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MythTV Talk

The talk that Frank Ten Thy gave to the group on how to install and configure MythTV was excellent. He installed the Mythbuntu distribution on a computer and used the HDHomeRun tuner as its input. He brought along a set of rabbit-ears for an antenna and we could see that configuring for that tuner was a snap.

Frank then set up another box he had built and installed as a MythTV backend and frontend to show us how other media is handled by the program. He had imported several DVDs to the box and had recorded a bunch of television programs. They all played back flawlessly.

About half of our users group was all set to create a MythTV installation after seeing Frank do it, so that shows how well it was received.

Here are some links that are helpful if you are interested in finding out more about this.