Thursday, October 02, 2008

More on the HVR-950

Starting with Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, support for the Hauppauge HVR-950 is included directly in the Linux kernel. This means that the lengthy procedure spelled out in my previous post are no longer needed to enjoy HD OTA television on your desktop. Unfortunately, the firmware is not included, so you must follow these instructions to download it, extract it, and move it to the correct directory:

Much thanks to this post for steering me in the right direction:

With this fix, I can now use the tuner on my backend MythTV setup!

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