Tag Archive: Mythbuntu

Dec 07 2014

Link: Some hints for getting free-to-air satellite channels into the Electronic Program Guide in Kodi (or another frontend)

If you are running a satellite backend system such as TVHeadEnd or MediaPortal (or MythTV, if you are one of the lucky few that can actually get it to work), and you use Kodi or the MythTV frontend, then it is possible to populate the schedule grid with listings from many sources. Note I did …

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Sep 22 2013

Is it possible to create a do-it-yourself substitute for Aereo?

By now you’ve probably heard of a new service called Aereo, which is described by Wikipedia as follows: Aereo is a technology company based in New York City that allows subscribers to view live as well as time-shiftedstreams of over-the-air television on Internet-connected devices.[1] ….. Aereo provides this service by leasing to each user an …

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Dec 28 2012

Installing Ubuntu Linux (or Mythbuntu) in place of OS X on a Mac Mini

All computers have their day in the sun, and then something new comes along that makes them less desirable. I have a Mac Mini that I acquired sometime around the time OS X Leopard came out, probably in 2009. As time went by it became slower and slower and I finally replaced it. However, it …

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