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==Introduction==
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==Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Related Links ==
Many users seem to use their DVB cards for receiving data (internet by satellite), some also for watching and recording TV on their PC. Here are some links (send us more if you have).
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Many users seem to use their DVB cards for receiving data (internet by satellite), some also for watching and recording TV on their PC. Here are some links (send us more if you have):
  
==The Link List==
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'''Internet DVB''' by Andi Ahdin
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*[[InternetDVB]] at linuxtv.org
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*[http://software.prima-info.com/internetdvb.html internet DVB (indonesian page)]
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*[https://wiki.ubuntu.com/InternetDVB InternetDVB at wiki.ubuntu.com]
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*[http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki The VDR wiki]
 
'''Klaus Schmidinger''''s Digital VCR:
 
'''Klaus Schmidinger''''s Digital VCR:
*[ftp://ftp.cadsoft.de/pub/people/kls/vdr VDR download page]
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*[ftp://ftp.tvdr.de/vdr VDR download page]
  
 
'''Ralph and Marcus Metzler''' provide alternative drivers and useful DVB applications on their
 
'''Ralph and Marcus Metzler''' provide alternative drivers and useful DVB applications on their
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**subtitles - adding subtitles in Linux to DVB recordings, create DivX4-mp3 Joliet CD-Rs (Micro-DVDs) with an hour program and very good quality.
 
**subtitles - adding subtitles in Linux to DVB recordings, create DivX4-mp3 Joliet CD-Rs (Micro-DVDs) with an hour program and very good quality.
 
*[http://www.home.zonnet.nl/panteltje/satellite/index.html Satellite Software page by Jan Panteltje]
 
*[http://www.home.zonnet.nl/panteltje/satellite/index.html Satellite Software page by Jan Panteltje]
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'''linuxdvb.tv''' is a collection of useful information, documentation and FAQs about operating a DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) PCI add-on card under Linux by Henning Holtschneider.
 
'''linuxdvb.tv''' is a collection of useful information, documentation and FAQs about operating a DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) PCI add-on card under Linux by Henning Holtschneider.
 
*[http://www.linuxdvb.tv/ The linuxdvb page]
 
*[http://www.linuxdvb.tv/ The linuxdvb page]
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'''Dvbd''' information - describes the usage of dvbd2 and dvbd3 and collects all versions, revisions and patches. Thanks to Andrei Boros.
 
'''Dvbd''' information - describes the usage of dvbd2 and dvbd3 and collects all versions, revisions and patches. Thanks to Andrei Boros.
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/andrei_b/linux/dvbd/dvb-app-dvbd.htm Dvbd page]
 
*[http://members.tripod.com/andrei_b/linux/dvbd/dvb-app-dvbd.htm Dvbd page]
'''Eduard Bloch''' maintains Debian packages related to DVB cards like drivers, dvb-mpegtools and vdr.
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*[http://people.debian.org/~blade/dvb.html Eduard Blochs page]  
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'''The Debian VDR and DVB Packaging Project''' maintains Debian packages related to DVB cards like drivers, dvb-utils, vdr and vdr-addons.
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*[https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-vdr-dvb/ Project page]
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*[http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/pkg-vdr-dvb Subversion repository]
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*[http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=Debian+VDR+Team Overview of packages available in the Debian archive]
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'''Andrei Darahshenka''' wrote a step-by-step installation HOWTO to set up the network interface using dvb-0.9 and linux-2.4.
 
'''Andrei Darahshenka''' wrote a step-by-step installation HOWTO to set up the network interface using dvb-0.9 and linux-2.4.
 
*[http://linux.org.by/articles/ss1.html Howto]
 
*[http://linux.org.by/articles/ss1.html Howto]
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'''Linux Set-Top Box page''' - DVBstream for streaming DVB over networks and some other useful tools for Linux Set-Top Boxes by Dave Chapman
 
'''Linux Set-Top Box page''' - DVBstream for streaming DVB over networks and some other useful tools for Linux Set-Top Boxes by Dave Chapman
 
*[http://www.linuxstb.org/ Linux Set-Top Box page]
 
*[http://www.linuxstb.org/ Linux Set-Top Box page]
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'''DTV''' is a new client for controlling the DVBs cards from Technotrend/Hauppauge/Siemens which focuses on the correct interpretation of program information sent through the DVB-SI datastream. Thanks to Rolf Hakenes  
 
'''DTV''' is a new client for controlling the DVBs cards from Technotrend/Hauppauge/Siemens which focuses on the correct interpretation of program information sent through the DVB-SI datastream. Thanks to Rolf Hakenes  
 
*[http://hesdvb.sourceforge.net/ DTV page]
 
*[http://hesdvb.sourceforge.net/ DTV page]
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'''Sat (Satellite Technology) HOWTO''' is an excellent HOWTO about setting up your Linux box to watch digital TV and use DVB data services. Thanks to Roberto Arcomano and Florindo Santoro.
 
'''Sat (Satellite Technology) HOWTO''' is an excellent HOWTO about setting up your Linux box to watch digital TV and use DVB data services. Thanks to Roberto Arcomano and Florindo Santoro.
 
*[http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Sat-HOWTO.html Howto]  
 
*[http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Sat-HOWTO.html Howto]  
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'''HOWTO Create SVCDs from DVB Recordings''' - excellent pages by Peter Hofmann.
 
'''HOWTO Create SVCDs from DVB Recordings''' - excellent pages by Peter Hofmann.
 
*[http://www.pxh.de/fs/svcd/DVB2SVCD/index.html Howto]  
 
*[http://www.pxh.de/fs/svcd/DVB2SVCD/index.html Howto]  
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'''KVDR''' the KDE GUI for VDR - by Guido Fiala
 
'''KVDR''' the KDE GUI for VDR - by Guido Fiala
 
*[[kvdr]]
 
*[[kvdr]]
 
*[http://www.s.netic.de/gfiala/ Guido Fialas Homepage]  
 
*[http://www.s.netic.de/gfiala/ Guido Fialas Homepage]  
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'''Transcode''' is a linux text-console utility for video stream processing (MPEG, DV, DivX, MJPEG) developed by Thomas Östreich.  
 
'''Transcode''' is a linux text-console utility for video stream processing (MPEG, DV, DivX, MJPEG) developed by Thomas Östreich.  
 
*[http://www.theorie.physik.uni-goettingen.de/~ostreich/transcode/index.html homepage]
 
*[http://www.theorie.physik.uni-goettingen.de/~ostreich/transcode/index.html homepage]
'''Quick and dirty Video Tools''' - A collection of utilities slightly modified (or completely rewritten) to provide video format conversion under Linux
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*[http://www.ee.up.ac.za/~justin/videostuff/ link]
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'''VCDImager''' -- The GNU VideoCD Image Maker  
 
'''VCDImager''' -- The GNU VideoCD Image Maker  
 
*[http://www.vcdimager.org/ VCDImager]
 
*[http://www.vcdimager.org/ VCDImager]
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'''Europe Online (EON) Linux Masquerading FAQ Page''' - Franz Ackermann from Vienna wrote a very useful page about setting up a Linux router with EON internet by satellite.
 
'''Europe Online (EON) Linux Masquerading FAQ Page''' - Franz Ackermann from Vienna wrote a very useful page about setting up a Linux router with EON internet by satellite.
 
*[http://obiwan.hvrlab.org/~faz/eon/eon_masq.html FAQ]
 
*[http://obiwan.hvrlab.org/~faz/eon/eon_masq.html FAQ]
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'''How to cascade your Squid proxy with EON''' - speed up surfing and work around client authentication - by Lukas Loesche  
 
'''How to cascade your Squid proxy with EON''' - speed up surfing and work around client authentication - by Lukas Loesche  
 
*[http://www.zockbar.de/html/eon-proxy.html Howto]
 
*[http://www.zockbar.de/html/eon-proxy.html Howto]
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'''North American MPEG-2 Information''' - good introduction to digital television in the USA.
 
'''North American MPEG-2 Information''' - good introduction to digital television in the USA.
 
*[http://www.coolstf.com/mpeg/index.html link]
 
*[http://www.coolstf.com/mpeg/index.html link]
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'''The Linux HTPC Howto'''
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*[http://www.linuxis.us/linux/media/howto/linux-htpc/index.html Home theater PC Howto]
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'''CentOS 5 and Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T SE in the UK Howto'''
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*[http://www.stevewatts.com/tech/2008/dvr/ CentOS WinTV Nova-T DVR Howto]
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==Video for Linux (V4L) Related Links ==
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* [http://www.exploits.org/v4l Video for Linux resources] -- Note - somewhat dated list
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* [http://alsa.opensrc.org/ ALSA wiki]
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==General Links==
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* [http://www.linuxtv.org LinuxTV homepage] -- has various information contained within the site
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* [http://www.bttv-gallery.de BTTV Gallery] -- pictures of TV cards with all chipsets
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'''Wikipedia articles on television technologies'''
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Television_technology Television Technology section]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Cable_television Cable Television section]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Composite_video_input Composite Video]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-Bandwidth_Digital_Content_Protection} HDCP - High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-Definition_Multimedia_Interface HDMI - High-Definition Multimedia Interface]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I2C I2C]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RGB_color_model RGB Color Model]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-video S-Video]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TV_tuner_card Tuner - TV Tuner Card]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertical_blanking_interval VBI - Vertical Blanking Interval]
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[[Category:Help]]
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[[Category:LinuxTV]]

Latest revision as of 20:22, 14 October 2009

Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Related Links

Many users seem to use their DVB cards for receiving data (internet by satellite), some also for watching and recording TV on their PC. Here are some links (send us more if you have):

Internet DVB by Andi Ahdin

Klaus Schmidinger's Digital VCR:

Ralph and Marcus Metzler provide alternative drivers and useful DVB applications on their

Satellite Software page by Jan Panteltje

  • useful software for Linux DVB
    • ppv - a still picture viewer for the Technotrend/Siemens/Hauppauge DVB-S PCI digital TV card
    • viemu - a viaccess smart card emulator using a 'season' type interface
    • satpos - a program to calculate the azimuth and elevation for geostationary satellites
    • sdb - a signal strength indicator for the dvb server for the Technotrend DVB-s PCI card
    • pscan - a scanning program for the dvb server for the Technotrend DVB-s PCI card
    • subtitles - adding subtitles in Linux to DVB recordings, create DivX4-mp3 Joliet CD-Rs (Micro-DVDs) with an hour program and very good quality.
  • Satellite Software page by Jan Panteltje

linuxdvb.tv is a collection of useful information, documentation and FAQs about operating a DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) PCI add-on card under Linux by Henning Holtschneider.

Dvbd information - describes the usage of dvbd2 and dvbd3 and collects all versions, revisions and patches. Thanks to Andrei Boros.

The Debian VDR and DVB Packaging Project maintains Debian packages related to DVB cards like drivers, dvb-utils, vdr and vdr-addons.

Andrei Darahshenka wrote a step-by-step installation HOWTO to set up the network interface using dvb-0.9 and linux-2.4.

Linux Set-Top Box page - DVBstream for streaming DVB over networks and some other useful tools for Linux Set-Top Boxes by Dave Chapman

DTV is a new client for controlling the DVBs cards from Technotrend/Hauppauge/Siemens which focuses on the correct interpretation of program information sent through the DVB-SI datastream. Thanks to Rolf Hakenes

Sat (Satellite Technology) HOWTO is an excellent HOWTO about setting up your Linux box to watch digital TV and use DVB data services. Thanks to Roberto Arcomano and Florindo Santoro.

HOWTO Create SVCDs from DVB Recordings - excellent pages by Peter Hofmann.

KVDR the KDE GUI for VDR - by Guido Fiala

Transcode is a linux text-console utility for video stream processing (MPEG, DV, DivX, MJPEG) developed by Thomas Östreich.

VCDImager -- The GNU VideoCD Image Maker

Europe Online (EON) Linux Masquerading FAQ Page - Franz Ackermann from Vienna wrote a very useful page about setting up a Linux router with EON internet by satellite.

How to cascade your Squid proxy with EON - speed up surfing and work around client authentication - by Lukas Loesche

North American MPEG-2 Information - good introduction to digital television in the USA.

The Linux HTPC Howto

CentOS 5 and Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T SE in the UK Howto

Video for Linux (V4L) Related Links


General Links

Wikipedia articles on television technologies