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O'Reilly: The State of Home-Brew PVRs on Linux

Nov 19, 2003, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Stump)

[ Thanks to codez for this link. ]

"We've heard rumblings in the community for quite some time about individuals creating homebrew PVRs using Linux. Out of these stories and legends, a few projects have actually developed some rather useful PVR applications. In this article, I'll describe my own experience building my PVR. I'll also outline the various projects that make up the current state of PVR technology on Linux.

"You'll need to consider a few things when building a PVR. The first is the type of case. Since the PVR box will most likely reside in your living room next to your TV, you will want a quiet, good-looking case. Several cases on the market today cater to the home entertainment PC..."

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