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* For [[Radio Data System (RDS)#What devices can receive RDS information|devices capable of receiving RDS information]], see the associated [[Radio Data System (RDS)#User applications|userspace applications]].
 
* For [[Radio Data System (RDS)#What devices can receive RDS information|devices capable of receiving RDS information]], see the associated [[Radio Data System (RDS)#User applications|userspace applications]].
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Radio Listening Software:

There are a number of Radio devices, in particular those TV tuner devices which also contain a radio receiver/tuner, for which V4L directly supports. The following list of software applications allow one to control a radio tuner.

Radio Applications

Gnomeradio and kradio, the most fully featured applications, are not yet available in all distributions and need to be compiled first. Some of the older applications are mature and readily available, but no longer actively developed.

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User experiences

If you're a user, post your installation and user experiences here!

gnomeradio

Clearly a more sophisticated application. There's only a debian package for i386, so I'll need to build from the tarball. Since I'm mainly interested in remote recording, I'll try fmtools and radio first.

gradio

I tried gradio on Debian amd64, as it's available; it's very basic. If you don't have the card on /dev/radio, start with

gradio -d /dev/radio2

No recording capability, stable gui, minimal functionality -- tuner and volume. I had to hand-edit the .gradiorc configuration file to get station presets; I may have missed some way of doing this through the gui.