Hacking MythTV (ExtremeTech)

by Jarod Wilson, Ed Tittel, Matthew Wright, Justin Korelc

Hacking MythTV (ExtremeTech)

Description:

Want control? Build your own MythTV PC.

You don't do stuff like this to cut corners. You do it because you want what you want?and because it's fun. And a personalized MythTV is so much more than a PVR. You can combine HDTV, DVD, all kinds of music, radio, photos, even a plug-in videophone module. All you need is a little Linux know-how, assorted software components and plug-ins, an adventurous nature, and this book to tell you how it all goes together. Voil?he entertainment hub of your dreams.

Learn to do all this and much more:

  • Choose HD capture cards and sound drivers.
  • Install and configure MythTV.
  • Build your program guides.
  • Use xine to add DVD menu support.
  • Pass raw digital streams to an external decoder.
  • Do cool things with your remote control.
  • Hack your own themes.
  • Export MythTV .nuv recordings to other formats.

A companion Web site provides even more of the know-how you need.

Visit www.wiley.com/go/extremetech for links, updates, news about recent developments in MythTV, and resources shared by other readers like you.

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