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==Description==
==Description==
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All TV application here, despite KaxTV, are using '''/dev/video''', so a FF DVB card is needed. They are useful to look TV with VDR on your computer monitor, a TV is not necessary.
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All TV application here, despite Kaffeine, are using '''/dev/video''', so a FF DVB card is needed. They are useful to look TV with VDR on your computer monitor, a TV is not necessary.
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KaxTV on the hand is a self-contained application. It has the ability to watch digital TV independent from VDR.
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Kaffeine on the hand is a self-contained application. It has the ability to watch digital TV independent from VDR.
==Common problems==
==Common problems==
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* [[linuxtv:LinuxTV dvb-apps|DVB apps]]
* [[linuxtv:LinuxTV dvb-apps|DVB apps]]
* [[linuxtv:Kvdr|Kvdr]]
* [[linuxtv:Kvdr|Kvdr]]
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* [[linuxtv:KaxTV|KaxTV]]
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* [[linuxtv:Kaffeine|Kaffeine]]
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[[de:TV Anwendungen]]
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Revision as of 08:11, 28 November 2005

Description

All TV application here, despite Kaffeine, are using /dev/video, so a FF DVB card is needed. They are useful to look TV with VDR on your computer monitor, a TV is not necessary.

Kaffeine on the hand is a self-contained application. It has the ability to watch digital TV independent from VDR.

Common problems

  • As these applications are permanently accessing the video device /dev/video it is locked for other application. Other programs like the screenshot-plugin or VDRAdmin are not (fully) working then.
  • One should pay attention that the right video device is used for access (e.g. /dev/video0, /dev/video1, ...), as often webcams and analog TV card are initialised before the DVB card.

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