Hacking MythTV (ExtremeTech)

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

Hacking MythTV (ExtremeTech)


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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