[Chugalug] How does fair as a linux box?

Aaron Welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Thu Feb 14 16:17:07 UTC 2013


Slingbox will do HD.

-AW

On Feb 14, 2013, at 11:08 AM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> Well it looks like I can still get silver level unecoded.
> But your right no HD. I just want a private stream of certain news channel without having to deal with sketchy sites.
> 
> ----- Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +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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