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Kaffeine on the other hand is a self-contained application. It has the ability to watch digital TV independent from VDR.
 
Kaffeine on the other hand is a self-contained application. It has the ability to watch digital TV independent from VDR.
  
==常见问题==
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==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|VDRAdmin]] are not (fully) working then.
 
* 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|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.
 
* 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.

Latest revision as of 00:23, 13 December 2007

Description

All TV application here, besides Kaffeine, are using /dev/video, so a FF DVB card [1] is needed. They are useful to watch TV with VDR on your computer monitor, a TV is not necessary.

Kaffeine on the other 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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