I want to build a dvr/pvr/tivo...

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  1. failurbydesign

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    i kinda want to build my own..has anyone done this..??????
     
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    google mythtv, it runs on linux there are a bunch of pages of people who have done this. I'm gonna do it when I can scratch up enough for a shuttle pc and a nice video card.
     
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    Yes.

    I tried KnoppMyth (a bundled version of MythTv and Knoppix designed specifically for a PVR) once but had some issues with my tuner card. About a month ago, I installed Ubuntu Dapper Drake and installed MythTv through apt-get.

    After a bit of tweaking, it worked perfect.

    It isn't terribly difficult, but it can take some time. I suggest following an install guide for a specific flavor of linux.
     
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    do i have to use linux, cuz i have no idea how.....plus im not sure i want to take the time for that......
     
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    ill check that out