Feb 14, 2013, at 10:13 AM, Jason Brown <lists at masterforge.com> wrote:

> In short: you don't.  CableCARD is a dead tech that cable and tv companies never adopted, mostly due to pressure from the content providers to NEVER allow any recording of HD content onto consumer devices.
> 
> Short of hacking the system, I have not found any way to record HD content from local cable companies at a reasonable price without just using their DVR. Which is too bad because everyone's DVR is far far inferior to MythTV.
> 
> --Jason
> 
> On 02/14/2013 09:58 AM, Rod-Lists wrote:
>> Looking at getting a Hauppauge WinTV-DCR-2650 CableCARD.
>> So where does one get the cable card? EPB doesn't rent them.
>> Or should I just get a usb coaxial unit from haupage since silver level is unencrypted?
>> 
>> 
>> ----- Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>> Sounds like you should avoid the plus version tho.
>>> Zotac's Zbox ID42 Plus nettop reviewed
>>> http://techreport.com/review/24298/zotac-zbox-id42-plus-nettop-reviewed
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